Saturday January 10, 2015
DALLAS, TX (January 10, 2015)—Gehan Homes raised $22,250 for Susan G. Komen during its October month-long campaign to support breast cancer services, awareness and finding a cure—bringing the two-year total donation to $48,250. The check was presented on December 5, 2014 at the Susan G. Komen headquarters in Dallas. The charitable gift from Gehan Homes represents the efforts of its associates and customers across Texas and Arizona.
“We were so moved and impressed by the outpouring of support for Susan G. Komen among our associates and customers,” said Tim Gehan, CEO of Gehan Homes. “It confirmed to us that our decision to support Susan G. Komen was one that resonated with our customers and our employees.”
For the second year, Gehan Homes pledged to make a donation to Susan G. Komen for every home sold during the month of October, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The donation was the result of the outpouring of support of the associates and customers of Gehan Homes. In addition to the corporate donation, Gehan Homes’ employees participated in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure events across Texas.
Tim Gehan, CEO of Gehan Homes, presented the check to Norm Bowling, Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer at the Susan G. Komen headquarters in Dallas, TX. “We are so grateful for the generosity of Gehan Homes, its associates, and customers," said Komen Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer Norm Bowling. “As a grassroots organization, we count on support from businesses and individuals throughout our Komen family. Their support makes it possible for us to invest in the future of breast cancer research and make a difference in the lives of women and men facing breast cancer today.”
About Gehan Homes:
Gehan Homes, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a privately held homebuilder helping homebuyers achieve the dream of home ownership for more than 25 years. Known for their award-winning designs, quality craftsmanship, smarter floor plans and competitive pricing, Gehan Homes has been helping families find a home that is stylish, beautiful, spacious and highly functional for modern living. Named a Top 35 Homebuilder in the nation, Gehan Homes has offices in Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, please visit www.gehanhomes.com. Learn more about our partnership with Susan G. Komen at ww5.komen.org/GehanHomes.
About Susan G. Komen:
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $847 million in research and provided $1.8 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.