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    PRESS RELEASE: DiGregorio Family of New Bedford, MA Wins Free Roof

    PRESS RELEASE: DiGregorio Family of New Bedford, MA Wins Free Roof

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 25, 2023 – Fairhaven, MA – Bonnie DiGregorio of New Bedford, Massachusetts won a free roof from local home improvement company, Care Free Homes; DiGregorio, a Marine Corps veteran and widowed mother of three children, was a finalist in their annual New Year, New Roof Giveaway hosted earlier this month.

    Communities from Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod, and Rhode Island nominated and shared stories of deserving, in-need homeowners for the roof giveaway. Care Free Homes selected five finalists from over a dozen nominees to move onto the final, voting round. The community voted online to choose the winner. DiGregorio earned over 67% of the votes to win the contest and was notified with a sweepstakes style surprise at a family member’s home. The moment was captured on video and has been viewed by thousands of friends, families, and community members.

    This is the 8th year Care Free Homes has co-sponsored the contest with GAF Roofing to give one homeowner a GAF Timberline HDZ Roofing System. Community partners who also supported the New Year, New Roof Giveaway included Black Tie Cookies, United Way of Greater Fall River, United Way of Greater New Bedford, and Isaksen Solar. Black Tie Cookies donated gourmet cookie arrangements to the winner and finalists. United Way helped promote the giveaway and connect qualified homeowners to the program. Isaksen Solar donated gift cards to all five finalists.

    Learn more about the New Year, New Roof Giveaway and read the inspiring stories of this year’s finalists by visiting Explore the company’s other community programs by visiting the Care Free Homes, Inc. website at


    Media Contact:

    Stephanie Pickup
    Care Free Homes, Inc. Marketing Coordinator
    P: 508.997.1111 ext. 105