English
English
Español
Français

Sign Up for Our E-News!

Join over 18,000 other roofers who get the Week in Roofing for a recap of this week's best industry posts!

Sign Up
Rocky Mountain Snow Guards - Sidebar Ad - Show Us Your Snow Guards Contest!
Hunter Panels - Sidebar - H-Shield HD 250x265
DaVinci - Sidebar Ad - May 2024 Unmatched, Unlimited, Uncompromising
The Coffee Shops - Sidebar Ad - Contractor Outlook Podcast
RCS - Trends Survey - 2024 Sidebar ad
The GLO Group - Side Bar Ad - Claim Free Consultation - Ad 3
RoofersCoffeeShop - Where The Industry Meets!
English
English
Español
Français

Roofing Company Gives Back to Vietnam Veteran in their Second-Annual “Roof-A Vet”

RCS - Second Annual "Roof-a-Vet"
January 29, 2023 at 6:00 a.m.

By Cayden Wemple. 

On Veterans Day, Angelo’s Roofing honored those who served by fixing up a Navy Veteran’s roof… free of charge!

Angelo’s Roofing went beyond the call of duty this Veterans Day by fixing a Vietnam Vet’s roof pro bono. Despite their busy schedule, the Angelo’s Roofing owner, Andy Vinca, told YourErie, “It was important to stop for at least one day and honor our veterans.” He went on to say that he wanted to bring awareness for all of the sacrifices that veterans have made to preserve our freedom. Several other local businesses decided to chip in and do their due-diligence to help out the Vietnam hero as well. E&L Wholesale Supply provided the materials, Pro Waste Services provided the dumpster, and the local Lowe’s supplied the wood necessary to fix up the roof. 

When the contractors arrived, the roof was in very poor shape and was in desperate need of repairs. The wood was completely rotten and the shingles were falling off as well. The wonderful gesture made the Navy Veteran and recipient, Reid Walker very grateful. He told Fox 66 Erie, “It’s wonderful. We didn’t know what we were going to do when it rains. Then when it snows, what are you going to do?” This is the second-annual “roof-a-vet” promotion that Angelo’s Roofing has done and they plan to continue the tradition for years to come.  

In a world where so many veterans are struggling financially, it is certainly a wonderful feat to watch a local community rally to give back to those who served. This is such an amazing precedent to set for not just the Erie community, but for Americans as a whole. More companies should take note and follow in Angelo’s Roofing’s footsteps, as these amazing acts of service go a long way in showing our heroes just how much we appreciate their service. 

Do you know of someone in the industry who is ‘doing good deeds’ in their community? Help us catch them at it. Send news and information to info@rooferscoffeeshop.com

About Cayden  

Cayden is a reporter for RoofersCoffeeShop, MetalCoffeeShop and AskARoofer. When he isn’t writing about roofs, he’s usually playing guitar or writing songs for his musical endeavors.



Recommended For You


Comments

There are currently no comments here.

Leave a Reply

Commenting is only accessible to RCS users.

Have an account? Login to leave a comment!


Sign In
RCS - L&L contest
English
English
Español
Français

Sign Up for Our E-News!

Join over 18,000 other roofers who get the Week in Roofing for a recap of this week's best industry posts!

Sign Up
SRS - Sidebar Ad - SRS Para Latinos
Maven Group SIdebar Ad
Owens Corning - Sidebar - Roofle + OC - June
Cougar Paws - Sidebar Ad - The Tool You Wear Gif
RCS - Trends Survey - 2024 Sidebar ad
Rocky Mountain Snow Guards - Sidebar Ad - Show Us Your Snow Guards Contest!