Author Archives: Diane Martin
Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Box project – this is another annual project for our company. We reached our goal of 30 boxes this year with everyone’s participation. This idea of filling a shoe box with small items for children in underprivileged areas around the world has been around for a long time. Over time it has […]
Our Annual Fall Food Drive was another success! We partner with our neighboring businesses, our warehouse, and several local customers to stock the Shallowford Presbyterian Church’s Pantry. The Church provides for over 100 families in the area and our donation is always the largest and most appreciated. Everyone in our office participates and we collect […]
Coat Collection for FAITH Riders – one of our employees is a member of this group and asked that we participate in their Coat Project. The day after Thanksgiving the group goes to one of the homeless camps in the Atlanta area and gives out coats and toiletries. We collected about 12 coats for the […]
We usually do this around the 4th of July as an annual summer project. This year we collected enough for 3 baskets and a $60 gift certificate to a local grocery store. The Fire Station is a very busy one and they stay out on calls all day every day. This year they came to […]
Collection of old eyeglasses for the Lions Club Lighthouse for the Blind. We accumulated over 50 pairs of old glasses from employees to contribute to this worthwhile cause. Prescription glasses are cleaned and revamped and sent overseas with medical missionary trips. Readers and sunglasses are also cleaned and revamped and given out here in the […]
They are an independent non-profit no-kill shelter that depends solely on donations. They were founded in 1913 and do a wonderful job of promoting adoptions for well animals – providing vaccinations and micro chipping. We collected old towels and sheets and plastic bags. This is another project that we will be doing again in 2020.
Our big Spring project this year was to make “no sew” fleece blankets for the non- profit group Open Hands. They provide assistance for struggling families and the homeless with food and shelter. The company bought the fabric, everyone in Operations helped with the cutting, and our Co-Founder, Verda McCullough (age 95), did the tying. […]