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BUILD & SERVE COMMITTEE build and serve logo

The Build & Serve Committee provides a venue for AGC members to “give back” to the community. This committee selects charitable projects and programs throughout San Diego County that gives AGC and its members an opportunity to participate in projects that help the community. The committee is also responsible for securing members to volunteer for selected projects, and for raising funds that allow the industry to participate financially in selected charitable programs and projects.

Giving Back to the Community



AGC Partners with Make-A-Wish
San Diego®

AGC Members Donate Time & Resources

AGC has joined efforts with Make-A-Wish San Diego® to help grant construction related wishes to children with life-threatening  medical conditions.

MCRD Bootcamp Challenge

Team AGC Motto "We Build What They Protect"

$33,667 Raised to Date!

AGC members participate in MCRD's Bootcamp Challenge, 3-mile obstacle run, which supports the efforts of the Marine Corps Community Services, and other military organizations.

Building Benches for Monarch School

Students at Monarch School build benches during their summer session.

Committee member volunteers instructed an 8th grade class how to build park benches for their school.  Monarch's mission is to help students develop hope for the future with the necessary skills and experience for personal success. At the end of the session, five benches were constructed, and the students beamed with pride and a sense of accomplishment.

AGC Annual Construction Industry-wide Blood Drive

927 Pints of Blood Collected to date!

Annually, AGC San Diego partners with the San Diego Blood Bank for the construction industry's largest blood drive. Several AGC member firms host a blood mobile on their site for AGC’s Annual Blood Drive. AGC typically schedules the blood drive around Labor Day or July 4th  when the blood supplies are dwindling during these holidays.

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AGC Member's Build New Parking Lot for St. Madeleine Sophie's Center

A Way of Life, A World of Difference

AGC members donated time and resources to St. Madeleine Sophie's Center, serving adults with developmental disabilities, which now has a new paved entrance road and parking lot that has made the Center's organic gardening program even more successful.

AGC Annual Toy Drive

Hundreds of toys donated annually

An AGC holiday tradition over 35 years, members bring an unwrapped toy to the Holiday Dinner Dance. The toys are distributed to Rady’s Children’s Hospital and the Polinksy Children’s Center.


Handball Court Demolition

Creating a Safer Community Site!

The handball courts at the Spring Valley-East Communities Center had become a magnet for graffiti and a transient drinking hangout.

Boy Scout Lunch-O-Ree

Annually raising funds to support the Boy Scouts

$1,147,830 Raised to Date!

Annually, the Build & Serve Committee helps in the effort of raising funds to support the Boy Scouts of America, San Diego-Imperial Council.




AGC Operation Keep San Diego Warm

Hundreds of pieces donated annually

During the winter months, AGC collects blankets, throws, comforters, and coats to be donated to St. Vincent De Paul Village; Southern California’s largest residential homeless services provider.




Back to School Backpacks Donated to Monarch School!

In 2014, AGC adopted Monarch School, which serves 300 students impacted by homelessness. Each student received a backpack filled with school supplies on their first day of school, thanks to the generosity of AGC members.




Over $3,500 worth of School Supplies Donated!

In 2012, over $3500 worth of school supplies were presented to the teachers of Sweetwater Springs Community Elementary in the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District.