Company exercises generosity in the spirit of the holidays
Richmond BC, January 6, 2012 – For the fourth consecutive year, the employees of Imprint Plus™, manufacturer of the Reusable Name Badge System and the Mighty Badge®, have combined their creativity and generosity to raise cash donations for the Richmond Food Bank Society, amounting to $5,916.27 in 2011. Each dollar donated allows the Richmond Food Bank to distribute $6 worth of food, meaning Imprint Plus’™ donations yielded $35,505.72 in food distributed to people needing help.
“We are a grassroots, non-profit organization that relies entirely on the contributions of our community. We are lucky to have such a broad range of support from all sectors of our community, including individuals, schools and churches, service groups, and businesses making donations from modest to large. We are confident that we can maintain our services with the continuing generosity of individuals and companies like Imprint Plus™.”
Margaret Hewlett, Executive Director of the Richmond Food Bank Society.
Imprint Plus™ is very proud of their fundraising efforts and the contributions of their dedicated employees. Melissa Chamberlain, head of the Social Committee with Imprint Plus states: “I was raised in Richmond and it is where I have chosen to raise my son. When I arrived on Christmas Eve, there was a flurry of activity both from recipients and volunteers alike. I could not have felt more proud and honored to partake in this heartwarming effort.”
Having just met their yearly budget, Imprint Plus™ says “Kudos” to the silent and humble volunteers at the Richmond Food Bank Society. “We look forward to continuously supporting the food bank and playing an active role within the Richmond Community.” Melissa Chamberlain, Head of the Social Committee, Imprint Plus™.
About The Richmond Food Bank Society
The Richmond Food Bank is a dynamic hub that connects people, food, and services that are essential to health and wellbeing – the hallmark of a caring community. Receiving no government funding, The Richmond Food Bank depends on the generosity of the community to operate. The Richmond Food Bank Society is a registered charity – Federal Tax Number BN 11907 8228 RR0001 – and issue tax receipts for monetary donations.
For a list of registered charities, see the Canada Revenue Agency’s Charities Listings or call the CRA Client Service Section at 1-800-267-2384. For more information, visit http://www.richmondfoodbank.org .
About Imprint Plus™
Imprint Plus™ designs, develops, manufactures and distributes name badges, plates, signage and other business branding tools. The company was the first in the world to launch the Reusable Name Badge System and now serves 35,000 customers from 21 industries in 60 countries. Imprint Plus™ is headquartered in Richmond, BC, Canada with offices in Auburn, WA, Toronto, Ontario, and Edinburgh, Scotland.
For more information about Imprint Plus™, visit www.imprintplus.com.
Imprint Plus™ Donation Yields $35,505.72 in Food Distribution to the Richmond Food Bank Society