NEXT MONDAY—Thanksgiving Basket Prep for Families in Need in MD

8th annual ‘Gift of Gobble’ event a labor of love for KBE Building Corp.

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 14, 2016 – To help various Maryland community and non-profit organizations raise awareness of and meet the growing needs of disadvantaged local families, volunteers from KBE Building Corp. will assemble and deliver 40 Thanksgiving dinners during the firm’s eighth annual “Gift of Gobble” event on Mon., Nov. 21.

After assembling the Thanksgiving baskets, KBE volunteers will deliver the 40 baskets to the following organizations:

  • Catholic Charities Sarah’s House (20 baskets)
  • Bridges to Housing Stability Howard County (20 baskets)


KBE volunteers and their families will assemble and deliver 40 donated Thanksgiving baskets containing all the ingredients of a classic Thanksgiving dinner—turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, green beans, sweet potatoes, rolls, pumpkin pie, and a roasting pan.

Special thanks to Harris Teeter for their generous donation toward the purchase of the basket items.


Needy Maryland families

Staff members from local non-profit organizations

KBE Building Corp. staff members and their families


Thanksgiving basket assembly will occur on

  • Mon., Nov. 21 at 12:00 p.m.

Delivery will occur on Mon., Nov. 21 after assembly has concluded, tentatively at 1:30 p.m. Please call Kristen Schrader at 410-910-2875 on the morning of Nov. 21 for a more precise start time for delivery.


Baskets will be assembled at KBE’s Mid-Atlantic headquarters in MD:

7150 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite A

Columbia, MD 21046

All Because of 50 Ways

KBE’s 8th annual ‘Gift of Gobble’ event is possible because of the firm’s corporate philanthropic program, 50 Ways to Make a Difference.

Established in 2009 to celebrate the firm’s new ownership, name change, and 50 years in business, 50 Ways has helped KBE associates donate nearly $2 million and 12,000 volunteer hours to charitable causes benefiting children, seniors, and military veterans in Connecticut and Maryland.

About KBE Building Corporation

KBE has managed more than $4 billion in construction volume during the past two decades alone and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally.

With offices in Columbia, MD as well as Norwalk and Farmington, CT, 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 $300 million firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the retail, educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, and institutional markets.

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