David Weekley Homes Gives Thanks, Gives Back This Holiday Season
Indianapolis, IN (October 25, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is hosting its second annual, companywide Thanksgiving Drive for Indianapolis area residents. In Indianapolis, the builder is joining together with Homeowners, Team Members, Real Estate Professionals, vendors and others to collect nonperishable pasta items for Second Helpings Inc.
David Weekley Homes Team Members are accepting nonperishable pasta items at all model homes in Indianapolis, 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 Second Helpings, Inc.
Each day, Second Helpings volunteers and staff rescue prepared and perishable food from wholesalers, retailers and restaurants — preventing unnecessary waste. That rescued food is used to create 4,000 hot, nutritious meals each day that are distributed to 80 social service agencies that feed people in need.
The Second Helpings Culinary Job Training program trains disadvantaged adults for careers in the food service industry. This helps eliminate hunger at its source. More than 600 adults have graduated from this program, and Second Helpings alumni are now working in Central Indiana as cooks, executive chefs, business owners and culinary instructors.
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.