DESIGNS FOR A BETTER WORLD 2016-11-09T11:11:22+00:00

Design’s for a Better World

Our DE Designs for a Better World Team works to provide our staff with opportunities to get involved and make a difference in the lives of others. Our team volunteers to make contributions of time, money and kindness as often as we can. We are rewarded with the spirit of camaraderie and compassion that comes with working together to help those in need. Below is information about just a few of the charitable organizations that have touched the lives of family and friends of Direct Export.


American Cancer Society

We are the Stormin’ Normans and we dedicate the McKinney, Texas, Relay For Life to Kristi Norman in her battle against cancer! Cancer touches all of us and, too often, leaves misery in its wake. So, the owners, employees, and families of Direct Export Company are making a difference by walking and raising money in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life McKinney event. Our team will camp out overnight and take turns walking around the track to raise money and awareness to help the American Cancer Society in the world’s largest fight against cancer.

Please click here to view the Stormin’ Normans team page.


North Texas Food Bank

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked nonprofit relief organization. Leading the fight against hunger in our community, we distribute donated, purchased, and prepared foods through a network of more than 1,000 feeding programs and 262 Partner Agencies in 13 counties. Since 1982, NTFB has distributed more than half a billion pounds of food. NTFB supports the nutritional needs of North Texans through research, education, advocacy and strategic partnerships. In fiscal year 2013, NTFB provided access to 62 million nutritious meals. NTFB is a member of Feeding America, a national hunger relief organization (

Click here to for more information on the North Texas Food Bank.


Wounded Warrior Project

The Wounded Warrior mission is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. Our purpose is to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured service members aid and assist each other and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) takes a holistic approach when serving warriors and their families to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment and engagement. Through a high-touch and interactive approach, WWP hopes to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history.

Click here to for more information on the Wounded Warriors Project.

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