Charity

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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WALKER EDISON + MAKE-A-WISH: A FUN FILLED DAY TO TELL AVERY ABOUT HER WISH BEING GRANTED

WALKER EDISON + MAKE-A-WISH: A FUN FILLED DAY TO TELL AVERY ABOUT HER WISH BEING GRANTED

Walker Edison teamed up with Make-A-Wish Utah to help create an exciting day to reveal that Avery’s wish is going to be granted. Avery, a darling fun-loving young girl who was diagnosed with a nervous system disorder at the age of two, made a wish to have a bedroom makeover as she loves getting creative, with some of her hobbies being crafting and shopping for stylish outfits. She wants to design her room to match her bubbly personality by going shopping to find the furniture and décor she likes most.On Saturday, April 28th, Walker Edison picked Avery, her mom, and...

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WALKER EDISON'S DAY OF SERVICE PROVIDES 20,000 MEALS TO RISE AGAINST HUNGER

WALKER EDISON'S DAY OF SERVICE PROVIDES 20,000 MEALS TO RISE AGAINST HUNGER

In October Walker Edison held its company-wide service day and prepared 20,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger.According to Rise Against Hunger’s data, 20,000 meals provides enough to feed 93 school kids for an entire year.Rise Against Hunger was created in1998 by Ray Buchanan, a United Methodist minister and is driven by the vision of a world without hunger. Its goal is to end hunger worldwide by 2030 by providing food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable and by creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources. When meals are provided through Rise Against Hunger, the food is...

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