Once a month a group of members from the Greater Toronto Apartment Association
(GTAA) volunteer at Furniture Bank as showroom guides assisting clients choose furniture for their newly established homes. This past May, 3 GTAA’ers were in for the morning to volunteer. One such volunteer was Laura, a sales rep with Sherwin Williams.
During their volunteer orientation, we were discussing new initiatives happening at Furniture Bank, and the topic of our workshop
came up. When Laura heard that we had a new workshop in the works, she jolted up and asked the question:
Timing couldn’t of been better. After an inspiring day of volunteering, Laura brought her enthusiasm back to the office with her. A few days later I received the following email:
We weren’t expecting Sherwin Williams to donate paint and volunteer their time to paint our workshop. What a pleasant surprise! Now we have a beautiful workshop reflecting our branded colours. We couldn’t of done this without the support of Laura and her team of Sales Reps from Sherwin Williams. Look what happens when companies and charities work together!
Want to help build it bigger and better to allow us to train more youth, and divert more landfill and ultimately help more of our clients?