During 2021, Garver has
$340K+ in Total Contributions
$98,000 in STEM Support
$62,000 in Employee Giving
170,000 Meals Provided
Passion is ingrained in everything that we do at Garver and is how we drive a giving program that makes a lasting impact for our clients, employees, and communities.
Our people are the power behind GarverGives. Our employees’ passion for giving creates amazing stories. Whether its building houses, packaging food supplies, or visiting a classroom to bring engineering to life, our people go beyond.
As part of Summit, its annual meeting, Garver hosted a GarverGives meal-packing service project as a part of the day’s activities. In just two hours, employees packed over 170,000 meals total for local nonprofits in Fort Worth, Kansas City, and Little Rock. Meals were distributed among organizations working to end homelessness, providing services for veterans, helping families experiencing food insecurity, and serving youth aging out of the foster care system.
Employees in Garver’s Denver office have partnered with the Colorado STEM Academy to give students opportunities to explore and discover the world of aviation. They are working together to create aviation-related curriculum for 8th and 9th grade students, in turn sparking enduring student interest in STEM careers through project-based learning.
What started as the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired being named the Grand Champions of the Garver’s Chain Reaction Challenge has evolved into an ongoing partnership to serve the Austin community. GarverGives and the school teamed up to create over 200 hygiene kits for the homeless – a project that not only served those in need but also helped the students develop their fine motor skills.
Garver’s commitment to the environment and our clients goes beyond our infrastructure projects. Employees in the Norman office volunteered their time by cleaning up 93 pounds of trash in nearby Russell Bates Park through a GarverGives service event in partnership with the City of Norman. Employees also converted their volunteer time into a donation to the local Lake Thunderbird Watershed Alliance through GarverGives matching funds.