Through the successful Scrappin ‘for Kids recycling program, the Central Roofing Company raised funds in 2020 to support several charities in the Minneapolis area.
MINNEAPOLIS, December 16, 2020 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – As of late 2020, the Central Roofing Company’s recycling efforts are bringing much-needed funds to several local charities. Fraser, Hennepin Healthcare, Aeon, Second Harvest and the Voyager Center at Masonic Children’s Hospital are receiving funding from the this year Minneapoliscommercial roofing company.
“We are honored to give something back to the communities in which our company has operated for more than 90 years,” he says Gerry A. Stock, President and CEO of the Central Roofing Company. “Our informal motto is ‘When blessed, be a blessing’. That is why we contribute to a large number of non-profit organizations that deal specifically with the struggles of the people in our region.”
Support of local organizations
Central roof, Minnesota Premier commercial roofers, more than raised $ 61,000 in 2020 through his successful Scrappin ‘for Kids program. The program, launched in 2013, involves recycling metal, aluminum and copper from the company’s construction sites. Since its inception roughly $ 320,000 was raised and donated to local organizations.
Central Roofing not only donated the proceeds from recycling efforts, but also helped more than raise funds $ 30,000 in 2020 for Fraser’s annual “Walk for Autism” which became a drive-through event due to COVID-19 distancing restrictions.
“Central Roofing is an advocate for advocacy, education, and financial support for Fraser,” he says Diane Cross, President and CEO of Fraser. “As the presentation sponsor of the annual Fraser ‘Walk for Autism’, Central Roofing directly supports the Fraser Autism Center of Excellence, which provides critical services for children, adolescents and adults with autism.
“The support Central Roofing provides Fraser has never been more important than last year. When the pandemic hit, Fraser had to quickly move to a new telemedicine model to keep employees and customers safe. Central Roofing’s support helped us to continue serving important individuals and families when they need us most. “
The story goes on
Another activity that has been suspended due to COVID-19 is The Gathering Place at the Hennepin County Medical Center Children’s Hospital. Central Roofing donates annually $ 20,000 Assistance in providing weekly dinners for patients and parents on the pediatric long term care unit. The funds donated this year will be carried over to the activities planned for the children in 2021.
Despite COVID-19, another project sponsored by Central Roofing will be pushed ahead in early 2021 $ 23,000 The gift to the Hennepin Healthcare Foundation is dedicated to the renovation of the children’s playroom in the hospital.
“We are very pleased about the financial donation from Central Roofing, which is intended for this renovation,” he says Rebecca DeRosia, Senior Development Officer at the Hennepin Healthcare Foundation. “In addition, the company’s continued support for the Gathering Place program has had a significant impact on thousands of people.”
In 2020 Central Roofing also financially supported a large number of organizations in the EU Minneapolis / St. Paul Area recommended by company employees. Some of these nonprofit groups are Walk the Talk Missions and the People Serving People homeless shelter.
We are honored to support so many valuable organizations in our community, “says Stock.” Our employees go out of their way to engage in groups to demonstrate the Team Central spirit in so many ways. “
The Central Roofing Company is a nationally certified, privately owned, women-owned company based in Minneapolis, MN. Founded in 1929, the company employs more than 200 union workers. Central Roofing Company focuses on commercial roofing, field service and metal wall panel projects. More information is available at http://www.CentralRoofing.com.
Kathleen Ziprik, Central Roofing, 828-890-8065, [email protected]
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