THIS FRIDAY—Thanksgiving Basket Prep for Needy MD Families

7th annual ‘Gift of Gobble’ event a labor of love for KBE Building Corp.

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 18, 2015 – 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 seventh annual “Gift of Gobble” event on Nov. 19-20.

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

  • The Bea Gaddy Family Center (15 baskets)
  • Sarah’s House (25 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

  • , Nov. 19 at 12 p.m. and
  • , Nov. 20 at 10 a.m.

Delivery will occur on Fri, Nov. 20 after assembly has concluded, tentatively at 11 a.m. Please call Donna Burgess at 410.910.2885 on the morning of Nov. 20 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

About KBE Building Corporation

Regionally located in Columbia, MD, Farmington, CT, and Norwalk, 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 firm provides 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 $4 billion in construction volume over the last two decades alone and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at

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 $1.7 million and 9,000 volunteer hours to charitable causes benefiting children, seniors, and military veterans in Connecticut and Maryland.

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