David Weekley Homes Celebrates Third Annual Nationwide Event by Giving Back
Home builder donates $43,000 to local charities
David Weekley Homes team members presented a donation of nearly $3,700 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas.
Austin, TX (May 17, 2018): The nation’s largest privately-held home builder celebrated more than 40 years of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives by hosting the third annual David Weekley Homes World’s Largest Showcase of Homes. From April 1-30, more than 8,700 visitors stopped by model or showcase homes across the country to see current innovations in design and décor trends.
As part of the company’s charitable and philanthropic efforts, a $5 donation was given to a local nonprofit organization for each visitor who registered with a sales consultant during David Weekley Homes World’s Largest Showcase of Homes, amounting to more than $43,000 for 19 local charities. In Austin, more than $3,600 was donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas.
“We are truly grateful to David Weekley Homes and their entire team for their generous support of our children and families,” said Tina Snider, chief communications officer for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas. “From volunteering their time to make meals for our families to supporting our programs with generous financial contributions, the David Weekley team's kindness helps us keep families close to the care their children need and surround them with the comfort, support and resources they need when their children are sick.”
The monetary gifts are one of the many ways David Weekley Homes lives out its purpose, Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives, in all the communities in which it builds. The builder joins with team members, homeowners and community partners to engage with communities to make a difference through volunteer and philanthropic efforts.
“The Showcase of Homes event is a wonderful opportunity for our entire community, not just David Weekley Homes Team Members, to give back to a cause that is near and dear to many of our hearts,” said Kara Gresslin, sales coach for David Weekley Homes in Austin.
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), an independent non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation, creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Through its global network of local Chapters in 62 countries and regions, its three core programs, the Ronald McDonald House®, the Ronald McDonald Family Room® and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, and millions of dollars in grants to support children's programs worldwide, RMHC provides stability and vital resources to families so they can get and keep their children healthy and happy. All RMHC-operated and supported programs provide access to quality health care and give children and families the time they need together to heal faster and cope better.
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 12 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, visit the company’s website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.