Chicago, IL (October 30, 2017): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is hosting its third annual, companywide Giving Thanks, Giving Back Thanksgiving Drive for Chicago-area residents. In Chicago, the builder is joining together with homeowners, team members, real estate professionals, vendors and others to collect nonperishable items for Northern Illinois Food Bank.
David Weekley Homes team members are accepting nonperishable items from November 1 – 15 at all model homes and the Division Office. Click here to view the list of items needed and to find a drop-off location near you. In addition, monetary donations, not exceeding $50, can be made directly to Northern Illinois Food Bank by clicking here.
The drive is an initiative of the company’s CARE program, which is a charitable and volunteer program that joins team members, homeowners, homebuyers and community partners with nonprofits to make a positive impact in the lives of everyone it touches and in all the communities it builds through its purpose, Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives. 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 through the U.S. and abroad over the past 20 years.
The company’s CARE program stands for:
C – Committed to Building Community Character… encouraging a culture of caring and contribution with our Team Members, Customers and Community.
A – Active in our Community… engaging our communities through Team Members completing hundreds of projects and The David Weekley Family Foundation donating more than $100 million to worthy causes over the past 20 years.
R – Responsible to our Community… living up to our responsibility of Building Dreams and Enhancing the Lives of our Team, Customers and Community.
E – Enhancing our Community… living a life of service to provide true meaning and purpose.
About Northern Illinois Food Bank
The Northern Illinois Food Bank is an organization that provides nutritious food and innovative feeding programs to more than 71,000 people each week.
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 11 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.