Charity

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, so we wanted to give back to causes to help with breast cancer research as well as helping current patients and survivors.Each week since we have been working from home during this global pandemic we have been sending our employees care packages. It helps us all feel connected and also allows us to be able to support local and small businesses. We love being able to find new companies to support during this crazy time!Included in each package this week was:• MoonandJuneCo bags, 20% of the purchase was donated to Susan G Komen• $2...

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BLANKETS FOR PRIMARY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

BLANKETS FOR PRIMARY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

Giving back to the community is a core value here at Walker Edison. With our employees working from home, we have had to get a little creative with our company-wide service projects while being virtual.Employees signed up to tie fleece blankets using material we provided, and together we donated over 400 blankets to Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake.We loved seeing all the photos come in of employees making blankets. It’s incredible what we can do when we all come together, even while staying physically apart!If you'd like to know how you can support Primary Children's Hospital visit their website for needed...

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KIDS EAT PROGRAM

KIDS EAT PROGRAM

We are honored to have been able to sponsor the Kids Eat program from the USANA Foundation.Even with school canceled in the Spring due to COVID-19, they continued to deliver 850 weekend bags each week. In addition to their regular program, they also provide temporary COVID relief bags to schools that had families under extreme distress. These larger size pantry bags were distributed to schools at their request and hand-delivered by their teachers and staff to the porches of their needy families.We were able to help provide 400 pantry bags and 16,000 meals to those students and families in need throughout the...

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PROJECT HEART

For nearly 28 years, Project HEART and Rabbi Benny Zippel with the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah have helped support thousands of at-risk teens in our community. Their work is inspiring, and we are grateful for the opportunity we had to donate $50,000 alongside so many others to help them both reach and surpass their goal with their Charidy fundraising campaign yesterday! (charidy.com/utah)To learn more about the Project HEART program, check out the video below

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#GIVINGTUESDAYNOW

#GIVINGTUESDAYNOW

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented needs caused by COVID-19. According to their official website, this new day is organized by Giving Tuesday and is being held in addition to the annually scheduled event that will still take place in December.There are so many ways to participate from something as simple as giving your time to help a neighbor to donate to a cause close to your heart. On this Giving Tuesday, we wanted to give a shout out to some of the organizations we love and have recently...

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