The Houston Dynamo and BBVA Compass conducted a revitalization project in Houston’s East End neighborhood today as part of their ‘Building a Better Community’ initiative.
After morning kickoff ceremonies, complete with a ceremonial first paint stroke, approximately 100 volunteers – including BBVA Compass employees, Dynamo front office staff, Dynamo Girls and Dynamo Charities board members – helped landscape, paint and repair three East End homes.
“The East End neighborhood is our new home and we look forward to being good neighbors for a long time,” said Dynamo President Chris Canetti. “This project with BBVA Compass is the beginning of what we plan to do in the area.”
“The work undertaken by our employees, the Dynamo and Rebuilding Together will help to build a better future for Houstonians, especially those in the East End,” said Manolo Sánchez, BBVA U.S. country manager and BBVA Compass president and CEO. “We are excited to be part of the progress in this vibrant, inner-city neighborhood.”
The home improvements included the installation of a wheelchair ramp as well as electrical and plumbing improvements. For more information on the Building a Better Houston campaign, visit www.houstondynamo.com/babh.