Making a Difference in CT and MD: KBE Donates $1.7 M, 11,474 Volunteer Hours

Not-for-profit hospitals and hospice centers among beneficiaries of firm's philanthropy

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.

The 50 Ways to Make A Difference program was established in 2009 to celebrate the firm’s new ownership, name change, and then-50 years in business. Through the program, KBE has provided corporate donations and employee volunteer time to charitable causes and agencies benefiting children, seniors, and military veterans in Connecticut and Maryland.

Total 2015 Contributions

Among the many programs that KBE supported in 2015 are the following:

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

·         Lifebridge 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

·         Construction of a new family library at the Connecticut Children Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (designed by Tecton Architects)

Sponsor & Volunteer

·         18th Annual Run for the Cove Center for Grieving Children, Madison, CT

·         The Gaylord Gauntlet Run to support Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, CT

·         Sinai Hospital Auxiliary “Race For Our Kids” 10K

·         4-mile DC Biathlon to benefit Team River Runner

High-resolution photographs of KBE’s philanthropic efforts throughout 2015 are available below.

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Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s Northeast regional office in Connecticut donated 200 Thanksgiving meal kits to nine CT community and non-profit organizations for the benefit of 200 needy families.

Photo Credit: Chris Lawhorn Video Photo

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Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s Northeast regional office in Connecticut attended the 18th Annual Run for the Cove Center for Grieving Children in Madison, CT.

Photo Credit: KBE Building Corp.

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Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s Northeast regional office in Connecticut ran The Gaylord Gauntlet Run to support Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, CT.

Photo Credit: KBE Building Corp.

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Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s Northeast regional office in Connecticut donated $1,500 to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Emergency & Medical Services in Torrington, CT.

Photo Credit: KBE Building Corp.

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Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s Mid-Atlantic regional office in Maryland donated 40 Thanksgiving meal kits to Sarah’s House and the Bea Gaddy Family Center. Food was purchased from Harris Teeter.

Photo Credit: KBE Building Corp.

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Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s Mid-Atlantic regional office in Maryland assisted with donated construction materials at Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Baltimore, MD

Photo Credit: KBE Building Corp.

About KBE Building Corporation

Located in Farmington, CT, Norwalk, CT, 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 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. 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 www.kbebuilding.com.

Media 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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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.

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