Farmington, CT – Now in its seventh year, KBE Building Corporation’s 50 Ways to Make A Difference corporate philanthropy program has donated more than $1.7 million and 11,474 volunteer hours. Residents in Connecticut and Maryland, where the firm has its offices, have received meals, gifts, grants, and more through the program.
Among other programs, KBE Building Corp.’s Northeast regional office in Connecticut donated 200 Thanksgiving meal kits to nine community and nonprofit organizations for the benefit of 200 needy families.
Programs KBE supported in 2015 are:
A Special Grant Program to support Not-for-Profit hospitals in patient outreach and patient care programs: Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Emergency & Medical Services, Griffin Hospital,Gaylord Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Regional Hospice and Home Care Organization, Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center-NICU Library andLifebridge Health’s Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD Additional Programs: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury facility renovations
Scholarships – Kenneth J. Russo Endowed Scholarship, Central Connecticut State University
Volunteer Work- Gift of Gobble Thanksgiving meals for 240 families in Connecticut and Maryland; Meals provided to A Moveable Feast, a Baltimore-area community support agency for those facing life-threatening illnesses; ReStore in Baltimore, MD – assisted with donated construction materials at Habitat for Humanity’s fundraising store; Individual volunteer work by KBE employees for their favorite charities; and Construction of a new family library at the Connecticut Children Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (designed by Tecton Architects)
Sponsor & Volunteer – 18thAnnual Run for the Cove Center for Grieving Children, Madison; The Gaylord Gauntlet Run to support Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford; Sinai Hospital Auxiliary “Race For Our Kids” 10K; 4-mile DC Biathlon to benefit Team River Runner.