/Community Involvement

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 [...]

Habitat for Humanity – Beaumont

On May 13, 2017 employees from our Port Arthur office arrived in Beaumont ready to work and found just a slab of concrete. Yep, just a slab!  A total of 7 volunteers framed 25% of this house! They learned how to use a nail gun, measure the anchor bolts in order to “hole out” [...]

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.

Houston Food Bank

Over 30 Puffer-Sweiven employees and family members volunteered at the Houston Food Bank. Our efforts provided over 1100 food boxes for the elderly that were in need within the Houston and surrounding communities. Immediately after a pallet of food boxes was assembled by the team it went straight to the Food Bank trucks for delivery. [...]