Building Better Futures

Philanthropy and supporting our communities are critical pieces of the W. L. Butler DNA. Doing what is right socially, economically and environmentally is not only part of our history and culture, but our responsibility as good corporate citizens. This commitment is about much more than simply writing a check. We're actively involved in charitable pursuits, allocating time, resources and construction expertise to create change for those who need it most.

It is our goal to support local charities that we feel have a positive impact on the youth, disabled, elderly and those in need of proper housing within the communities where we live and work. Frank York, President

Community Spotlight

The growth and success of our company depends upon the sustainability of the communities in which we live and work. It’s our goal to support local charities that we feel have a positive impact on the youth, disabled, elderly and those in need of proper housing.

Community Video 


ANNUAL HOLIDAY EXCHANGE: This marks our 17th year teaming up with Santa and the Stockton Fire Department to deliver toys to the students of The Walton Special Center. Our WLB Elves were hard at work buying, wrapping and delivering gifts to over 150 kids and 25 staff/aides. We are humbled to be a part of their holiday event each year.

ADOPT-A-FAMILY: The holiday season is about to be a bit brighter at the Thomas House Family Shelter! Our Irvine elves participated in the Adopt-A-Family program again this year to fulfill the wishes of 7 families.

CRUISE OF LIGHTS: W. L. Butler is a proud sponsor of CSR Children’s Foundation and their mission to introduce watersport experiences to enhance the lives of children challenged by mental or physical disabilities. We organized and arranged for a 85’ boat to transport many of these families through the spectacular Cruise of Lights in Huntington Beach

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR GIVING: Thank you to our team members for their donations to the Redwood City/San Mateo County Toy & Book Drive. We are honored to be able to support the public safety agencies in our community, including the Redwood City Fire and Police Departments, and our ability to give back to those less fortunate so they too can have a brighter holiday season.

TRI-VALLEY HAVEN: Team Members in our Livermore office volunteered their time at Tri-Valley Haven helping to help sort over 1,600 holiday stockings received during their stocking drive earlier this month.

HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE: Thankful for the generosity of our Livermore team for their donations to this year’s Holiday Food Drive supporting Tri-Valley Haven. The local food pantry serves over 4,000 adults and children within the Tri-Valley area who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault or homelessness.

CHARITABLE PARTNERS GOLF TOURNAMENT: Our team “teed off” for the 16th Annual event at Arroyo Trabuco. Thanks to our incredible business partners, we raised $192,000 with sponsorships alone to benefit Thomas House ShelterLeaps & BoundsSave-A-Warrior and CSR Kid’s Day.

CSR KID’S DAY: Beautiful summer day in Long Beach supporting the CSR Children’s Foundation for the 28th Annual Kid’s Day at Marine Stadium. This event hosts over 800 special needs children and their families for an fun-filled day of water activities.

GOOD TIDINGS: Together with the Good Tidings Foundation, we were proud to unveil another Leroy Neiman Art Studio this week. The Bresee Foundation  Youth Center in Los Angeles is officially open! This is our 13th collaboration together and we are so grateful for this opportunity to give back within the communities where we do business.

PUPPY CUDDLES: We partnered with Pound Puppy Rescue in the SF Bay Area to get in some of those “love” cuddles, while helping to socialize and make toys for some of their adoptable puppies.

SEQUOIA AWARDS: W. L. Butler is a proud supporter of the annual Sequoia Awards; which rewards high school students for their outstanding volunteer work within the community.




In addition to being named a Top Corporate Philanthropist in the “Book of Lists.” We have also been awarded with the Community Commitment Award for giving more than one percent of pretax profit to charitable causes, W. L. Butler has received several other accolades over the years for enriching the community. Together we have made a positive change within our communities by leveraging our own internal resources and organizing volunteers to support local schools and develop partnerships with a number of organizations, including (but not limited to):

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