SOURCE: GAF

January 21, 2014 16:26 ET

GAF Partners With Good Morning America to Help Rebuild Give Kids The World Village

ABC's Good Morning America Will Live Broadcast the Reveal on Friday, January 24

WAYNE, NJ--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2014) - GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, is excited to announce their assistance in the rebuild of the Memory Makers' Building at Give Kids The World Village. Give Kids The World Village is a non-profit organization that exists to fulfill the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world to experience a memorable, joyful, cost-free visit to the Central Florida attractions and to enjoy the magic of Give Kids The World Village. Good Morning America will be revealing the remodeled building with Ty Pennington on January 24 between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. EST.

"When GAF got the call to be a part of this rebuild we immediately said yes," explains Alyssa Hall, marketing communications manager at GAF. "Give Kids The World is an amazing charity that has been changing the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and their families for 28 years. GAF is proud to have put a new roof on their facility so they can continue to bring happiness and smiles to the deserving families and children from around the world." GAF Master Elite™ Contractors Collis Roofing and Roof Top Services donated their time and labor towards installing the new GAF Timberline® roof, while ABC Supply in Orlando donated delivery of the product.

Good Morning America's live reveal of the rebuild with co-anchor Josh Elliott, Ty Pennington, and Chef Emeril Lagasse will have an exciting "Move that bus!" moment with all the contractors, employees, and volunteers who made this happen. Make sure to watch the exciting reveal on January 24 from 8:30 a.m.-9 a.m. EST.

To learn more about GAF, visit www.gaf.com.

About Give Kids The World
Give Kids The World Village (GKTW) is a 70-acre, non-profit resort in Central Florida that creates magical memories for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. GKTW provides accommodations at its whimsical resort, donated attractions tickets, meals and more for a weeklong, cost-free fantasy vacation. With the help of many generous individuals, corporations and partnering wish-granting organizations, Give Kids The World has welcomed more than 122,000 families from all 50 states and over 74 countries. Visit www.gktw.org for more information on GKTW and its mission. For our latest news, visit Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and follow our blog at www.givekidstheworld.org/blog.

About GAF
Founded in 1886, GAF has become the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. The company's products include a comprehensive portfolio of steep-slope and commercial roofing systems, which are supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. Its success is driven by its commitment to Advanced Quality, Industry Expertise, and Solutions Made Simple for contractors, specifiers, and property owners alike. In 2011, GAF was the first roofing manufacturer to offer a Lifetime limited warranty on all of its laminated shingles and, in 2012, it introduced the GAF Lifetime Roofing System.

With a focus on social responsibility, GAF has developed Advanced Protection® Shingle Technology, which provides superior durability and wind resistance while reducing the use of scarce natural resources. The company has also developed single-ply and asphaltic membranes with superior durability and high reflectivity to meet the most rigorous industry standards while helping commercial property owners and designers reduce energy consumption.

GAF also supports the roofing industry through CARE, the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, which has provided education to over 125,000 professionals. CARE's mission is to help professional contractors and distributors build their businesses through sales and management education, and to provide product and installation training to contractors, distributors, architects, property owners, and related industry personnel. For more information about GAF, visit www.gaf.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:
    Alyssa Hall
    Marketing Communications
    973-628-3301
    ahall@gaf.com