This Spring and Summer, KB Home’s charitable program KB Cares completed a variety of projects nationwide that focused on building relationships with our local communities, as well as different non-profit organizations. Here’s a recap of some of the projects we accomplished:
Earth Month at KB Home
In celebration of Earth Month, KB Home partnered with various organizations and local suppliers to host KB Cares events that focused on highlighting KB Home’s commitment to sustainability.
We hosted a nationwide event called Neighborhood Natives, which provided free native plants for our homeowners and educated them on the important sustainability benefits that native plants offer to the environment. Our Corporate office teamed up with LA/Ventura and Costal divisions to partner with TreePeople, a Los Angeles–based nonprofit for the second consecutive year. Volunteers spent the day at Stoner Park in West Los Angeles caring for young trees and cleaning up the park. In Phoenix, our KB Home NAPA team held an educational Earth Day event at Save the Family, a nonprofit that works to equip families to address poverty, overcome homelessness and achieve self-sufficiency while focusing on the well-being of children.
Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week
For the third consecutive year, KB Home joined forces with Sherwin-Williams for National Painting Week, an annual event that strengthens and beautifies communities one coat of paint at a time.
Some of our National Painting Week Projects included:
- Painting the main hallway of Charter School at The Settlement House in Austin.
- Adding a fresh coat of paint to the walls of the bedrooms at a group home at the Tammy Lynn Center in Raleigh.
- Working with DESA Design and Sherwin-Williams to give a room makeover to Stand Up Placer in Sacramento.
- Priming and painting the bedrooms at the Covenant House in Orlando.
- Making a dream come true for Julia, a young girl in Dallas battling cancer by transforming her game room to a media room.
- Bringing together volunteers from KBHIT, Inland Empire and Corporate to give the halls of McKinley Children’s Center a fresh coat of paint.
- Repainting the walls and fences of the United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles.
- Painting two homes for Save The Family in Phoenix.
- Sprucing up the Garza Community Center with a splash of color on the walls in San Antonio.
- Repainting several of the rooms for the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay.
- Adding colorful accent walls and repainting the rooms at the Ronald McDonald House Tucson.
With hard work, determination, a few coats of paint, and approximately 542 volunteer hours, our KB Home and Sherwin-Williams volunteers not only beautified their local communities but also touched the lives of many along the way.