Gilbane Building Company’s Gilbane Cares Golf Tournament Nets over $203,000 for Houston Charities
Houston, TX – July 23, 2015 – Gilbane Building Company held it’s eighth-annual “Gilbane Cares Charity Golf Tournament” at the Black Horse Golf Club in Cypress, TX. More than 250 golfers joined Gilbane and helped raise over $203,000 for local Houston charities including ACE Mentor, The Christus Foundation, Tip of the Spear Foundation and YES Prep.
“For more than 30 years, Gilbane has been a proud member of the Houston community and we’re proud of our role in building some of the best buildings in the State while helping support a vibrant, healthy future for our friends and neighbors,” said Dan Gilbane, Business Unit Leader for Gilbane Southwest. “Thank you to all of our sponsors along with our partners, subcontractors, trades members and other participants for helping us set a new fundraising record through this fun event and enabling us to give back to the community we call home.”
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 2015 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/
The CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare, an organization that is ensuring people of all ages and faiths receive compassionate healthcare. http://www.christusfoundation.org/
Tip of the Spear Foundation, which supports service men and women deployed to hostile locations.
YES Prep, a charter school organization providing 10,000 students from low-income communities access to high-quality educational opportunities. http://www.yesprep.org/
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.