TAG: donation

Western to donate military snowplow to support veterans

June 5, 2015By

Western Products is donating a military-themed Wide-Out snowplow in support of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT). AVTT is a veteran-owned business that specializes in supporting fallen service members by helping them travel to war memorials and providing scholarships to their family members. The raffle for the snowplow will be held June 26 at the 2015 Snow and Ice Management... read more

Ahmed Hassan heads up project for sick child

April 6, 2015By

Ahmed Hassan and Duane Draughon joined forces with the Mystic Force Foundation to bring a special project to fruition in Miami Springs, Fla., April 10‐12. The project is a safe, outdoor play space for 2‐year‐old Daniella Collazo, who has stage III neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer. For immunocompromised children like Collazo dirt and grass are potentially harmful, as they harbor... read more

SavATree builds, donates wheelchairs to seniors

February 12, 2015By

SavATree wrapped up its annual sales conference a little bit differently this year, holding a team-building “wheelchair build.” Keeping with the conference theme of “We Are All Connected,” or “Mitakuye Oyasin (in the language of Native Americans),” SavATree worked in conjunction with the Senior Citizen United Community Services out of Audubon, N.J., to hold the wheelchair build, with the finished wheelchairs... read more

TruGreen donates more than $125K to charities

December 22, 2014By

TruGreen donated more than $125,000 to local and national charities through the company’s Lawn Stars program. Each quarter, the TruGreen Lawn Stars program recognizes 21 local sales and service teams that lead their respective regions in customers growth. Each winning branch was supported in making a $2,000 donation to their chosen charity. The following organizations received donations from the 2014... read more

Toro donates $20K to Irrigation Foundation

November 21, 2014By

In the thick of the 2014 Irrigation Show & Education Conference, held Nov. 19-20 in Phoenix, The Toro Co. donated $20,000 to the Irrigation Foundation in support of the Irrigation E3 Program. Founded in 2012, the Irrigation E3 Program aims to engage next generation of irrigators through three E’s: exposure, experience and education. Academics nominate students for consideration as an... read more

Web Extra: Marty Lyon rallies 100 Men Who Care

October 31, 2014By

The story “Gaining ground on a cure” from the October 2014 issue of LM hits on how three landscaping companies raise funds for cancer research. Here’s how one of those companies, Lyon Landscape Architects, expands its “social consciousness” beyond cancer research, also channeling it into the organization 100 Men Who Care. Marty Lyon localizes Lyon Landscape Architects’ social outreach via... read more