Lee BIA Builders Care Honors Outstanding Volunteers, Partners

Mandi Wray and Dan Beiter present the Volunteer of the Year award to Dan Pickard (center).

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2021) – Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), recently presented its annual awards that honored community partners and volunteers for their commitment to Lee County homeowners in need. 

Awards include: Volunteer of the Year, presented to Dan Pickard of Ferguson Enterprises; Partner of the Year, recognizing LSI Companies, Inc.; Contractor Partner of the Year, presented to Plumbing Solutions of Southwest Florida; Michael English Hearts and Hammers Award, awarded to Dan Beiter of Cypress Bay Development; and the Whole Heart Award, awarded to Mandi Wray of Lee BIA Builders Care.

“Whether they’ve volunteered their time or helped fund a life-changing project, our community partners and volunteers go above and beyond to support local homeowners in need,” said Crystal Stouten, executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care. “We are truly grateful for the many individuals and companies that play an essential role in making Builders Care and our mission possible.”


The mission of Lee BIA Builders Care is to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. Lee BIA Builders Care offers a full range of no-cost emergency construction services to improve the safety and health for needy seniors and disabled individuals of all ages by enlisting the expertise and donated services and materials of contractors, sub-contractors and businesses. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $4.8 million in construction services back into the community at no cost to homeowners in need. Builders Care is funded through financial donations, grants and donated services and materials to provide emergency construction services to qualified homeowners throughout the community. Lee BIA Builders Care is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization under the charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association. Lee BIA Builders Care is headquartered at 6835 International Center Blvd. #4 in Fort Myers. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056, and by following Builders Care at www.Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare.

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