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 


CLOTHING & ESSENTIALS DRIVE: The Stockton office partnered with St. Mary’s Dining Room to support the homeless community in San Joaquin County. Our team was able to deliver hundreds of essentials today; including shoes, blankets, clothing, diapers, wipes and hygiene supplies.

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.

FEEDING FAMILIES: Team Members in our Irvine office held a food drive benefiting Families Forward, which is a non-profit organization committed to helping local Orange County families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

TRI-VALLEY HAVEN: Team Members in our Livermore office volunteered their time this morning at Tri-Valley Haven helping to unload and bag up food for their mobile pantry. Tri-Valley Haven is a vital community organization serves over 4,000 Tri-Valley adults and children who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault or homelessness

BEE OUR GUEST: We invited some of our business partners to “Bee Our Guest” at the 15th Annual W. L. Butler Charitable Partners Golf Tournament and help us raise over $225,000 to benefit Thomas House ShelterLeaps & BoundsSave-A-Warrior and CSR Kid’s Day.

CSR KID’S DAY IS BACK: After a two-year hiatus due to the Pandemic, we are happy to be back supporting the CSR Children’s Foundation 27th Annual Kid’s Day at Marine Stadium in Long Beach. This event hosts over 800 special needs children and their families for an exciting day of fun in the sun and water activities.

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 2022, W. L. Butler sponsored a Sequoia Awards scholarship for Kenzy Mashraki of Woodside High. Kenzy was the recipient of this year’s “Outstanding Student Award.” Congratulations to all the Class of 2022 seniors graduating this month within our community.

LIBRARY RENOVATION: Another library renovation collaboration with AbbVie and Heart of America unveiled this week at Roosevelt Elementary in Redwood City. The existing library received a complete facelift with light demo, freshly painted walls, graphics, flooring, shelving and furnishings.

BOYS & GIRLS SF: Another Good Tidings Foundation collaboration unveiled in San Francisco! We renovated the existing the Boy & Girls Club gymnasium at Hunters Point to provide a state-of-the art Willie Mays branded facility, complete with a new energy efficient window system at the north end of the building, as well as insulating the stud wall bays, furring with plywood, upgraded lighting, and painting throughout. The Warriors played on this same 1960’s flooring at the Cow Palace.

JASON MRAZ MUSIC STUDIO: We are proud to unveil another Good Tidings Foundation collaboration thanks to our wonderful business partners who helped with materials, labor and equipment. Together we transformed the existing San Diego Young Artists Music Academy into a new Jason Mraz Studio complete with all-new lighting, wall art, wallcovering, paint, flooring, work rooms, vocal rooms, mixing rooms, and restrooms. The academy provides vocal, instrumental, choir, dance, and after school programs for the community’s youth to be creative and learn their craft.

LITTLE LIBRARIES IN OAKLAND: The first of 150 “Little Town Libraries” was unveiled at Franklin Elementary in effort to encourage book sharing and childhood literacy in under-resourced parts of Oakland. W. L. Butler is honored to be a part of the construction of these four initial mini libraries in partnership with Stephen and Ayesha Curry’s Eat. Learn. Play. and the Good Tidings Foundation.

SPREADING CHEER: Team Members in the Livermore office donated dozens of toys and gifts to the Alameda County Fire Fighters Association’s Toy Drive.

‘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.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY EXCHANGE: This marks our 15th year teaming up with Santa and the Stockton Fire Department to deliver toys to the students of The Walton Special Center. The W. L. Butler Elves were hard at work buying, wrapping and delivering gifts to over 120 kids and 60 staff/aides. The Walton School has created a special atmosphere for their students, and we are blessed to be a part of their Annual Christmas Gift Giving Event.



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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