Home builder David Weekley Homes donates $36,000 to local charities
One way the nation’s largest privately-held homebuilder has celebrated its 40th anniversary this year is by hosting David Weekley Homes World’s Largest Parade of Homes. During the month of April, more than 7,200 visitors stopped by model or showcase homes across the country to see current innovations in design and décor trends. As part of the company’s charitable and philanthropic efforts, local nonprofit organizations received a donation in honor of this milestone.
A $5 donation was given to a local nonprofit organization for each visitor who registered with a sales consultant during David Weekley Homes World’s Largest Parade of Homes, amounting to more than $36,000 for 19 local charities. In Indianapolis, approximately $800 was donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
“Thanks to the support of David Weekley Homes, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana is able to provide more children with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever,” said Abby Bean, Corporate Giving and Events Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana. “We value our partnership with David Weekley Homes and appreciate their dedication to making a difference for children in our central Indiana community.”
The monetary gifts are an initiative of the company’s CARE program that joins team members with homeowners, homebuyers, community partners and local nonprofit organizations to live out its purpose,Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives in all the communities in which it builds. This is accomplished by team members volunteering countless hours to different organizations in their communities and by The David Weekley Family Foundation donating more than $100 million to a variety of organizations throughout the U.S. and abroad over the past 20 years.
“Having worked with one of the local chapters of the Big Brothers Big Sisters through our CARE program in Indianapolis, I think it’s wonderful to work for a company that was able to give back through this event,” stated Kelly Ferris, Lead Sales Consultant with David Weekley Homes.
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