*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***

Cardin to Mark Latest Success of “Maryland Home Makeover” Program

Senator to join Partnership for Housing Foundation in unveiling new home for Essex family that faces extreme challenges     

Tuesday, August 12 at 10:30AM, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will participate in the ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony in Essex for the latest project of the Partnership for Housing Foundation’s transformative “Maryland Home Makeover” program. 

“A Maryland family that faces incredible challenges every day is getting some remarkable help from the ‘Maryland Home Makeover’ program,” said Senator Cardin. “With the tremendous support of an army of volunteers, generous sponsors and talented professionals, the Partnership for Housing Foundation is about to make a profound difference in the life of a family that has given so much to our community despite its own personal challenges and hardships. This is Marylanders helping Marylanders at its finest.”

WHAT:          Ribbon-Cutting and Dedication Ceremony for “Maryland Home Makeover” Program

WHO:            U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

                        Partnership for Housing Foundation

                        The Herbert Family                            

WHEN:          Tuesday, August 12 – 10:30AM

WHERE:        313 Homberg Ave., Essex, MD

HOW:            Media are requested to RSVP to Fern Dannis,fern.dannis@mdrealtor.org

The Partnership for Housing Foundation, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, was created in 2001 to provide an opportunity for REALTORS® and other real estate industry professionals to have a more direct impact on development of affordable housing opportunities throughout Maryland.  The intent of MARYLAND HOME MAKEOVER™ program is to complete necessary home repairs and improvements to ensure the comfort, safety, health, and security of the dwelling for the qualified recipients.  To learn more about the Partnership for Housing Foundation, please visit www.partnershipforhousing.org . Press kits are available on the website and at the event.