Charity

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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WALKER EDISON DONATES OVER 500 DESKS

WALKER EDISON DONATES OVER 500 DESKS

Last Tuesday, March 17, Brad Bonham, CEO of Walker Edison, sent out a letter outlining what the Utah based eCommerce furniture company was doing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In it was a call for nominations for those whose budgets were tight, but in need of a desk to successfully work and teach their kids remotely. Since Tuesday, the post has been shared hundreds of times and the company has been flooded with email responses from across the nation. As a result, Walker Edison donated over 500 desks** to individuals and families! Bonham commented, “Extending a hand to those that need is at...

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WALKER EDISON RISES TO FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER

WALKER EDISON RISES TO FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER

Your browser does not support our video. Walker Edison participated in a company-wide service event Wednesday afternoon in partnership with Rise Against Hunger. Over 100 employees came together to prepare and package 40,000 meals for people in need. Walker Edison values charitable service as an integral part of their culture. Each quarter employees receive paid time off to give back to nonprofit organizations in addition to opportunities to participate in company-wide service events. Matt Davis, Walker Edison’s co-owner and COO said of the event, “Contributing back to the community is so important for us and as a global business we love...

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WALKER EDISON + MAKE-A-WISH: MAKING MICHELLE'S WISH COME TRUE

WALKER EDISON + MAKE-A-WISH: MAKING MICHELLE'S WISH COME TRUE

Michelle is a happy girl with an awesome outlook on life. She was diagnosed with osteoscarcoma in March 2016 and has since been diagnosed with Lyme disease, undergone chemotherapy and had her leg amputated. Walker Edison had the great opportunity to participate in the Make-A-Wish proclamation delivery for Michelle and surprised both her and her family by picking them up in a limo and taking them to the Sunset Equestrian Center to ride horses. At the end of the fun-filled day, members of the Air Force presented Michelle with an American flag and told her they would be granting her wish to...

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