The Momentous Institute has been building and repairing social emotional health for more than 90 years. The
Dallas-based organization serves 6,000 kids and family members directly each year through mental health programs and a
social emotional health-based curriculum at its nationally acclaimed Momentous School. The Momentous Institute also
invests in research, innovative program development and training in an effort to help the children it cannot serve
directly. In 2014, the Momentous Institute trained more than 4,500 educators and clinicians, affecting 112,500
In honor of National Roofing Week July 5-11, former NRCA President Nelson Braddy, president of King of Texas Roofing
Co. LP, Grand Prairie, led an effort to provide a new roof system for the Momentous Institute. The project involved a
TPO re-cover of a 300-square roof, and King of Texas Roofing donated labor for the project—a crew of eight
workers plus a foreman and superintendent.
Various companies donated materials for the project. H&E Equipment Services, Baton Rouge, La., donated a lift; Johns
Manville, Denver, donated the TPO membrane; OMG Roofing Products, Agawam, Mass., donated fasteners and plates; Roofing
Supply Group LLC, Dallas, donated the skylights and roof hatch rail; and Rmax, Dallas, donated the polyisocyanurate
insulation. Jim Whitten Roof Consultants LLC, Austin, Texas, provided the design services.