Charity

WALKER EDISON DONATES 50,000 MASKS TO JORDAN EDUCATION FOUNDATION

WALKER EDISON DONATES 50,000 MASKS TO JORDAN EDUCATION FOUNDATION

SALT LAKE CITY – Walker Edison, a leading provider of RTA furniture, recently donated 50,000 masks to Jordan Education Foundation (JEF).JEF is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that engages the community to provide resources to enhance educational experiences, strengthen students, and fuel success in Jordan School District. According to their website, JEF supports over 56,000 students who attend 63 schools in the rapidly growing cities of West Jordan, South Jordan, Riverton, Bluffdale, Herriman, and Copperton. It is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and a full-time Executive Director, Steven Hall.Students in Utah’s Jordan School District currently attend in-person classes four days...

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MAKE-A-WISH UTAH HALLOWEEN EVENT

MAKE-A-WISH UTAH HALLOWEEN EVENT

Make-A-Wish Utah welcomed wish families to a Mario Kart themed drive-through Trick-or-Treat. We were so grateful to be a part of such an incredible event!We had a great team of employees volunteer to setup the ultimate Rainbow Road stop. We even had a colorful shoot to hand out candy at a distance. Everything was COVID safe, with Make-a-Wish Utah provide the candy that had been quarantined and pre-bagged, in addition to all participants staying in their cars with their bags hanging on their side mirrors.It was so amazing to see how happy the kids and families were and to see all the...

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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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