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4imprint Makes $127,000 Difference with one by one™ Program
(OSHKOSH, Wis.) – The best time to give is when others need it most. During 2009, a year of economic trepidation and tightened funding for many nonprofit organizations, promotional products retailer 4imprint contributed to the sustainability and growth of 254 charities, donating $127,000 in-kind via its one by one™ philanthropic giving program.
For every business day of the year, 4imprint donated $500 worth of promotional products to deserving U.S. and Canadian charities. More than 1,780 one by one™ applications were submitted for the 2009 grants. In addition to the 254 grant recipients, 4imprint awarded another 754 nonprofits with sample-product donations and offered a minimum 10 percent discount to organizations that applied but did not receive the grant.
4imprint’s one by one™ program marked its fourth year of success in 2009, offering in-kind donations to help eligible charities in boosting awareness for their organizations, reaching customers, promoting events, thanking key audiences and much more.
“The one by one™ program helps nonprofits stretch their budgets and make more out of the resources they have,” explains Kevin Lyons-Tarr, 4imprint president. “We’re just happy to be a part of the great work they’re doing every day.”
The promotional products retailer also reached out to its local communities over the past year, awarding 48 donations to nonprofits in the immediate surrounding area of its headquarters in Oshkosh, Wis.
4imprint is currently accepting applications for its 2010 one by one™ program online at https://onebyone.4imprint.com. Any 501(c) 3 organization, registered Canadian charity, school or religious organizations are encouraged to apply. Interested organizations are asked that applications be submitted a minimum of 2 months before items will be needed for use. This allows time for applications to be processed and products to be delivered in time for scheduled events.
Fourth-quarter 2009 one by one™ recipients include:
AAUW Poughkeepsie Branch Inc. – Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Albright LIFE – Williamsport, Pa.
Alzheimer Society of Toronto – Toronto, Ontario
American Red Cross Greater Palm Beach Chapter – West Palm Beach, Fla.
Anshe Sfard Keillat Torah – Glendale, Wis.
Canadian Liver Foundation – Calgary, Alberta
Cedarkirk Camp & Conference Center – Lithia, Fla.
Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project, Inc. – West Point, Ga.
Cheerful Givers – Eagan, Minn.
Child and Family Services of Saginaw County – Saginaw, Mich.
Child Care Resource Center – Chatsworth, Calif.
Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation – Harrisburg, Pa.
Cobb Literacy Council – Marietta, Ga.
Conception Abbey – Conception, Mo.
CornerHouse Child Abuse Evaluation & Training Center – Minneapolis, Minn.
Extended Child Care Coalition – Santa Rosa, Calif.
Extreme Missionary Adventures – Rayville, La.
Filipino American Human Services, Inc. – Jamaica, N.Y.
Fireweed Collective Society – Fort St. James, British Columbia
Forever Young Senior Wish Organization – Collierville, Tenn.
Franklin County Sheriffs of Northeast Georgia FOP – Lavonia, Ga.
H.A.S.S. Mid-America Regional Council – Kansas City, Mo.
I.W.I.N. Foundation – Indianapolis, Ind.
IHM Family Literacy Center – Coatesville, Pa.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Northeast Wisconsin – Menasha, Wis.
Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center – Hutchinson, Kan.
Kids On Paper – Valley Glen, Calif.
League of Women Voters: Lee County – Fort Myers, Fla.
Lincoln Lutheran of Racine – Racine, Wis.
MANNA – Philadelphia, Pa.
Montgomery Hospital Foundation – Norristown, Pa.
National Family Caregiver Support Program – Soldotna, Ark.
Northeast Tennessee Vulnerable Adult Coalition – Johnson City, Tenn.
Northern Virginia Urban League – Alexandria, Va.
Not for Sale Campaign – Montara, Calif.
Open Heart Magic – Chicago, Ill.
Operation Christmas Child – Lethbridge, Alberta
Ovarian Cancer Orange County Alliance – Anaheim, Calif.
Palm Beach County Council of PTA/PTSA – Boca Raton, Fla.
Pioneer Technical Center High School – Madera, Calif.
Portland Rescue Mission – Portland, Ore.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chattanooga – Chattanooga, Tenn.
Shepherds Ministries – Union Grove, Wis.
SkillsUSA Georgia, Inc. – McDonough, Ga.
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services – Somerville, Mass.
St. Croix Environmental Association – Christiansted, Virgin Islands
Starkville Area Arts Council – Starkville, Mo.
Susquehanna University Women’s Basketball – Selinsgrove, Pa.
Teach Us 2 Nurture – Greenville, S.C.
The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Foundation – Jacksonville, Fla.
The Children’s Shelter – San Antonio, Texas
The Elena Macias Foundation – Livermore, Calif.
The Salvation Army – Albany, N.Y.
The Teresa Group – Toronto, Ontario
The TREAL Project – Berkeley, Calif.
Trinity Rescue Mission – Jacksonville, Fla.
Twin Rivers Associates, Division of IPPI – Exeter, N.H.
Unity House of Troy, Inc. – Troy, N.Y.
Upper Room Mission – Vernon, B.C.
Youth First Community of Promise – Ramsey, Minn.
YWCA Lancaster – Lancaster, Pa.
About 4imprint’s one by one™ program
one by one™ is the charitable giving program of 4imprint. Now in its fifth 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 a half-million dollars 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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