Baltimore Area’s Neediest Families to Enjoy Classic Thanksgiving Dinners, Courtesy of KBE Building Corp. – Donations Still Needed

Volunteers to assemble boxes on Nov. 20 starting at 12:30 p.m.

BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 18, 2014 – To help raise awareness of and meet the growing needs of disadvantaged Baltimore-area families, volunteers from KBE Building Corp.’s Mid-Atlantic regional office will assemble and deliver 25 donated Thanksgiving dinners during the firm’s sixth annual “Gift of Gobble” event this week.

WHAT:               

On Nov. 20, KBE staff members will assemble 25 boxes – each including a turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, beans, potatoes, yams, rolls, apple pie, pumpkin pie, and a roasting pan.

On Nov. 21, 15 of the boxes will be delivered to Sarah’s House, along with six boxes of “Wish List” items. The remaining ten boxes will be delivered to the Bea Gaddy Family Center.

KBE purchased all food items being included from Harris Teeter. Harris Teeter is donating $500 in gift cards, and Kevin Ross of Harris Teeter is personally donating $100 in gift cards.

WHY:

Increasingly, Baltimore-area families are unable to pay for basic daily meals. KBE Building Corp. is proud to help both Sarah’s House and the Bea Gaddy Family Center in their efforts to meet these families’ needs, especially during the holiday season.

WHO:   

Needy Baltimore-area families
Sarah’s House staff members
Bea Gaddy Family Center staff members
KBE Building Corp. staff members

WHEN:

Box Assembly: Nov. 20 starting at 12:30 p.m.
Box Delivery: Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:

Boxes will be assembled at KBE’s Mid-Atlantic regional office:

7150 Columbia Gateway Dr., Ste. A
Columbia, MD 21046

Boxes will be delivered to the following two organizations:

Sarah’s House
2015 20th St.
Fort Meade, MD 20755

Bea Gaddy Family Center
425 N. Chester St.
Baltimore, MD 21231

About KBE Building Corporation

Regionally located in Farmington, Conn., and Columbia, Md., KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm is celebrating its 55th anniversary providing preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, institutional, and retail markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.

About 50 Ways to Make a Difference

50 Ways to Make a Difference is KBE’s corporate philanthropic program. Established in 2009 to celebrate KBE’s new ownership, name change, and 50 years in business, 50 Ways has helped KBE associates donate more than $1.2 million and 5,000 volunteer hours to charitable causes benefiting children, seniors, and military veterans in Connecticut and Maryland.

CONTACT: Jonelle Lawhorn | KBE Director of Marketing

t: 860.284.7431| c: 860.836.7517 | f: 860.284.7831 | e: jlawhorn@kbebuilding.com

 

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