/Community Involvement

Souper Bowl of Caring

Millions of Texans struggle with hunger and poverty on a daily basis in their local communities. Due to the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, the need for food has increased considerably in the Houston and surrounding areas. This year Puffer-Sweiven employees participated in the Souper Bowl of Caring efforts collecting more than 700 pounds [...]

Houston Food Bank

Last month 33 Puffer-Sweiven employees, along with family members and friends, volunteered their time at the Houston Food Bank. Collectively they assembled 7,900 Food-Packs to assist those children who were in need over the holidays.Kudos to Puffer-Sweiven’s own Israel Trevino for winning the award of engineering innovation. His method of packing Food-Packs was so unique [...]

Junior Achievement-Barrington Place Elementary School

On April 25, 2017 a small band of Puffer-Sweiven employees worked with over 75 second grade students from Barrington Place Elementary School. The team spoke with the students about Community Involvement with topics ranging from what makes up a community and the role of government to where our tax money goes and why participation [...]

Breast Cancer Walk

At Puffer, we have had great success with our employees showing support for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk! During a weekly competition, we WON THE PINK CHAIR contest!!  At the time, we registered the most participants and received the most amount of donations. And on Saturday, May 20th  over 20 Puffer family and [...]

Texas Adopt-a-Beach Foundation Padre Island

On April 22, 2017, our team in Corpus Christi participated in the Adopt-a-Beach program at Padre Island National Seashore in an effort to keep our Texas beaches clean. They along with 106 volunteers collected 165 bags of trash weighing about 3,300 pounds.    Thank you, Corpus team of volunteers for giving up your Saturday for [...]

Making Strides for Breast Cancer

Several Puffer-Sweiven employees participated in the Making Strides for Breast Cancer walk.  Our company had a great turnout and we helped raise over $2,000 for the American Cancer Society!  It turned out to be a beautiful day and everyone had an enjoyable time participating in such an uplifting event.