Houston, TX (October 25, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is hosting its second annual, company-wide Thanksgiving Drive for Houston-area residents. In Houston, the builder is joining together with Homeowners, Team Members, Real Estate Professionals, vendors and others to collect nonperishable items and frozen turkeys for the Montgomery County Women’s Center, Houston Area Women’s Center and Mission of Yahweh.
David Weekley Homes Team Members are accepting nonperishable items at all model homes, the New Home Center and Corporate Office in Houston, November 2 – 16. Weekley Homes will be collecting frozen turkeys on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 at the David Weekley Homes Corporate 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 Montgomery County Women's Center
The Montgomery County Women’s Center has been committed for many years to providing a 24-hour hotline, safe shelter, crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and legal services to survivors of family violence, sexual assault and stalking. Our mission is to lead the effort in preventing domestic violence and sexual assault through crisis intervention, assistance, advocacy, empowerment and social change.
About Houston Area Women's Center
The Houston Area Women's Center helps individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence in their efforts to move their lives forward. We provide shelter, counseling and advocacy to support them in building lives free from the effects of violence. We seek social change to end domestic and sexual violence through community awareness and education. Our services are confidential and available to everyone.
About Mission of Yahweh
The Mission of Yahweh began with a vision given to Mrs. Helen Gay – known by most as Sister Gay. Today, the Mission Campus consists of 12 buildings, which includes two emergency dormitories and one transitional dorm for both single women and women with children. Sister Gay’s vision continues to drive The Mission’s mission to enrich the lives of homeless women and children.
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.