HomeAid Houston unveils mini-castle for Project Playhouse

HomeAid Houston unveils mini-castle for Project Playhouse

HomeAid Houston unveiled this year’s Project Playhouse over the weekend in Towne Lake.

The Coventry Kids Castle was on display he public had its first chance to buy raffle tickets for this year’s majesticwill be on display during the event, the first of several appearances planned through the summer. The storybook-style castle will enchant children and adults alike with such features as air conditioning, lighting, television and gaming equipment. Interior design elements will reflect the medieval theme. Coventry builds in the Oakhurst community. 

The Coventry Kids Castle was built by Coventry Homes and Plantation Homes with materials and labor donated by members of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA). Raffle tickets are $5. Proceeds are used to build transitional housing for Houston’s homeless men, women and children. This is HomeAid Houston’s eighth year for Project Playhouse.

"We wanted to create a fantastical playhouse that would be a child’s dream come true,” said James Miller, region president for Coventry Homes and Plantation Homes. "The Coventry Kids Castle will spark a child’s imagination as his backyard becomes his personal kingdom."

The playhouse will be on display next at GHBA's New Home and Remodeling Show at Reliant Center, Saturday and Sunday, June 7-8, and Minute Maid Park, Tuesday, June 24, through Wednesday, July 2. The Houston Astros and The Astros Foundation are partners on the project. Raffle tickets also can be purchased online at www.homeaidhouston.org/project-playhouse/.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available, including packages for recognition at Houston Astros home games. For more information, contact Lea Pipitone at lpipitone@homeaidhouston.org or 713-705-4441.

MHI and HomeAid Houston have a long, productive history together that began in 2009. The company spearheaded the construction of two homes, each more than 6,500 square feet, for Gracewood, a Children at Heart Ministry in the Spring Branch area. Each home was designed for five families facing homelessness