Team members collect more than 100,000 pounds of food for the holiday
NASHVILLE, TN (December 7, 2015): David Weekley Homes hosted a company-wide Thanksgiving Drive and collected more than 100,000 pounds of turkey and nonperishable items.
In Nashville, the Thanksgiving Drive benefited Nashville Rescue Mission, a nonprofit organization that provides meals, safe shelter and clothing to those in need, as well as support and long-term assistance for those struggling with homelessness, addictions and other life debilitating problems.
Approximately 800 pounds of food was collected during the drive. Nashville team members presented the turkeys to the organization to provide weekly meals for those in need.
“It was great to see our team really get behind this drive and help make it a success. It brought tears to our eyes to see that kind of generosity,” said Monica Jackson, David Weekley Homes Project Coordinator. “It truly was a blessing to be a part of giving back to our community.”
The drive was an initiative of the company’s CARE program, which is a charitable and volunteer program that joins team members with homeowners, homebuyers, community partners and local nonprofit organizations to live out its purpose, Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives in all the communities in which it builds. This is accomplished by company team members volunteering countless hours to different organizations in their communities and by The David Weekley Family Foundation donating more than $100 million to a variety of organizations throughout the U.S. and abroad over the past 20 years.
About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 22 cities across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.” Weekley has also appeared nine times on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 80,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, please visit the company’s website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.