Update: November 2014

Food Bank Gala Great Success 


Letter from Lucy Harrington, Donor Relations Manager

The Food Bank for Westchester


Dear Sean and Chris,


It is my pleasure to extend thanks to you both, on behalf of the Board of Directors and Ellen Lynch, for Co-Chairing the Food Bank's Evening in Good Taste 2014.  It was a wonderful evening with a sociable crowd, good food, lots of activity at the auction table, and a band that people stayed to watch!  With so many of Westchester's restaurants and residents coming out to benefit a local charity, how fitting that the event was sponsored by Murphy Brothers, a strong local business with county-wide visibility.  Thank you for helping us bring together so many components into a very successful evening!


We greatly appreciated your personal involvement, including the members of your family, business, and community who came to support the event itself.  The presence of you both at the event and having you greet people as they came in, gave the evening a very warm and welcome feeling of community.  What a wonderful echo to our own mission of bringing everyone in Westchester together to help our hungry neighbors.


It has been a wonderful two years.  We look forward to more joint ventures of a different sort!


Click here for more photos from the Food Bank Gala. 

Shore Road Project Reaches the Finish Line!


Chris Murphy had a goal of building his own house to a higher standard.  Thanks to architect Rex Gedney, energy consultant Lois Arena, interior designer Diane Murphy, and a wonderful team of Subcontractors and Suppliers, he and we achieved that goal.  With a HERS Index with Photovoltaics of (27), this home meets all of the requirements of the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home including ENERGY STAR Version 3 plus the EPA's Indoor AirPlus and DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Quality Management Guidelines.  The Shore Road Project was the first-ever DOW POWERHOUSE ™ solar shingle installation in Fairfield County, the second in Connecticut.


The uniqueness of the Shore Road Project attracted the attention of the area media, being highlighted (8) times in local publications who continue to debate whether building green is a passing fad or the future of residential construction. The project was honored as a featured home on the CT-USGC 2014 Spring Green Home Tour, proving that style and sustainability can go hand-in-hand.  We're delighted to report that our project has been accepted into the CT Zero Energy Challenge. (http://www.ctzeroenergychallenge.com/)


Murphy Brothers believes that building green is simply building smart. As a 35-year old family-owned business, we are vitally concerned with the impact of our work on our environment and future generations of homeowners. For this reason we have made it our goal to build and renovate energy-efficient, environmentally responsible, and beautifully designed homes. We believe that The Shore Road Project is a giant step in the right direction, a prototype that will be used as a solid marketing showcase for energy-efficient construction, no matter what size, style or location.


Click here for more finish photos from the Shore Road Project. 

Open Door Toy Drive

Murphy Brothers is collecting toys for Open Door Family Medical Centers' Holiday Toy Drive, helping to bring smiles to children less fortunate through your generous support. Please bring your (new & unwrapped) toys (*) for children  ages

newborn to 14 years old to our office before December 12th. All of the toys are

given to the young patients of Open Door Family Medical Centers. Their goal is to collect 2,500 toys, and every toy counts!  For more information and about additional ways you can help, contact Alicia Ward, Volunteer Coordinator at 914-502-1468 or award@odfmc.org  

(*) Suggested Value:  $10 - $20  

Coming Soon! Mamaroneck Self-Storage

Get ready to pre-reserve your space! 



For Project Bids, Contact Tom Beasley, tom@murphybrothers.com, 914.777.5777
We Proudly Support 

The Furniture Sharehouse helps families get the furniture they need to start again after homelessness, domestic violence, or personal disasters that have set them back. For more information on how to get involved, visit their website


Habitat for Humanity's mission is to provide safe, quality, affordable, and green housing for lower-income families and individuals. Please help us in any way youcan to help improve our community. For more information, visit their website.


The Food Bank for Westchester's mission is to lead, engage and educate Westchester County in creating a hunger-free environment. For more information visit their website

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