HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (Nasdaq: BECN) (“Beacon” or the “Company”) announced today the launch of its first annual Beacon of Hope contest, through which Beacon will award deserving veteran homeowners new roofs. The contest is open to all military veterans who received honorable or general discharges. There will be a total of five winners selected from around the country.
“The Beacon of Hope contest is one way we can give back to the men and women who have given so much to our country,” said Eric Swank, Beacon’s Chief Operating Officer. “It is an honor and privilege to provide a safe roof that they can be proud of and that will protect their family and their belongings.”
From July 29, 2019 through September 20, 2019, the public can nominate a deserving U.S. veteran at http://go.becn.com/beaconofhope or submit an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations must include a photo and short bio of the veteran, which includes their military branch, years of service and why the nominee is deserving of a new roof.
Ten finalists will be announced in September, and the public will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite finalists. Beacon will announce the winners and runners-up on Veterans Day.
To learn more about the Beacon of Hope contest and read the official contest rules, visit http://go.becn.com/beaconofhope.
About Beacon Roofing Supply
Founded in 1928, Beacon Roofing Supply is the largest publicly traded distributor of residential and commercial roofing materials and complementary building products in North America, operating over 500 branches throughout all 50 states in the U.S. and 6 provinces in Canada. Beacon serves an extensive base of over 100,000 customers, utilizing its vast branch network and diverse service offerings to provide high-quality products and support throughout the entire business lifecycle. Beacon also offers its own private label brand, TRI-BUILT, and has a proprietary digital account management suite, Beacon Pro+, which allows customers to manage their businesses online. A Fortune 500 company, Beacon’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BECN. To learn more about Beacon and its brands, please visit www.becn.com.