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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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” [...]
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 [...]
We had a successful clean up on the beaches of Corpus Christi! Our team, along with over 200 other participants, helped contribute to more than 14,000 lbs. of trash gathered and disposed of for the Texas Adopt-A-Beach Foundation. It was a great turnout for a great cause.
A group of 34 Puffer-Sweiven family and friends gave of their time on a Saturday morning at Habitat for Humanity’s Restore in Houston. Fun was had by all despite a few unexpected encounters with insects, a conveyor belt that had a mind of its own, marking and moving a mountain of ceramic tiles, and sorting [...]
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.
Employees and family from our San Antonio office walked to support the effort to cure breast cancer in the Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure.