We believe in helping find a safe and secure place to call home for those in the most challenging circumstances — from victims of natural disasters to those who have been neglected or abused, and veterans looking to rebuild their lives.
At KB Home, everything we do is Built on Relationships. That’s why we believe that every action we take — from how we care for our communities to how we safeguard the planet, has the potential to make a positive impact for everyone. Our KB Cares program is one way we put that ideal into action.
A roof over every head
FOCUS: SUSTAINABILITY & ENVIRONMENT
We believe that when creating new homes and communities, it’s not just our responsibility to limit our footprint on the planet. We strive to ensure that our physical environment remains clean and beautiful for the enjoyment of everyone, for generations to come.
We’re not just building homes, we’re creating communities. That’s why we invest in the well-being of those who live in the areas where we build, which means cultivating social connections and caring for people in need.
FOCUS: CONSTRUCTION SKILLS AND EMPLOYMENT
A foundation for the next generation
We’re dedicated to training future builders with the skills and expertise needed to build careers for themselves while advancing our industry’s ability to make those dreams come true.
Our philosophy extends to our partnerships, like the one we have with Sackcloth & Ashes. The organization ethically produces beautifully crafted, eco-friendly blankets, and donates a blanket to a local homeless shelter for every blanket purchased by KB Home as a special housewarming gift for new homeowners. Helping those in the most challenging circumstances find shelter and rebuild their lives aligns with one of KB Care’s key focus areas.
Sackcloth & Ashes
Sackcloth & Ashes produces beautifully crafted, eco-friendly blankets, and donates a blanket to a local homeless shelter for every blanket purchased by KB Home as a special housewarming gift for new homeowners. No matter where you are in your life, whether putting down roots or in transition, a blanket represents so much more than warmth. It’s security, shelter, comfort and hope.
National Forest Foundation
The National Forest Foundation is a congressionally chartered nonprofit working to promote the health and public enjoyment of the National Forest System. KB Home is working alongside National Forest Foundation to support their efforts, including the replenishment and preservation of National Forests — a uniquely American legacy of public lands.
Phoenix division team members and the corporate purchasing team volunteered for VA Hospital for Holiday Stockings for Heroes to stuff 50 stockings for veterans.
The Tucson division participated in Beads of Courage® and Innovative Arts-in-Medicine, making cards and beads for children coping with serious illness, their families and the clinicians who care for them.
Inland Empire, California
Team members hosted 90 students from Summit Academy in French Valley to provide information about Durango and Oak Shade at Shadow Mountain, our microgrid communities in Menifee. This information session served as part of their school's STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) program curriculum.
North Bay/Central Valley, California
Employees in the North Bay/Central Valley division spent the day volunteering at Shepherd’s Gate, a nonprofit organization that helps women and children suffering from homelessness and domestic violence. They also stocked and organized the “Essential Needs Pantry” on the Brentwood campus.
Orange County, California
Employees from the Coastal division and National Purchasing team partnered to help build two playhouses with San Diego Habitat for Humanity®. They spent four hours assembling and painting two different themed playhouses. One playhouse, Freedom Farmhouse, will be donated to a San Diego military family in need. The other was a “Beachy” playhouse, which is headed to a day care center in Chula Vista.
Forty Sacramento employees provided gifts, including clothes, toys and books, to William Kaseberg Elementary School students whose families are on financial assistance.
South Bay, California
The South Bay division team worked with other community volunteers at Alameda County Community Food Bank to collectively sort and bag 42,000 pounds of food, resulting in 35,240 meals for the community.
KB Home volunteers helped serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to 1,984 guests at the Denver Rescue Mission, a local homeless shelter. The volunteers also assisted staff with meal service setup and cleanup.
Employees surprised a “Dreamer” for Dreams Come True and presented Christmas gifts for him and his family. While at the home, they also helped put together bikes for those in need.
Orlando division employees spent over 60 combined hours assisting with food prep, meal serving, clothes sorting, painting and cleaning at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.
Tampa team members worked with Suncoast Surfrider Foundation®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world's oceans, waves and beaches. Employees spent the day cleaning Gandy Beach and collected more than 200 pounds of trash.
Las Vegas, Nevada
The Las Vegas team partnered with Friends of Red Rock Canyon to make improvements at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, including improving a fence, lining trails with rocks, and building a trench for water runoff.
Raleigh, North Carolina
KB Home’s Raleigh division spent the day at Spring Valley Elementary School working on several projects to improve and beautify the school, including providing new sports equipment, making repairs and landscaping.
Twenty-five division employees volunteered at Safe In Austin Rescue Ranch and spent over 80 hours helping refurbish the ranch, clean stalls and care for 170 animals. The division also donated supplies to assist with future needs.
Employees from the Dallas division, KBHS® and First American® Title donated jackets to girls and boys in need at Dolores Huerta Elementary School in Fort Worth.
Houston division employees and KBHS volunteered their time to organize and package meals at the Houston Food Bank. They packaged 21 pallets of food weighing over 22,000 pounds, equating to 18,300 meals that will be distributed to K–12th grade students in the Houston area.
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio division employees spent a combined 40 volunteer hours at New Braunfels Food Bank filling orders, stocking pantry shelves and unloading donations.
The Seattle division held a food drive for Federal Way Multi-Service Center Food Bank, and division employees created well-wish cards for lifelong clients and delivered holiday cookies to Kent/Federal Way–area emergency room staff and firefighters.
Building Talent Foundation
In 2020, KB Home made a seed donation of $64,000 to help establish the Building Talent Foundation, a nonprofit founded by the 20 leading U.S. residential construction companies. Its mission is to advance the education, training, and career progression of young people from underrepresented groups, as skilled technical workers and business owners in residential construction.
The Dominquez Dream
The KB Home Westwood team partnered with Dominquez Dream and donated $25,000 to support the “Dia De Los Muertos” fundraiser. The Dominquez Dream is dedicated to empowering children in underserved communities to achieve their full potential through Literacy and STEAM.
Annually, KB Home participates in a mentor program through the American Solar Prize competition for solar innovation. Through this program, a $5,000 award was given and KB Home donated this money to GRID Alternatives. GRID Alternatives developed a model to make solar PV technology practical and accessible for low-income communities, while providing pathways to clean energy jobs.
The Salvation Army®
Team members in Westwood held a toy and winter coat drive to support the families at the The Salvation Army® Westwood Transitional Village, a 40-unit residential housing facility that provides support services for homeless families.
Tee Off Fore Youth
KB Home Westwood donated $10,000 to support Tee Off Fore Youth, which provides an opportunity for local youth to attend an area golf tournament and learn the fundamentals of golf.
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