KBE Building Corp. to Deliver its 965th Thanksgiving Dinner to Hungry Families

Volunteers to assemble, deliver meals on Nov. 22 from 8-10 a.m.

HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 19, 2014 – Volunteers from KBE Building Corp. will continue their 6-year labor of love when they assemble and deliver 200 Thanksgiving dinners during the firm’s signature philanthropic event “Gift of Gobble” on Nov. 22.

WHAT:                

KBE staff members and their families will assemble and deliver complete meal kits – each including a turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, beans, potatoes, yams, rolls, apple pie, pumpkin pie, and a roasting pan – to eight community service organizations around the state.

KBE purchased all food items from Bozzuto’s, and W.B. Mason is donating the boxes.

The commercial construction firm, based in Farmington, also has a significant “Gift of Gobble” initiative in the Mid-Atlantic region through its Columbia, Maryland office.

Meals in Connecticut are being delivered to these organizations:

  • Catholic Charities in Hartford
  • Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport
  • Columbus House, New Haven
  • Columbus House, Middletown
  • Farmington Community Services
  • Fish Food Pantry in Torrington
  • Food Bank at Access Community Action Agency in Danielson
  • Gemma Moran United Way/Labor Food Center in New London

“Gift of Gobble” is part of KBE’s broader philanthropic initiative 50 Ways to Make a Difference.

WHEN:

Assembly will occur on Sat., Nov. 22 from 8 to 10 a.m.

Delivery will begin after all boxes have been assembled, tentatively at 10 a.m. on Nov. 22. Please call Jonelle Lawhorn at 860.836.7517 on the morning of Nov. 22 for a more precise start time for delivery.

WHERE:

Meal boxes will be assembled at the KBE Building Corp. headquarters:

30 Batterson Park Rd.
Farmington, CT 06032

Meals will be delivered to the following organizations:

Catholic Charities of Hartford
45 Wadsworth St., Hartford, CT
(860) 527-1124

Cardinal Shehan Center
1494 Main St., Bridgeport, CT
(203) 336-4468

Columbus House
586 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., New Haven, CT
(203) 401-4400

Columbus House
117 Daddario Rd., Middletown, CT
(203) 401-4400

Farmington Community Services
Route 4, Farmington, CT
(860) 675-2390

Fish Food Pantry
332 South Main St., Torrington, CT
(860) 482-7300

Food Bank at Access Community Action Agency
231 Broad St., Danielson, CT
(860) 412-1600

Gemma Moran United Way/Labor Food Center
374 Broad St., New London, CT
(860) 464-3334

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 50th year 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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