Community involvement is a core value at TST Construction. We are committed to creating strong relationships in the communities in which we live and work and believe that we have a responsibility as a corporate citizen to share what we can and give back.
THE POWER OF GIVING BACK
TST’s community efforts typically originate with our team members – organizations or movements which they have a personal interest in or affiliation with. TST maintains active involvement in many community organizations, below are a few examples of those organizations that are near and dear to us:
|SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES COUNCIL
"The Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Council was formed expressly for the purpose of advocating on behalf of businesses owned by Service Disabled Veterans." Currently, CDR Turner serves as the SDVOSB Council National Board President.
|TOBY'S DREAM FOUNDATION
"Founded in 2009, Toby’s Dream Foundation is dedicated to bringing joy to children with life-threatening illnesses by granting them a dream of a lifetime. The foundation is focused on serving children from Eastern Shore of Virginia, and Greater Hampton Roads, including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Isle of Wight, and more."
"United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories. We envision a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives. We work to advance the common good and mobilize the caring power of communities around the world."
|ST. MARY'S HOME FOR DISABLED CHILDREN
"St. Mary’s Home in Norfolk is a special place full of love and laughter, where children and young adults from all across Virginia live, play, go to school and receive complex, professional, around-the-clock care in a nurturing, comfortable environment to help them achieve their fullest potential. We are a long-term pediatric residential care facility dedicated exclusively to children with severe physical and intellectual disabilities and one of only about 100 facilities of its kind nationwide."
|FOODBANK OF SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA
"The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore was founded in 1981. Since its inception, the Foodbank has distributed over 214 million meals through Partner Agencies and Programs within the community. The Foodbank has changed over the years and continues to adapt to the needs of the individuals we serve, but the mission remains to lead the effort to eliminate hunger in our community."
|ALL IN ALL THE TIME FOUNDATION
"The All In, All The Time Fund, established in 2010, is a tribute to the memory of SOCS Tom Valentine. Tom was an elite warrior who lived his life in accordance with the special operator’s code, which all SEALs strive to attain. Through the All In, All The Time Fund, the interim needs of the surviving spouses and children of our fallen warriors will be filled and support will be given to the various benevolent organizations with the mission of supporting the Special Forces community."
|ANNUAL TOMMY V CHALLENGE
"The inaugural Tommy V Challenge was held in 2008. To date it has raised over $100,000 which has been donated to the following groups – the Navy SEAL Foundation, Wounded Wear, the family of SOC Adam Brown KIA in 2010 and the Extortion 17 families. The Tommy V Challenge is meant to help those who suffer most, the families of our Fallen and our wounded teammates."
"Founded in 1989, EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program has grown to become one of the largest accredited equine riding programs in the country benefiting the special needs community. Our mission is to provide, promote and support equine assisted activities for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social or learning disabling conditions."
|CAPE HENRY ROTARY CLUB
"Cape Henry Rotary does several Community Projects each year working with children, seniors and charities. Some of the projects we have enjoyed doing included providing “Beach Bags” meals for elementary students, Cool Coats for Kids, Turkey Dinners for at Thanksgiving, building projects I conjunction with other Charities, Food Drives for the Hampton Roads Food Bank and many, many others over the years."
|CHARTWAY'S WE PROMISE FOUNDATION
"As the charitable arm of Chartway, HeritageWest, and SouthWest Community, the We Promise Foundation is dedicated to making dreams come true for children struggling with degenerative, life-threatening, debilitating or chronic illnesses, or those facing tremendous hardship. The foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity that provides support to help children with a single goal: to put smiles on the faces of children by making their dreams come true."
|NATIONAL M.S. SOCIETY
"The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. We exist to make sure it doesn't."