IBEX Roof's New Charity Initiative: A Heartfelt Story of Community and Family Support

July 3, 2024


At IBEX Roof, we believe in more than just providing top-notch roofing services; our commitment extends to uplifting the community we serve. Today, we're excited to share a touching story from our latest charity project within the IBEX Cares initiative. This project involves giving back to the family of one of our cherished team members, Johnny Mendez, and replacing the roof of his beloved uncle's home in Vancouver, WA.

Background Information

Introduction to IBEX Roof

IBEX Roof has proudly served Vancouver, WA, and surrounding areas with a comprehensive range of roofing services, including roof replacement, roof repair, roof cleaning, and emergency roof repair. Our commitment to quality workmanship and customer satisfaction has established us as a trusted roofing company in the region.

What is IBEX Cares?

The IBEX Cares program embodies our dedication to giving back to the community. Through this initiative, we identify individuals or families in need of roofing assistance and execute projects that make a significant impact on their lives.

Program Details:

  • Origin: The idea for IBEX Cares was born out of a desire to use our expertise to make a difference in our community.
  • Purpose: To provide roofing solutions for those unable to afford necessary repairs or replacements.
  • Past Projects: We have successfully completed several charity projects, each making a lasting positive impact on the recipients.
  • Future Goals: We aim to expand IBEX Cares, reaching more families and making a broader impact.

The Charity Project

Johnny Mendez and His Uncle

This charity project holds special significance as it involves Johnny Mendez, one of our dedicated Project Managers. Johnny's uncle has always been a father figure to him, offering guidance and support throughout his life. Due to recent health challenges, Johnny's uncle has struggled to maintain his home, especially his deteriorating roof.

Personal Story:

  • Johnny Mendez:
    • Role: Project Manager at IBEX Roof
    • Contributions: Known for his dedication and work ethic, Johnny has been instrumental in many successful projects at our roofing company.
  • Johnny's Uncle:
    • Relationship: A father figure and mentor
    • Challenges: Recently faced health issues, hindering his ability to maintain his home.

Selection Process

Selecting Johnny's uncle for this project was an easy decision for the IBEX Roof team. Knowing the personal connection and the desperate condition of the roof, we were eager to help.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Urgency: The roof was in extremely poor condition with visible fiberglass and potential safety hazards.
  2. Family Connection: Johnny’s deep personal connection with his uncle highlighted the importance of this project.
  3. Community Impact: Helping Johnny’s uncle would set a positive example of community support and togetherness.

The Roofing Project

Initial Assessment

Before starting the project, we conducted a thorough assessment of the roof's condition. Here’s what we found:

Roof Condition:

Fiberglass ExposureLarge areas with fiberglass showing, compromising the roof's integrity.
Moss and DebrisSignificant moss growth and debris accumulation, adding weight and moisture.
LeakageMultiple leaks leading to interior water damage.

Project Details

The scope of work included a complete roof replacement, using high-quality materials and advanced techniques to ensure durability and longevity.

What Needed to Be Done:

  • Roof Tear-Off: Removing the old, damaged roofing materials.
  • Underlayment Installation: Laying down a protective underlayment to prevent future leaks.
  • Shingle Installation: Using high-quality shingles designed to withstand the elements.
  • Cleanup: Ensuring the site was spotless after completion.

Materials and Methods:

UnderlaymentPremium synthetic underlayment for enhanced water protection.
ShinglesHigh-durability shingles with a long lifespan and great aesthetic appeal.
FastenersCorrosion-resistant fasteners to ensure a secure installation.

Day One Recap

The first day of our charity roofing project was a resounding success. Here’s a detailed account of the work accomplished:

Work Accomplished

  1. Roof Tear-Off:
    • Removed old shingles and underlayment.
    • Identified and addressed underlying issues.
  2. Underlayment Installation:
    • Installed premium synthetic underlayment to protect against moisture.
  3. Site Preparation for Overnight:
    • Ensured the roof was dried in and secure for the night.
    • Set up safety measures for continued work the next day.

Visual Elements

Here are some snapshots from Day One of the project:

Work PhaseDescription
Tear-OffRemoving the old roofing materials
UnderlaymentInstalling the synthetic underlayment
Safety SetupPreparing the site for overnight safety

Interviews and Testimonials

Interview with Johnny Mendez

We had the opportunity to sit down with Johnny and get his insights on this meaningful project.

Insights from Johnny:

  • Project Importance: "This project means the world to me. My uncle has always been there for me, and being able to give back in this way is incredibly fulfilling."
  • Impact on Family: "Knowing my uncle will have a secure and safe roof over his head brings immense peace of mind."
  • IBEX Roof’s Community Role: "I'm proud to work for a company that values giving back. It's about more than just being a roofing company; it’s about making a real difference."

The Impact of the Project

Immediate Benefits

The immediate benefits of this project are substantial, ensuring Johnny’s uncle can live comfortably and safely in his home.

Immediate Benefits:

  • Safety: The new roof eliminates previous safety hazards and ensures structural integrity.
  • Protection: Enhanced protection from leaks and weather conditions, preventing further interior damage.
  • Peace of Mind: Reduced stress for Johnny’s uncle, allowing him to focus on his health.

Long-Term Benefits

Beyond the immediate improvements, this charity project offers lasting benefits that will serve Johnny’s uncle well into the future.

Long-Term Benefits:

  • Durability: The high-quality materials used ensure the new roof will last many years.
  • Enhanced Quality of Life: A secure home environment improves overall well-being and quality of life.
  • Community Spirit: This project reinforces the importance of community and familial support.



In this blog post, we’ve shared the heartwarming story of how IBEX Roof, under the IBEX Cares program, is helping Johnny Mendez’ uncle by replacing his roof. This project underscores our commitment to quality, community, and family support.

Final Thoughts

We are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to give back to our community. This project is a testament to what can be achieved when a dedicated roofing company and a supportive community come together to help those in need.


We encourage you to take action—whether it’s supporting IBEX Roof through business, participating in our charity initiatives, or spreading awareness. Together, we can continue to make a difference, one roof at a time.

Additional Elements

Links and Resources

Below are some additional resources for those interested in learning more about our roofing services and charity initiatives:

By choosing IBEX Roof, you’re not just getting exceptional roofing services—you’re also supporting a roofing company that values community, quality, and family.

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