Jacksonville, FL (August 15, 2018): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, hosted its fourth annual, companywide CA+RE School Supplies Drive in 17 cities across the country. In Jacksonville, school supplies were collected for Investing in Kids (INK), which leads efforts to directly benefit the educators and students in St. Johns County School District with programs and events that strive to provide the tools and resources necessary to help each child reach their full potential.
“We are honored that David Weekley Homes chose Investing in Kids (INK) to impact students and teachers in the St. Johns County School District,” said Donna Lueders, executive director with Investing in Kids. “Your support means students will have the needed learning tools and a lessened financial burden to teachers and the children in St. Johns County to be academically successful.”
Approximately $6,000 in supplies were collected from homeowners, real estate agents and business partners during the drive, providing more than 10,000 pieces of supplies needed for the school year to 500 students. In addition, the Weekley Family Foundation donated $1,200 to use toward classroom supplies and storage.
The School Supplies Drive is a volunteer and philanthropic initiative of the company’s CARE program, which joins team members with homeowners, homebuyers, community partners and local nonprofit organizations to live out its purpose of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives in each of the communities in which it builds.
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.