Make a Difference Day - 2012

514 associates participated in our fifth annual Make a Difference Day on Tuesday, July 17th 2012!

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

2012 Maurice Sporting Goods Corporate Group Photo (Northbrook)

Greater Chicago Food Depository

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

Clean-up at River Trails Nature Center

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

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

Lambs Farm, provided landscaping, weeding and general grounds work

CENTRAL WAREHOUSE

Park Clean-up

SOUTH (Atlanta)

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

WEST (Reno)

May Arboretum & Botanical Garden at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, cleared over ten yards of weeds and debris, equalling over 100 hours of labor!

NORTH (Mississauga)

YMCA kids camp archery, fishing at Kelso Conservation Center

YMCA kids camp archery, fishing at Kelso Conservation Center

REDL (Vancouver, BC)

Park clean-up in Vancouver, BC

BENTONVILLE

Northwest Regional Food Bank

DANIELSON (Seattle)

Created packets of fishing tackle for donations

DENVER

Bluff Lake Nature Center, fence building

MIAMI

Causeway Water Retention Clean-up

SOUTH SIOUX

Built and stained picnic tables

CHINA

Clean-up on the road, grass and in the river in Kun Shan City Park

Clean-up in Wei Hai Huan Cui Lou Park

Water and clean up the green along the roadside of QianLou Road, Dongshan

TERRITORY MANAGERS & DISTRICT MANAGERS

California District: Julie Peterson provided a triple threat Make a Difference Day day. Starting with blood donation.

California District: Next Julia Peterson got a new "do" and donated to Locks-of-Love.

California District: Lastly, Julia Peterson provided clean-up at Damon Lane Park! Whew!

California District: Damon Lane Park Clean-up

California District: Beach Clean-up

California District: Alewa Neighborhood Park Clean-up

Pacific Northwest District: Food Bank Garden