One local family in Springfield, PA is enjoying a new roof after receiving a free installation over the weekend.
GAF, the largest roofing manufacturer in North America began No Roof Left Behind in 2009. The nationwide program partners with local contractors to provide a new roof at no cost to a deserving family in need.
AMDG is an exterior contracting company in Delaware County that's been serving the area for over a decade and has been involved with GAF as their main shingle distributor.
The owner, Jason Campuzano, founded the company with the intention of making it a staple of the community and a company neighbors could rely on. This weekend, it was a company the Carr family depended on.
"Everyone doesn't have to be here today. It's a cold Saturday morning, but everyone from our company showed up even the secretaries, the office guys, workers and it's really important for us as a company to give back to our community," said Campuzano.
Bill and Maureen Carr have five children; four of them are under the age of seven.
"I'm a teacher and we don't have a lot of money and everything we have goes to bills. Our roof is in pretty bad shape. We actually have a big bucket up their catching water and with the winter coming we knew there would be snow up there and it'd get even worse," said Bill Carr.
The contest is simple. Participants upload a deserving family's story or their own story on why they need a new roof, four finalists are chosen and then it's up to the public to vote for a winner.
"We were blown away by the number of people. Just on our post alone we had 80 people who also shared that so then there were people who don't know us that were voting for us and it was just awesome," said Maureen Carr.
The Carr family has been a staple of the Springfield community with their various efforts to better it including a basketball program they started.
"The Carr family was the perfect family for us and they give so much to the community we were happy to give back to them this holiday season," said Campuzano.
The cost of the installation is around $6,400.