Gilbane Building Company’s Gilbane Cares Golf Tournament Nets over $150,000 for Houston Charities
Houston, TX – September 29, 2016 – Gilbane Building Company held its 9th annual “Gilbane Cares Charity Golf Tournament” at the Black Horse Golf Club in Cypress, TX. More than 230 golfers joined Gilbane and helped raise over $150,000 for local Houston charities including ACE Mentor, Houston Methodist, Tip of the Spear Foundation, and YES Prep.
“As we approach the 10th anniversary of our Gilbane Cares golf tournament it is really gratifying to see the impact that we have been able to make along with our sponsors and partners. To date we have raised over $1.6MM and are proud to contribute to the Houston community and help support a vibrant, healthy future for our friends and neighbors.” said Dan Gilbane, Business Unit Leader for Gilbane Southwest.
The Southwest Business Unit, located in Houston, chooses three to four charities each year to benefit from their annual Golf Tournament. The charities are chosen based on their impact to the community and their alignment with Gilbane core values. The charities for 2016 were:
The ACE Mentor Program, a program that helps mentor high school students and inspires them to pursue career in design and construction. http://www.acementor.org/index.php/affiliates/texas/houston/about-us/
Tip of the Spear Foundation, dedicated to supporting our Nation’s operators and their families during times of need. Operating with a low profile and “no-fail approach”, TOTSF delivers essential, timely, and impactful support to these men and their families.
YES Prep, a charter school organization providing 10,000 students from low-income communities access to high-quality educational opportunities. http://www.yesprep.org/
Houston Methodist Foundation for Healthcare, provides advanced care in our community and beyond. Together, we are creating a world for better health – both today and into the future. http://houstonmethodist.org/give/
About Gilbane, Inc.
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive general contracting and construction management – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 50 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.gilbaneco.com.