Building a better community together

Through our social responsibility initiative, BT Cares, we support organizations that help build a better world. We also encourage our employees to donate their time and talent to strengthen efforts to build and improve our community.

Sparking change one moment and teammate at a time

At Buildertrend, everyone does their small part to make a big impact. Our team members receive Volunteer Time Off to give back to our community.

Turning advocacy into action isn’t just a perk of working at Buildertrend – it’s a part of who we are.

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From those we serve

“Buildertrend’s team makes a tremendous contribution each year through their volunteerism.”

Ken Mar, engagement and experience officer of Habitat for Humanity Omaha

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Giving at a glance

How we gave back to our community in 2020.

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800

Hours our employees gave in Volunteer Time Off

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$76,000

Donated to organizations in our community

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30

Organizations supported by Buildertrend

Causes close to our hearts

Organizations we supported in 2020-2021.

Leukemia Lymphoma Society Logo

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Buildertrend donated $1,000 in memory of Sarah Linn’s mother, Patricia Linn. Sarah is the Q3 2021 employee recipient of the Volunteer Spotlight Award, which is a quarterly company accolade awarded to teammates who go above and beyond in giving back to the community.

angels among us

Angels Among Us

Buildertrend donated to the annual Angels Among Us Crystal Ball Gala to support the children and families impacted by pediatric cancer.

CHI

CHI Health Foundation

Sponsored CHI Health Foundation’s Swing for Health event, an initiative focused on supplying emergency relief funds for each of the hospital group’s five campuses in Omaha, Neb., and Council Bluffs, Iowa.”

Project Harmony

Project Harmony

In an effort to end child abuse and neglect, Buildertrend sponsored Project Harmony’s Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day event to fund critical services for the children and families served by Project Harmony.

Heart Ministry logo

The Heart Ministry Holy Smokes Event

Buildertrend sponsored The Heart Ministry’s Holy Smokes event to aid its mission of providing food, healthcare and a way forward for people severely affected by poverty in the Omaha area.

Gift of Adoption

Gift of Adoption

Donated to The Gift of Adoption Topgolf fundraiser, an event that raises funds to financially support families going through the child adoption process.

Healthy Kids Alliance

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

Buildertrend donated to the Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance to improve children’s lives by assessing homes, educating families and supporting those needing home repair services to reduce health and safety risks.

endless journey

Endless Journey Teddy Bear Picnic & Health Fair

Buildertrend donated to Endless Journey Hospice Pediatrics’ annual Teddy Bear Picnic and Health Fair to raise awareness and create memorable experiences for terminally ill children.

acton

Completely Kids Pinot, Pigs & Pours

Buildertrend donated to Pinot, Pigs & Pours, a fundraiser for Completely Kids, to help address the challenges faced by the more than 2,000 Omaha families living in poverty.

Hope Connecting Hearts

Hope Connecting Hearts Nigeria Fall Fundraiser

Working to break the cycle of poverty, Buildertrend donated to the Hope Connecting Hearts Nigeria Fall Fundraiser, a cause working to create affordable and accessible education for children in rural Nigeria.

You Go Girl

You Go Girl

Buildertrend donated $1,000 in honor of Brandi Bothe, the Q2 2021 employee recipient of the Volunteer Spotlight Award, which is a quarterly company accolade awarded to teammates who go above and beyond in giving back to the community.

Angels Among Us Birds and Beer

Angels Among Us Birds & Beer

Buildertrend supported the families of local pediatric cancer patients by sponsoring the annual Angels Among Us Birds & Beer event.

Glow in the Garden

Joslyn Art Museum — Glow in the Garden event

Buildertrend sponsored the Joslyn Art Museum’s Glow in the Garden fundraiser, which supports the next generation of art admirers through social and educational events.

Wine Women and Shoes

Wine Women and Shoes

As the Wine Glass Sponsor, Buildertrend supported the growth and development of Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and the Carolyn Scott Rainbow House during the 2021 Wine Women and Shoes’ event.

I Be Black Girl

Donated to support the continuation of creating space for Black identifying women, femmes and girls to grow, connect and access their full potential to authentically, be.

Child Saving Institute

Child Saving Institute Cabaret 2021

To support children who experience abuse, neglect and trauma, Buildertrend donated to the 2021 Child Saving Institute Cabaret to aid prevention, intervention and healing.

Kicks for a Cure 2021

Kicks for a Cure 2021

Buildertrend donated to the 15th annual Kicks for a Cure event in support of the fight to end cancer.

Heat the streets

Heat the Streets 2021

As a Home Heat-Up sponsor, Buildertrend partnered with local utility assistance programs to help those in the community who are struggling to keep the lights on and heat their homes.

Fontenelle Forest “Feather the Forest” Event

Sponsored the 2021 Feather the Forest event through Fontenelle Forest in Bellevue, Neb., to inspire current and future generations to care for the natural world.

1st Annual Golf Tournament Christopher Bremer Memorial

Christopher Bremer Foundation Golf Tournament

Donated $500 to the Christopher Bremer Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament to provide resources for suicide prevention and support mental health awareness.

Year end bonuses for teachers

Year-end bonuses to teachers

Buildertrend partnered with Omaha businesses to show appreciation to our local educators during the pandemic. Together, we gave $400 bonuses to 115 teachers who work for the Omaha Street School, the NorthStar Foundation and the CUES School System.

NAWIC Virtual Block Kids Event

NAWIC Virtual Block Kids Event

Buildertrend donated to the NAWIC’s Virtual Block Kids Event to inspire and introduce grade school students to the construction industry.

Bags of Fun logo

Bags of Fun Cornhole Tournament

Participated as a champion sponsor in this annual event benefitting Bags of Fun Omaha. This nonprofit brings the power of play to sick children fighting for their lives.

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands

Boys and Girls Club
of the Midlands

Buildertrend donated $1,000 in honor of Nick Contreras, the Q1 2021 employee recipient of the Volunteer Spotlight Award, which is a quarterly company accolade awarded to teammates who go above and beyond in giving back to the community.

Adopt-a-family Salvation Army logo

 

Adopt-A-Family

Raised nearly $3,500 through employee contributions and a company donation. The
Adopt-A-Family program matches community members with families to help make Christmas possible.

The Big Garden

The Big Garden

Employee donations toward this cause were matched by the company as part of our first-ever virtual 5K. This nonprofit’s mission is to cultivate food security by developing community gardens, creating opportunities to serve and providing education on issues related to hunger.

CASA

CASA for Douglas County

Contributed to this organization through employee donations and a company match during our virtual 5K. CASA recruits, trains and supports volunteers who advocate for children who have experienced abuse and neglect.

Abide

Abide Omaha

Employees participating in our first-ever virtual 5K donated to this North Omaha organization, which creates programs focused on developing safer neighborhoods. Buildertrend matched all contributions.

Heart Ministry logo

Heart Ministry Center

Partnered with the Heart Ministry Center, a nonprofit that provides a way forward for those affected by poverty. Our employees distributed food to those in need, and the company made a donation to the center’s annual Christmas drive.

Angels Among Us
Beer & Birds

Hosted this all-you-can-eat-and-drink event at Buildertend headquarters and raised money for a cause that benefits pediatric cancer patients in Nebraska.

Prairie STEM logo

Prairie STEM

Buildertrend team members who ran in our virtual 5K donated to this cause, which encourages children to pursue a career in STEM through education, professional development and industry partnerships. The company matched contributions.

jdrf

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Promise Gala

Donated to the annual fundraiser for JDRF, a nonprofit that fights type 1 diabetes through funding research and providing community support.

stephen center

Stephen Center Cruise
Away to the Hawaiian Islands

Provided a donation for this annual fundraiser event for the Stephen Center, a homeless shelter and co-occuring treatment center in Omaha.

bud crawford

Bud Crawford
Ping Pong Tournament

Hosted a ping pong tournament for our employees and Bud Crawford at Buildertrend headquarters. Also contributed to B&B Sports Academy, a community-based athletic center.

smart gen

Smart GEN Society
Game-On

Made a donation to this annual event, which is an evening of virtual fun with the Smart GEN Society, an Omaha-based nonprofit that empowers youth to make smart choices in the digital world.

nawic

National Association of Women in Construction Block Kids Event

Contributed a donation to this national building competition that introduces kids to the construction industry and promotes careers in the industry.

children's hospital

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Wine, Women & Shoes

Made a donation through this fundraising event where the community gathers to sip, shop and support the region’s leading pediatric healthcare center.

habitat for humanity

Habitat for Humanity of
Omaha Brew Haha

Buildertrend was the presenting sponsor of this weeklong virtual event supporting Habitat’s mission to build affordable housing for those in need.

leukemia and lymphoma society

Leukemia & Lymphoma
Society Man and Woman
of the Year

Participated in and donated to this philanthropic competition, held by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to support blood cancer research.

ronald mcdonald house

Ronald McDonald
House Omaha

Donated 84 boxed lunches to our local Ronald McDonald House, which provides housing, meals and services for families receiving medical treatment at area hospitals.

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St. Robert Bellarmine Vacation Bible School

Donated Buildertrend user accounts to more than 500 youth participants, which the camp utilized to power a virtual camp experience amid the COVID-19 crisis.

children's hospital

Carolyn Scott
Rainbow House

Donated 96 boxed lunches to the Carolyn Scott Rainbow House, a guest house for out-of-town families who are receiving medical care from Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.

acton

Acton Children’s
Business Fair

Provided a contribution to this one-day market that gives kids the opportunity to showcase their very own businesses and discover their inner entrepreneur.

australian red cross

Australian Red Cross Bushfire Disaster Relief

Donated $5,000 to the Australian Red Cross, which provides aid to those seeking relief from the devastating Australia wildfires.

scare away cancer

Scare Away Cancer

Gave support for this annual Halloween event, which raises funds to provide financial assistance to patients and families who need extra help during their cancer journey.

Causes close to our hearts

Organizations we’ve supported in 2020.

Healthy Kids Alliance

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

Buildertrend donated to the Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance to improve children’s lives by assessing homes, educating families and supporting those needing home repair services to reduce health and safety risks.

Project Harmony

Project Harmony

In an effort to end child abuse and neglect, Buildertrend sponsored Project Harmony’s Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day event to fund critical services for the children and families served by Project Harmony.

Gift of Adoption

Gift of Adoption

Donated to The Gift of Adoption Topgolf fundraiser, an event that raises funds to financially support families going through the child adoption process.

Hope Connecting Hearts

Hope Connecting Hearts Nigeria Fall Fundraiser

Working to break the cycle of poverty, Buildertrend donated to the Hope Connecting Hearts Nigeria Fall Fundraiser, a cause working to create affordable and accessible education for children in rural Nigeria.

acton

Completely Kids Pinot, Pigs & Pours

Buildertrend donated to Pinot, Pigs & Pours, a fundraiser for Completely Kids, to help address the challenges faced by the more than 2,000 Omaha families living in poverty.

Glow in the Garden

Joslyn Art Museum — Glow in the Garden event

Buildertrend sponsored the Joslyn Art Museum’s Glow in the Garden fundraiser, which supports the next generation of art admirers through social and educational events.

You Go Girl

You Go Girl

Buildertrend donated $1,000 in honor of Brandi Bothe, the Q2 2021 employee recipient of the Volunteer Spotlight Award, which is a quarterly company accolade awarded to teammates who go above and beyond in giving back to the community.

Child Saving Institute

Child Saving Institute Cabaret 2021

To support children who experience abuse, neglect and trauma, Buildertrend donated to the 2021 Child Saving Institute Cabaret to aid prevention, intervention and healing.

Angels Among Us Birds and Beer

Angels Among Us Birds & Beer

Buildertrend supported the families of local pediatric cancer patients by sponsoring the annual Angels Among Us Birds & Beer event.

Wine Women and Shoes

As the Wine Glass Sponsor, Buildertrend supported the growth and development of Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and the Carolyn Scott Rainbow House during the 2021 Wine Women and Shoes’ event.

I Be Black Girl

Donated to support the continuation of creating space for Black identifying women, femmes and girls to grow, connect and access their full potential to authentically, be.

Fontenelle Forest “Feather the Forest” Event

Sponsored the 2021 Feather the Forest event through Fontenelle Forest in Bellevue, Neb., to inspire current and future generations to care for the natural world.

Kicks for a Cure 2021

Kicks for a Cure 2021

Buildertrend donated to the 15th annual Kicks for a Cure event in support of the fight to end cancer.

Heat the streets

Heat the Streets 2021

As a Home Heat-Up sponsor, Buildertrend partnered with local utility assistance programs to help those in the community who are struggling to keep the lights on and heat their homes.

NAWIC Virtual Block Kids Event

NAWIC Virtual Block Kids Event

Buildertrend donated to the NAWIC’s Virtual Block Kids Event to inspire and introduce grade school students to the construction industry.

1st Annual Golf Tournament Christopher Bremer Memorial

Christopher Bremer Foundation Golf Tournament

Donated $500 to the Christopher Bremer Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament to provide resources for suicide prevention and support mental health awareness.

Year end bonuses for teachers

Year-end bonuses to teachers

Buildertrend partnered with Omaha businesses to show appreciation to our local educators during the pandemic. Together, we gave $400 bonuses to 115 teachers who work for the Omaha Street School, the NorthStar Foundation and the CUES School System.

Adopt-a-family Salvation Army logo

Adopt-A-Family

Raised nearly $3,500 through employee contributions and a company donation. The
Adopt-A-Family program matches community members with families to help make Christmas possible.

Bags of Fun logo

Bags of Fun Cornhole Tournament

Participated as a champion sponsor in this annual event benefitting Bags of Fun Omaha. This nonprofit brings the power of play to sick children fighting for their lives.

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands

Boys and Girls Club
of the Midlands

Buildertrend donated $1,000 in honor of Nick Contreras, the Q1 2021 employee recipient of the Volunteer Spotlight Award, which is a quarterly company accolade awarded to teammates who go above and beyond in giving back to the community.

Abide

Abide Omaha

Employees participating in our first-ever virtual 5K donated to this North Omaha organization, which creates programs focused on developing safer neighborhoods. Buildertrend matched all contributions.

The Big Garden

The Big Garden

Employee donations toward this cause were matched by the company as part of our first-ever virtual 5K. This nonprofit’s mission is to cultivate food security by developing community gardens, creating opportunities to serve and providing education on issues related to hunger.

CASA

CASA for Douglas County

Contributed to this organization through employee donations and a company match during our virtual 5K. CASA recruits, trains and supports volunteers who advocate for children who have experienced abuse and neglect.

Prairie STEM logo

Prairie STEM

Buildertrend team members who ran in our virtual 5K donated to this cause, which encourages children to pursue a career in STEM through education, professional development and industry partnerships. The company matched matched contributions.

Heart Ministry logo

Heart Ministry Center

Partnered with the Heart Ministry Center, a nonprofit that provides a way forward for those affected by poverty. Our employees distributed food to those in need, and the company made a donation to the center’s annual Christmas drive.

Angels Among Us
Beer & Birds

Hosted this all-you-can-eat-and-drink event at Buildertend headquarters and raised money for a cause that benefits pediatric cancer patients in Nebraska.

nawic

National Association of Women in Construction Block Kids Event

Contributed a donation to this national building competition that introduces kids to the construction industry and promotes careers in the industry.

jdrf

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Promise Gala

Donated to the annual fundraiser for JDRF, a nonprofit that fights type 1 diabetes through funding research and providing community support.

stephen center

Stephen Center Cruise
Away to the Hawaiian Islands

Provided a donation for this annual fundraiser event for the Stephen Center, a homeless shelter and co-occuring treatment center in Omaha.

bud crawford

Bud Crawford
Ping Pong Tournament

Hosted a ping-pong tournament for our employees and Bud Crawford at Buildertrend headquarters. Also contributed to B&B Sports Academy, a community-based athletic center.

smart gen

Smart GEN Society
Game-On

Made a donation to this annual event, which is an evening of virtual fun with the Smart GEN Society, an Omaha-based nonprofit that empowers youth to make smart choices in the digital world.

leukemia and lymphoma society

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Man and Woman of the Year

Participated in and donated to this philanthropic competition, held by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to support blood cancer research.

children's hospital

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Wine, Women & Shoes

Made a donation through this fundraising event where the community gathers to sip, shop and support the region’s leading pediatric healthcare center.

habitat for humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha
Brew Haha

Buildertrend was the presenting sponsor of this weeklong virtual event supporting Habitat’s mission to build affordable housing for those in need.

australian red cross

Australian Red Cross Bushfire Disaster Relief

Donated $5,000 to the Australian Red Cross, which provides aid to those seeking relief from the devastating Australia wildfires.

ronald mcdonald house

Ronald McDonald
House Omaha

Donated 84 boxed lunches to our local Ronald McDonald House, which provides housing, meals and services for families receiving medical treatment at area hospitals.

children's hospital

Carolyn Scott
Rainbow House

Donated 96 boxed lunches to the Carolyn Scott Rainbow House, a guest house for out-of-town famlies who are receiving medical care from Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.

scare away cancer

Scare Away Cancer

Gave support for this annual Halloween event, which raises funds to provide financial assistance to patients and families who need extra help during their cancer journey.

srb-yg

St. Robert Bellarmine Vacation Bible School

Donated Buildertrend user accounts to more than 500 youth participants, which the camp utilized to power a virtual camp experience amid the COVID-19 crisis.

acton

Acton Children’s
Business Fair

Provided a contribution to this one-day market that gives kids the opportunity to showcase their very own businesses and discover their inner entrepreneur.

Our pillars of philanthropy

To create positive change, we focus our support on these four pillars.

Housing and basic needs

habitat build day

From Habitat for Humanity to Building Homes for Heroes, we support housing needs locally and nationally. Additionally, we give to numerous food and clothing drives throughout the year.

Support for children

wrapping gifts for kids

Buildertrend is unique in that our workforce has a high percentage of millennials, many of whom have young families. That’s why we are proud to support causes such as Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and Completely KIDS that help children.

Local impact

brew haha

Helping the Omaha community as well as the surrounding metro areas is top of mind. It’s important to not only support our employees but also the communities in which they live.

STEM education and women in tech

women in tech

While most STEM programs encourage girls to participate, we at Buildertrend take this approach a step further. We make strides to help break the glass ceiling by encouraging girls and women to follow their dreams in tech.

Housing and basic needs

From Habitat for Humanity to Building Homes for Heroes, we support housing needs locally and nationally. Additionally, we give to numerous food and clothing drives throughout the year.

habitat build day

Support for children

Buildertrend is unique in that our workforce has a high percentage of millennials, many of whom have young families. That’s why we are proud to support causes such as Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and Completely KIDS that help children.

wrapping gifts for kids

Local impact

Helping the Omaha community as well as the surrounding metro areas is top of mind. It’s important to not only support our employees but also the communities in which they live.

brew haha

STEM education and women in tech

While most STEM programs encourage girls to participate, we at Buildertrend take this approach a step further. We make strides to help break the glass ceiling by encouraging girls and women to follow their dreams in tech.

women in tech

#BTCares

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food donation
blood drive

brew haha
code camp
shiert donation

homes for heroes

united way event
bud crawford event

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