Giving Back to our Communities
Stanley Martin supports organizations and causes that impact the people and communities in which we build. Giving Back is an important part of our culture and we are committed to supporting local organizations year after year.
Over the past 52 years, Stanley Martin Homes has achieved many milestones. The Washington Business Journal recently listed Stanley Martin Homes as the #2 home builder in the Metro DC area, something we are extremely proud of! And recently, with the help of our business and trade partners, we have expanded our reach to six states along the East Coast, with plans for even more growth in the coming years. Our success would not be possible without the people and communities in which we build.
We support many organizations here at Stanley Martin and our employees are dedicated to many local causes. Through our Giving Back initiative, we hope to inspire others to take action, get involved and donate to local organizations that are near and dear to us.
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We're thrilled to announce that #GivingTuesday was a huge success! We exceeded our goal of collecting 500 toys and delivered close to 900 toys to charities throughout our seven regions! Along with the gifts that were collected, our team also donated $500 to each local charity, including:
From all of us at Stanley Martin Homes, we are so thankful for everyone who participated and helped us give back to our communities this holiday season!
The United Nations designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter. The Day is also intended to remind the world that we all have the power and the responsibility to shape the future of our cities and towns.
Every year Habitat for Humanity joins partners around the world to communicate the message that everyone deserves the opportunity for a better future, and that a decent place to live can remove barriers to opportunity, health and success.
On May 9th and 10th, Habitat Chesapeake hosted our Annual Women Build event where we welcomed more than 50 volunteers from Wells Fargo, Aerotek an Allegis Group company, Stanley Martin Homes and Harkins Builders. This build hits close to home for us, as 85% of Habitat Chesapeake families are female-headed and most affected by the lack of affordable housing opportunities. This made it all the more meaningful to host volunteers and hear some special remarks from female leaders of Habitat Chesapeake including Lauren Hughes, Director of Homeowner Services, who touched on our hardworking partner families and Kim Sherman, Board Member Chair, who spoke on Habitat’s dedicated work in 18 communities across the Chesapeake region!
The sun was shining and a chilly wind blew the weekend of March 21–23, as more than 20 volunteers from the Blue Ridge Home Builders Association joined a dozen-plus volunteers from the Crozet Trails Crew to design and build a handsome, sturdy staircase from Birchwood Hill Rd. down to the Creekside Trail in Old Trail. This BRHBA service project, coordinated by BRHBA President Christopher Brement of Bramante Homes and BRHBA past President Jeremy Swink of Stanley Martin Homes, represents the epitome of community collaboration, involving nearly 100 hours of volunteer work and $3,300 worth of donated materials. In addition to the staircase, workers smoothed out the trail, spread gravel to ameliorate muddy stretches, and reseeded and covered the hillside with straw.
Every year the Stanley Martin Northern Virginia team hosts a bowl-a-thon for the Northern Virginia Family Service(NVFS). The NVFS supports individuals achieve self-sustainability through programs and promotion. In 2019 20 teams of employees, vendors and partners came together to raise $20,550. In total Stanley Martin has raised over $40,000 for NVFS and look forward to donating more!