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4imprint® Announces $52,000 in 3rd Quarter In-Kind Donations to Nonprofits and Charities
(OSHKOSH, Wis.) – During the third quarter of 2012, promotional products retailer 4imprint donated $52,000 in in-kind grants and donations to 104 nonprofits and charities across the United States and Canada through its one by one® charitable giving program. The items ranged from bags and crayons for the Missing Children Society of Canada to USB drives for Alzheimer’s and memory care provider Abe’s Garden in Nashville, TN.
one by one charitable grants help non-profit organizations, schools and religious organizations raise awareness about charitable causes they care about in their communities. The $500 in-kind donations of promotional products are used to garner support from key audiences. Additionally, 4imprint donates product samples to those organizations that do not receive one by one grants.
As part of the one by one program, charities choose promotional items to have imprinted with their name or logo. The organizations find clever and useful ways to use the donated items, such as fans for Victory Fellowship Church in Sana Clarita, CA; sunglasses for campers at Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Camp Rainbow; and erasers and pens for Erase Poverty in San Diego, CA.
“It’s incredible to see the creative ways these organizations use promotional products to tell their stories,” said Kevin Lyons-Tarr, president and CEO, 4imprint. “That creativity shows the passion these organizations bring to their work.”
4imprint is accepting applications for its 2012 one by one program online at http://onebyone.4imprint.com. Any 501(c) 3 organization, registered Canadian charity, school or religious organization is encouraged to apply. Interested organizations are asked to submit applications a minimum of two months before items will be used, to allow time for application processing and product delivery.
2012 3rd quarter one by one recipients include:
163rd Street Improvement Council, Inc. – Bronx, N.Y.
ABBA Fund – Plano, Texas
Abe’s Garden – Nashville, Tenn.
AIDS Resource Center of WI, Inc. (ARCW) – Milwaukee, Wis.
The American Widow Project – Austin, Texas
Andrew School – Andrew, Alberta
Appleton Boychoir – Appleton, Wis.
Appleton Medical Center & Theda Clark Foundation – Appleton, Wis.
The Arc Davidson County – Nashville, Tenn.
The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services – Summerville, S.C.
Armed Services YMCA of Alaska – Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
Baltimore Lab School – Baltimore, Md.
BAMSI – Brockton, Mass.
Be the Match (sponsored by Community Blood Center) – Appleton, Wis.
Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha – Neenah, Wis.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington – Bowmanville, Ontario
Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh – Oshkosh, Wis.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark – Newark, N.J.
Brighton Center – San Antonio, Texas
Calgary Military Family Resource Centre – Calgary, Alberta
Camp to Belong Georgia – Canton, Ga.
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-HVGB Branch – Goose Bay, N.F.
The Canby Center – Canby, Ore.
Capital Area Food Bank – Washington, D.C.
Central Lakes Search and Rescue – Garfield, Minn.
Clairebear Foundation – Victor, N.Y.
Clearwater Free Clinic – Clearwater, Fla.
Cookies for Kids’ Cancer – Califon, N.J.
The Delaware County Community Market – Delaware, Ohio
Drug Prevention Resources, Inc. – Corsicana, Texas
Erase Poverty – San Diego, Calif.
Every Child Every Day – Frankford, Mo.
Family Justice Center of Erie County – Buffalo, N.Y.
Gayle Sheldon Memorial Foundation for Brain Cancer – Rutland, Vt.
The Giving Seed Sustainability – Greensboro, N.C.
Go! Malawi (Formerly Friends of Little Field Home) – Hebron, Maine
Green Valley Enterprises – Beaver Dam, Wis.
Guardians of the Children – Mooresville, N.C.
Hawaii Speed and Quickness – Honolulu, Hawaii
Hope Luncheon, Inc. – Marengo, Iowa
Hope’s Wings Domestic Violence Program – Richmond, Ky.
Howard County Conservancy – Woodstock, Md.
Humanity First USA – Baltimore, Md.
Jefferson Elementary School PTO – Oshkosh, Wis.
K9’s for a Safer Community – Appleton, Wis.
Kent Parks Foundation – Kent, Wash.
Kids4Peace International – Seattle, Wash.
League of Dreams – Bakersfield, Calif.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Conshohocken, Pa.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Seattle, Wash.
Lexington Youth Soccer Association TOPSoccer – Lexington, Ky.
Links 4 Lupus, Lupus Foundation of America – Oshkosh, Wis.
Littlest Tumor Foundation – Appleton, Wis.
Los Angeles Unified School District – Los Angeles, Calif.
Lupus Foundation of America, Illinois Chapter – Chicago, Ill.
March of Dimes –Sayreville, N.J.
Mennonite Disaster Service – Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mental Health America in Sheboygan County, Inc. – Sheboygan, Wis.
Migrant Health Promotion – Ypsilanti, Mich.
Missing Children Society in Canada – Calgary, Alberta
Mitchell Yancey Healthy Families – Burnsville, N.C.
Montana Wilderness – Kalispell, Mont.
Montgomery AIDS Outreach (MAO) – Dothan, Ala.
Mothers Trust Foundation – Lake Forest, Ill.
NAMI Fox Valley – Appleton, Wis.
Neighbor 2 Neighbor Mont Vernon – Mont Vernon, N.H.
New Alternatives for Children – New York, N.Y.
New Life Experience Christian Center – Detroit, Mich.
North Carolina Children’s Promise – Chapel Hill, N.C.
Nothing but the Truth Ministry – Dacula, Ga.
Ontario Safety League – Mississauga, Ontario
The Orion School – Atlanta, Ga.
Pets for Life – Kansas City, Mo.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Camp Rainbow – Phoenix, Ariz.
Pink Warrior® Foundation for Cancer Research – Saskatoon, Sask.
Project Vida Health Center – El Paso, Texas
Propel – Oshkosh, Wis.
Rand Eye Foundation, Inc. – Pompano Beach, Fla.
Real Fathers Real Men – Richmond, Va.
River Valley Child Development Services – Huntington, W.Va.
River Valley Riders – Bayport, Minn.
Fallen Heroes Memorial: Army Staff Sgt. Donald D. Griffith Jr. Foundation – Mechanicsville, Ia.
She’s the First – New York, N.Y.
Shiloah Baptist Church Food Pantry – Chicago, Ill.
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Las Vegas, Nev.
Sickle Cell Awareness Foundation Corp Int. – Jamaica, N.Y.
Sophies Heart – Salinas, Calif.
Special Olympics Illinois – Normal, Ill.
Stay at Home in Wilton – Wilton, Conn.
STEP Industries, Inc. – Neenah, Wis.
Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network – Galveston, Texas
Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada – Mississauga, Ontario
University of Michigan Transplant Center – Ann Arbor, Mich.
Varsity Team, Inc. – San Diego, Calif.
Veggie U – Milan, Ohio
Victory Fellowship Church – Fulton, Mo.
Violence Intervention Program, Inc. – New York, N.Y.
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls – Richmond, Va.
The VOBOC Foundation – Pointe-Claire, Quebec
WV Affiliate – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – Philippi, W.Va.
ZOE International – Santa Clarita, Calif.
About 4imprint’s one by one program
one by one is the charitable giving program of 4imprint. Now in its sixth year, 4imprint’s one by one program supports nonprofits with IRS-approved 501(c)3 status or Canadian-registered charities, religious organizations and accredited schools. Since the program began, the promotional products retailer has awarded nearly $937,000 in promotional products grants to nonprofit organizations.
4imprint is part of 4imprint Group, Plc, a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange, and serves more than 100,000 businesses with its innovative promotional items throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland. Its product offerings include corporate gifts, personalized gifts, custom shirts, promotional pens, travel mugs, tote bags, water bottles, Post-it Notes®, custom calendars and much more. For additional information, log on to www.4imprint.com.
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