Recognizing lifetime contributions of building industry members to our communities
Named after the Founder of the Home Builders Care program, the Mitchell Award is
presented in recognition of a lifetime of leadership and commitment to community
outreach and charitable efforts, particularly within the state of Maryland and through
HBCF, its community service programs and charitable construction projects.
The award was first presented in 2013 to Mr. Bob Mitchell himself, in tribute to
the official founding of Home Builders Care Foundation in 1984. The first official
Operation Tom Sawyer project began in 1983. 2013 marked the beginning of our 30th
Chosen by the HBCF Board of Directors, recipients of this prestigious award are selected
on the basis of dedication, service, participation and contributions – both in-kind
and financial - that go above and beyond “normal” volunteer activity. The award
recognizes lifetime achievement and philanthropy.