KIDstruction Raises $213K for Children’s Hospital

By on October 6, 2014

Tradesworkers and employees from 82 local construction and design companies came together to raise $213,000 to support programs and services at  St. Louis Children’s Hospital during the 2014 KIDstruction Week in August. Participating companies asked their employees to donate $1 or more for every hour they worked during that week. Of those 82 companies, 29 matched their employees’ gifts dollar for dollar or made a corporate donation of $10,000 or more.

“The St. Louis regional construction and design community stepped up again in 2014 by supporting St. Louis Children’s Hospital,” says Patrick Kozeny, president of Kozeny-Wagner, Inc. and chair of KIDstruction Week 2014. “As an industry, we are making a positive impact with several of the key programs that make St. Louis Children’s Hospital a leader in pediatric healthcare.”

Funds raised through KIDstruction Week help Children’s Hospital fulfill its promise of providing a superior patient experience through such programs as music and art therapy, pediatric neurocritical care, the Family Resource Center and Sibling Playroom, Healthy Kids Express mobile health vans and more.

“Once again, St. Louis’ construction industry demonstrated its generosity and continuing commitment to help Children’s Hospital live out its mission of ‘doing what’s right for kids,’” says Janice Bailey, vice president, St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation. “They show us all what can happen when companies band together for an important cause.”

2014 KIDstruction Week Participating Companies

ADB Companies, Inc.*

Bazan Painting Co.*

Bell Electrical Contractors

Beckerle Consultants, Inc.

Bi-State Fire Protection

BSA LifeStructures

Carpenters’ District Council of

Greater St. Louis and Vicinity

Castle Building Group

Castle Contracting

Castle GPS

Castle Industrial

Civil Design, Inc.*


Concrete Strategies, Inc.

Corrigan Company

C&R Mechanical Company

Firetech, LLC

FGM Architects

Geotechnology, Inc.*

Goodwin Brothers Construction Co.*

Grant Masonry Contracting

Grice Group Architects*

Guarantee Electrical Company*

Hayden Wrecking Corporation*

H.B.D. Contracting, Inc.

Helmkamp Construction Co. *


Icon Mechanical

Interface Construction Corporation*

Johnson Controls, Inc.

Kaemmerlen Electric

KCI Construction*

Kaiser Electric, Inc.*

Kozeny-Wagner, Inc.*

L. Keeley Construction*

McCarthy Building Cos., Inc.*

McGrath & Associates

Murphy Company*

Niehaus Construction Services*

O’Toole Design Associates*

Paric Corporation*

PayneCrest Electric, Inc.*

Poettker Construction Company*

Rhodey Construction*

Rock Hill Mechanical Corp.*

Sachs Electric Company

Simms Building Group Inc.*

S.M. Wilson & Co.

Taylor Excavating Company Inc.*

Thomas Industrial Coatings*

TJ Wies Contracting, Inc.*

URS Corporation

Volk Construction Company

Wiegmann Associates*

Our Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

McCarthy Building Cos., Inc.

Platinum Sponsors

Alberici Constructors, Inc.

Paric Corporation

Gold Sponsor

Waterhout Construction

Silver Sponsor

Civil Engineering Design Consultants, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

Drilling Service Co.

Environment Consultants, LLC

Firetech, LLC

KAI Design & Build

Kaiser Electric, Inc.

Kwame Building Group

Ozark Steel Fabricators, Inc.


The Up Companies LLC

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corporation

Vee-Jay Cement Contracting Co., Inc.

Corporate Donors

ABS Consulting

Air Masters

Albers Studio + Design, Inc.


Bell Electrical Contractors

Bridge and Structural Iron Workers Local 396

Flooring Systems, Inc.

Glasper Professional Services

Habitata Building Products, LLC

H.B.D. Construction Inc.

Helmkamp Construction Co.

MDU Resources Foundation

Ottolino Winters Huebner, Inc.

Pipe Systems Mechanical, LLC

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 562

Runge Painting Company

Sachs Electric Company

Spirtas Wrecking Company

Zumwalt Corporation

* Cornerstone companies which matched employee giving at 100%.

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