#Charituesday Contest – Jackets for Jobs vs. Penrickton Center for Blind Children

Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 7/7/20 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 7/14/20 AT 10:00 A.M.)

Jackets for Jobs

Jackets for Jobs is celebrating 20 years of helping over 28,000 job seekers with employment etiquette and clothing for their job search. Jackets for Jobs, Inc. is recognized by NBC’s “Today Show”, ABC’s “The View” and NASDAQ as a worthy Organization to support! Honored as one of the BEST AND BRIGHTEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR® by the National Association for Business Resources.

Our slogan, “Someone’s Future Is Hanging In Your Closet”

AREAS SERVED: Wayne County

AGES SERVED: 18 and up

1) Pro Bono Billboard space
2) Van is needed for donation pickup
3) JFJ participates in Amazon Smile-select Jackets for Jobs as your charity of choice
4) Gift cards to Office Max/Staples/Sam’s Club for office supplies

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Host a fabulous fundraising event in our honor! We also need volunteers to help sort clothes, help and act as a personal stylist for our job seekers.

AGE OF VOLUNTEERS: Adults 18 and older

Penrickton Center for Blind Children

Penrickton Center for Blind Children serves children who are blind and multiply disabled, including developmental delay, orthopedic problems, autism and seizure disorders. Our Center’s mission is unique in that we provide a five-day residential, day-care and consultation program to help each child become as independent as possible through Active Learning. Penrickton Center is a non-profit agency that receives no state, federal or United Way funding. There is no charge to the families of the children we serve. All of the budget is raised from individuals in the community, service clubs and other groups.

AREAS SERVED: State of Michigan, Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County, Livingston County, Monroe County, Washtenaw County, St. Clair County, Genesee County, Lapeer County, Northern Ohio

AGES SERVED: 1 – 12 years old

– 100% Fruit Juice (all kinds); Diapers (sizes 4, 5, 6); Baby
– Wipes

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Penrickton Center depends on volunteers to fulfill many needs. These include working around the building and grounds (painting, yard work, etc.); processing mail and educational material; volunteering at large fundraising events; assisting with horseback riding & music; and working directly with the children (after intensive training).

AGE OF VOLUNTEERS: Adults 18 and older

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