LAY IT FORWARD SPOTLIGHT: SEPTEMBER + OCTOBER 2016
The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA) works to enhance the quality of life for uniformed services enlisted personnel, their families and survivors, and all retirees.
This organization was founded in 1963 in Colorado Springs by Air Force retirees and currently has 54 active Chapters in the US.
TREA received vinyl wood plank flooring to be installed in the Chapter 3 building located in Aurora, CO.
The Little Black Pearl Art & Design Academy is a thriving nonprofit serving youth in Chicago.
The organization works diligently to counter the challenges urban youth face by providing a safe environment, positive role models,
and rigorous program and skill development activities and opportunities.
Today, Little Black Pearl is a 40,000 square foot facility in the heart of the community providing opportunities in art, culture and entrepreneurship to youth, adults and families across Chicago.
The organization received a laminate flooring donation in September!
Special Spaces Buffalo creates dream bedrooms for children with life-threatening medical illnesses.
They renovate and redecorate bedrooms to give these children a special space of their own – to heal, find peace, and just be a kid.
All rooms are funded solely by donations. LL Flooring has supported the organization over the years, with the most recent laminate flooring donation
made for a 16-year-old girl in the Buffalo area who is battling leukemia.
To Cook Again is a non-profit foundation that provides financial help to those in the food industry that are unable to work due to illness or injury.
This organization was founded in 2002, after Chef Bob Bayton was injured in an automobile accident and was paralyzed from the chest down.
A laminate flooring donation was made to the group this fall.
Also, LL Flooring has continued its long-time support of National Braille Press, with a donation in support of an October event.
National Braille Press supports a lifetime of opportunity for blind children through braille literacy, and provides access to information that empowers blind people to actively engage in work, family and community affairs.
As a non-profit braille publisher this organization promotes literacy for blind children through outreach programs and provides access to information by producing information in braille. It is the premier braille publisher in the US specializing in producing original braille works written by blind authors expressly for blind people.
Monetary donations were also made to Heritage Humane Society, Ben Hur Shriners Hospital, and the Matoaka Elementary School PTA.