Charleston, SC (October 25, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is hosting its second annual, companywide Thanksgiving Drive for Charleston area residents. In Charleston, the builder is joining together with Homeowners, Team Members, Real Estate Professionals, vendors and others to collect nonperishable items for the Lowcountry Food Bank.
David Weekley Homes Team Members are accepting nonperishable items at all model homes in Charleston, November 2 – 16. David Weekley Homes will be collecting frozen turkeys on Wednesday, November 16, at the David Weekley Homes Division Office. Click here to view the list of items needed and to find a drop-off location near you.
David Weekley Homes strives to make a positive impact in the communities in which it builds through the CARE program. This is accomplished by joining together with Team Members, Homeowners and community partners to volunteer with different organizations, 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 Lowcountry Food Bank
The Lowcountry Food Bank serves the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina and aims to distribute more than 24 million pounds of food each year. The Lowcountry Food Bank is a clearinghouse for donated food products that are distributed to a network of nearly 300 member feeding agencies including soup kitchens, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries.
The Lowcountry Food Bank is a member of Feeding America and is committed to educating the public about the problems of and solutions to domestic hunger as well as advocating on behalf of our neighbors who experience hunger.
About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016. Headquartered in Houston, the company operates in 23 cities and 13 states 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.” David Weekley Homes has also appeared 10 times on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since 1976, the company has closed more than 80,000 homes. For more information, visit www.davidweekleyhomes.com.