Houston, TX (October 30, 2018): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is hosting its fourth annual, companywide Giving Thanks, Giving Back 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 for the Houston Food Bank.
David Weekley Homes team members are accepting nonperishable items from November 1–15 at all model homes, the New Home Center, located at 14444 Northwest Freeway, and the Corporate Office at 1111 North Post Oak Road. Click here to view the list of items needed and to find a drop-off location near you.
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 $200 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 Houston Food Bank
The Houston Food Bank provides 83 million nutritious meals to food pantries, soup kitchens, senior centers and other agencies. The organization is America’s largest food bank, distributing to 600 hunger relief charities in 18 southeast Texas counties. Other community services include nutrition education and assistance with job training and food stamp applications.
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.
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