GREENVILLE, SC – Rebuild Upstate recently received a $12,500 donation from IBERIABANK and First Horizon to support home repair for low-income homeowners in the Upstate.
Rebuild Upstate receives public and private funds to support home repairs across Greenville, Anderson, Pickens, and Oconee counties. Through its work, the organization hopes to raise awareness of the need for more affordable housing in Upstate communities.
“IBERIABANK and First Horizon have come together as one financial institution that remains committed to serving our communities. We are proud to support Rebuild Upstate as they continue their great work in helping solve critical affordable housing issues in Greenville. We look forward to a continued partnership with Rebuild Upstate in 2021. We truly believe when our communities succeed, we succeed,” said Sam Erwin, Executive Vice President/South Carolina Regional President for IBERIABANK.
Since its founding in 2007, Rebuild Upstate has repaired more than 1,100 homes, including more than 2,500 home repair projects. This was made possible through community support, especially with the help of more than 10,000 volunteers. Rebuild Upstate has grown by more than 2,000% since 2012 to ensure more homes are safe and healthy for local residents.
“We are incredibly thankful for IBERIABANK and First Horizon investing in our community’s success,” said Chris Manley, Rebuild Upstate’s President/CEO and Founder. “We can only help people in our community with the commitment of companies, individuals, churches, and others stepping up to play a part. This commitment from IBERIABANK and First Horizon is doing just that.”
About Rebuild Upstate:
Rebuild Upstate serves low-income homeowners with repairs and accessibility improvements to create safe, livable housing in existing homes and neighborhoods in Greenville, Anderson, Pickens, and Oconee counties. Its team envisions a community where everyone has the opportunity to live a life of dignity in a safe home environment in order to maintain and foster strong, sustainable communities. Learn more at www.rebuildupstate.org.
About First Horizon:
First Horizon Corp. (NYSE:FHN), with $84 billion in assets, is a leading regional financial services company, dedicated to strengthening the lives of our associates, clients, shareholders, and communities. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, the banking subsidiary First Horizon Bank operates nearly 500 bank locations in 12 states across the Southeast. With more than 288 years of combined First Horizon Bank and IBERIABANK financial experience, the Company and its subsidiaries offer commercial, private banking, consumer, small business, wealth and trust management, retail brokerage, capital markets, fixed income, mortgage, and title insurance services. First Horizon is recognized as one of the nation’s best employers by Fortune and Forbes magazines and a Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. bank. More information is available at www.FirstHorizon.com.