TowneBank received Habitat’s ‘Dream Builder’ award

Published 10:37 am Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads selected TowneBank as its 2023 Dream Builder of the Year in recognition of the outstanding support of the nonprofit’s mission. 

The annual award honors the accomplishments of organizations and individuals who go above and beyond to provide assistance to create affordable housing solutions that strengthen families and communities in South Hampton Roads, according to a news release. Jim Miller, president and chief executive officer of TowneBank Mortgage, accepted the award on behalf of company, presented by Dr. Kia Dunbar-Harris representing Sentara Health, the 2022 Dream Builder of the Year. 

Previous recipients of the award include the Dragas Companies, Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank and Birdsong Peanuts. 

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The award was announced during the Habitat South Hampton Roads Charity Classic at the Town Point Club in Norfolk Saturday, Nov. 4.  

As the 2023 Construction Sponsor, TowneBank has made a multi-year pledge of $500,000 over five years to help build affordable homes and provide critical home repairs for income-constrained senior, disabled and/or Veteran homeowners in South Hampton Roads, the release stated.  Additionally, TowneBank volunteers participated in team builds during the past year.