Toll Brothers Employees to Participate in Covenant House Sleep Out: Executive Edition

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Toll Brothers team members across four states, Philadelphia, Orlando, Atlantic City, and Detroit, are participating in an effort to raise awareness and monetary support for the runaway, homeless, and trafficked youth of Covenant House.

Sleeping out in the street is the most humbling experience I have ever felt. I can’t imagine a kid having to endure this all alone for even one single night.

Each November, business leaders across North America spend one night sleeping on the streets to help runaway, homeless, and trafficked youth as part of the Covenant House Sleep Out: Executive Edition. This year, twenty-eight Toll Brothers executives will participate at four different Covenant House shelters in an effort to raise awareness and monetary support for the work that is being done at Covenant House.

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, the Toll Brothers team will begin their evening by attending candlelight vigils, memorial services, and activities at the crisis shelters including dinner, workshops, and interaction with the youth of Covenant House.

“We welcome the Toll Brothers team again,” said Kevin Ryan, President of Covenant House International. We are thrilled to have them back in Philadelphia, Orlando, Atlantic City, and now Detroit! These sleep outs raise awareness and millions of dollars to help the organization’s work. Not only that, but it shows our kids that we at Covenant House support them, value them and truly care about them, which far too many of our kids haven’t felt nearly enough in their lives.”

“Sleeping out in the street is the most humbling experience I have ever felt. I can’t imagine a kid having to endure this all alone for even one single night”, said Chris Gaffney, Group President of Toll Brothers and Board Member of Covenant House Pennsylvania. “I am proud to have so many of my fellow Toll Brothers peers helping me again in this meaningful and life changing event.”

Toll Brothers is America’s Luxury Home Builder. An award-winning Fortune 1000 company founded in 1967, the Company embraces an unwavering commitment to quality and customer service. Toll Brothers is currently building nationwide and is a publicly owned company whose stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:TOL). Toll Brothers was also recently named national Builder of the Year by BUILDER magazine, and was twice named national Builder of the Year by Professional Builder magazine. Learn more by visiting TollBrothers.com

Covenant House is a privately-funded non-profit organization that is the largest provider of services to runaway, homeless, and trafficked youth age 21 and under in the Americas. In addition to food, shelter, clothing, and crisis care, Covenant House provides health care, educational and vocational services, counseling, drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, legal services, mother/child programs, transitional living programs, street outreach, and aftercare services. More information is available at TheSleepOut.org, and CovenantHouse.org

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