Denver, CO (December 11, 2018): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, hosted its fourth annual, companywide Giving Thanks, Giving Back Thanksgiving Drive, collecting an aggregate of nearly 184,000 pounds of turkey and nonperishable items in 18 participating markets. The company’s efforts provided nearly 311,500 meals to local families.
In Denver, 60 pounds of turkey and more than 2,100 pounds of nonperishable items were collected during the two-week drive, which ran from November 1 to 15.
“This year we were again able to make a difference in the lives of others through the Thanksgiving Drive,” said Zuzana Balzerova, lead sales consultant for David Weekley Homes in Denver. “We are very fortunate to work for a company that truly believes in enhancing our communities and impacting lives. I am so thankful to be a part of this amazing team!”
Locally, the Giving Thanks, Giving Back Thanksgiving Drive benefitted Parker Task Force/Food Bank, an organization dedicated to helping individuals and families become self-sufficient by providing food and other support services. David Weekley team members provided the collected items to Parker Task Force/Food Bank to distribute to families in time for the holiday.
“I want to say thank you to everyone at David Weekley Homes for providing Thanksgiving meals to the families we serve,” said Steve Budnack, director of Parker Task Force/Food Bank. “I was amazed with the amount of food the company dropped off at the food bank.”
The Thanksgiving Drive is an initiative of the company’s CARE program, which joins team members with homeowners, homebuyers, community partners and local nonprofit organizations to live out its purpose of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives in each of the communities in which it builds.
About Parker Task Force/Food Bank
Parker Task Force/Food Bank is dedicated to helping individuals and families in their community become self-sufficient by providing food, support services and limited financial assistance.
About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 21 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 90,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company’s website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.