D. C. Taylor Co. Finishes 2017 Charitable Campaign

December 19, 2017

D. C. Taylor Co. was proud to continue the 12 Months of Giving campaign it began in 2016. “Year one we supported about 25 organizations, non-profits, fundraisers, and local sports teams,” says Dana Harvey-Moore, Vice President Administration, D. C. Taylor Co., Cedar Rapids, IA. “This year we surpassed that, giving to more than 35.”

The 12 Months of Giving campaign was launched as a way for the company and its employees to support causes, community organizations, and national non-profits that are accomplishing extraordinary things. “If it matters to the employees, it matters to the company,” says Jana Madsen, Marketing Communications Associate, D. C. Taylor Co., Cedar Rapids, IA.

With four offices and input from employees, Dana and Jana created a calendar of themes to inspire the employees in Cedar Rapids, IA; Barrington, IL; Peoria, AZ; and Concord, CA, to seek out opportunities to volunteer or donate goods, services, or money. Themes ranged from four-legged friends to sexual assault awareness and Alzheimer’s.

Highlights of the 2017 program include:

D. C. Taylor Co.’s 2017 campaign helped the following organizations/events/teams:
ALS Association
Alzheimer’s Association (East Central Iowa Chapter)
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
Arthur Elementary, Cedar Rapids, IA
Boys and Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids
Catherine McAuley Center
Cedar Rapids Adult Soccer League
Cedar Rapids Public Library
Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity
Deafinitely Dogs
Ducks Unlimited
Especially for You (Breast Cancer) Fund
Families Helping Families of Iowa
Foundation 2
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County
Fur Fun Rescue
Gabriel Brown AYSL Organization
Garrison Fire Department
Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) – Operation Backpack
IFMA Foundation Employee Assistance Fund (EAF) – Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief
Linn County Trails
Marion Indians
Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa
Phoenix Rescue Mission
Riverview Center
Special Olympics
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Mary’s Food Bank
Tanager Place
Tigers Youth Baseball
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Community Resource & Referral Center
Waypoint Services
Wounded Warrior
Zach Johnson Foundation – Kids on Course

“We are excited to continue this relatively new tradition of giving in 2018,” adds Harvey-Moore. “It has been a real source of pride for our team members and has educated employees on the needs of our community and non-profit organizations where we live and work.”

About D. C. Taylor Co.
D. C. Taylor Co. is a Cedar Rapids, IA-based roofing contractor with more than 60 years of experience installing, repairing, and maintaining roofs at commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities. With service centers in five states and more than 40 service and roofing crews, D. C. Taylor Co. is poised to respond to customer needs quickly and efficiently. For more information on D. C. Taylor Co., visit www.dctaylorco.com.

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