Jacksonville, FL (October 26, 2016): David Weekley Team Members in Jacksonville provided more than 4,600 meals to children struggling with hunger. By hosting a recent bake sale, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder raised money and awareness for No Kid Hungry, a national campaign that connects kids in need with nutritious food in an effort to end child hunger.
Team Members raised nearly $500 by selling cookies and sweet treats at the David Weekley Homes Design Center in Ponte Vedra,which provided 10 healthy meals for each dollar raised.
“It’s always great to see our team join together for an amazing cause. We had team members, family and homeowners baking for a cause and helped us create the opportunity for over 4,000 meals for children in need,” said Katie Hensley, David Weekley Homes Marketing Coordinator for Jacksonville and Panama City.
The No Kid Hungry campaign not only feeds children, it tackles the hunger issue at home by teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. The public makes an impact through the No Kid Hungry network which consists of private citizens, government officials, business leaders like David Weekley Homes and others to provide solutions to end hunger in their communities.
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 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.
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