The Howard Hughes Corporation® Annual Fall Giving Drive Raises Nearly $45,000 for Local Nonprofits through New Home Sales in The Woodlands Hills® and Bridgeland®
HOUSTON, TX — The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) is pleased to announce its Houston-area master planned communities, The Woodlands Hills® and Bridgeland® raised $44,750 benefitting three local nonprofits through its annual Fall Giving Drive, which took place during the month of September.
For each new home sold at these award-winning communities, Howard Hughes made a donation on behalf of the buyer to their choice of one of three select charities, providing new homebuyers the opportunity to make a positive impact in the Greater Houston area. This year’s beneficiaries included the Montgomery County Food Bank, YES to YOUTH and Cy-Fair Educational Foundation.
“The Fall Giving Drive offers an opportunity for our new residents to ingrain themselves into the very fabric of our communities,” said Steve Sams, Senior Vice President, MPC Residential for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation, Montgomery County Food Bank and YES to YOUTH are deeply committed to helping others, and we are proud of our residents and homebuilders for coming together to support these transformative nonprofits.”
Many of Howard Hughes’ builder partners, including Coventry Homes, David Weekley Homes, Highland Homes, M/I Homes, Taylor Morrison and Westin Homes contributed to the Fall Giving Drive by making a donation to the charities.
Since its inception, The Howard Hughes Corporation has been an active philanthropist, contributing and volunteering to more than 180 charitable causes in the Houston region annually as part of its corporate social responsibility program HHCares, founded on a commitment to community-focused philanthropy, including financial donations, civic engagement and volunteerism. Through its annual Fall Giving Drive, Howard Hughes and its builder partners have donated more than $220,000 to nonprofits that are dedicated to making positive impacts in and around our communities.
“The Fall Giving Drive is a hallmark initiative within our HHCares program, and has been well-received by our team members, homebuilders and incoming residents,” added Sams. “As we continue to build for the future, we have a steadfast commitment to supporting the organizations that are improving the lives of our fellow community members.”
Opened in the summer of 2018, The Woodlands Hills is an award-winning 2,000-acre master planned community offering an abundance of nature-inspired amenities, eventually featuring approximately 112 acres of open space. The acclaimed 17-acre Founders Park provides an Activity Center as its focal point with indoor and outdoor space, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a yoga/events lawn. Founders Park also features leisure and fitness pools, lazy river, sprayground, an innovative playground, a dog park and tennis courts. Forested trails as well as dedicated bike lanes on major connectors are available for the community to enjoy. With the Sue Luce’s Daisy Park, the Rick and Roz Dauzat Peace Park, and the Coach Les Peacock Park, The Woodlands Hills will eventually be home to 20 neighborhood parks. The Woodlands Hills was recently recognized as a Quality Planned Development™ by the West Houston Association and North Houston Association and ranked #20 among the 50 Top Selling Master Planned Communities in 2021 by Zonda. The Woodlands Hills is a community of The Howard Hughes Corporation®, which supports over 180 local causes in the Houston region through its HHCares program. For more information, visit TheWoodlandsHills.com.
Bridgeland is an 11,500-acre master planned community located in Cypress, Texas, and is ranked as one of the top-selling master planned communities in the Greater Houston area, as well as Texas and the nation. The award-winning development opened in 2006 and offers a wide variety of housing options and extensive outdoor amenities, with a strong emphasis on conserving and enhancing the natural environment. Bridgeland, a LEED Precertified community, has over 3,000 acres dedicated to lakes, trails and parks, and offers resort-style pools, 60 parks, stocked lakes and complimentary use of kayaks, paddleboats and other recreational opportunities for residents to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Lakeland Village Center® is the first of four retail centers in Bridgeland, with additional plans for Bridgeland Central, a 925-acre future town center. Bridgeland is a community of The Howard Hughes Corporation®, which supports over 180 local causes in the Houston region through its HHCares program. For more information, visit Bridgeland.com.
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Its award-winning assets include the country’s preeminent portfolio of master planned communities, as well as operating properties and development opportunities including: the Seaport in New York City; Downtown Columbia®, Maryland; The Woodlands®, The Woodlands Hills®, and Bridgeland® in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin®, Las Vegas; Ward Village® in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi; and Douglas Ranch in Phoenix. The Howard Hughes Corporation’s portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country. Dedicated to innovative placemaking, the company is recognized for its ongoing commitment to design excellence and to the cultural life of its communities. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC. For additional information visit www.howardhughes.com.
UPDATED October 21, 2022 at 11:20 am: Montgomery County Food Bank donation photo added.