Make a Difference Day - 2010

451 associates participated in our third Make a Difference Day on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010!

Thanks to all who participated and also to those who stayed behind to keep MSG running. We really did make a difference!

Following is a summary by location of the charitable activities, community service and environmental initiatives in which Maurice associates participated.

CORPORATE

2010 Maurice Sporting Goods Corporate Group Photo (Northbrook)

Greater Chicago Food Depository (broke a record by packing over 7350 pounds of bread!)

Painting and landscaping for Glenkirk (Provides quality programs for those with developmental disabilities)

Cleaned the shoreline of the Des Plaines River at River Trails Nature Center

Landscaping projects and meal preparation for residents of Ronald McDonald House Chicago

WINGS (Women In Need Growing Stronger: Ending Domestic Violence and Homelessness One Family at a Time)

Avon Food Pantry

Distributed information cards for Bright Pink

CENTRAL WAREHOUSE

Built a shed and did landscaping for McLennan Center Youth Services

SOUTH (Atlanta)

Fishing with YMCA children at the Cubihatcha Nature Center. Partnered with the Henry County Water Authority.

WEST (Reno)

Washoe County Parks, Rancho San Rafael, trail repair, garden clean-up and weeding

NORTH (Mississauga)

Warehouse group provided Clean-up at Hershey Centre Park

Mississauga Food Pantry

BENTONVILLE

Children's Advocate & Prairie Creek Parks & Recreation, landscaping and cemetary clean-up

DANIELSON (Seattle)

Fort Lewis Army Base, created packets of fishing tackle for children of active, retired and disabled service personnel

DENVER

Bluff Lake Nature Center, constructing kiosk, repairing trails, watering trees

MIAMI

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Clean-up

SOUTH SIOUX

Painting and landscaping work at Scenic Park Campgrounds

TERRITORY MANAGERS & DISTRICT MANAGERS

Provided Environmental Clean-up and landscaping at area parks