Commitment to serving as strong community partners comes at critical time
BALTIMORE, MD — Dec. 26 — Erickson Living, consistent with its commitment to helping people live better lives, provided a donation of personal care products to Empower4Life on Dec. 24, and is scheduled for a similar donation to Paul's Place on Jan. 7, 2021. These gifts are part of an Erickson Cares Holidays Community Outreach Initiative to help Baltimore's communities succeed and enjoy a better quality of life.
"Especially at this time of year, we greatly value opportunities to serve as strong community partners, and in the process, offer hope, comfort and encouragement to those in need," said Debra Doyle, Chief Operating Officer at Erickson Living. "A heart of giving and service is the cornerstone of who we are as an organization, which is why we are so pleased to help those in our community shape their best and brightest futures."
Each nonprofit will receive 2,200 boxes, valued at $20,000 (total donation value of $40,000), which will include thousands of comfort and hygiene items, including shampoo, lip balms, tissue packs, hand wipes, skin cream, socks, water bottles, toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, lotion soap, and deodorants.
"There is no doubt that Erickson Living is about making our communities a better place, and we are so thankful for their impactful gifts and support as we remain committed to helping homeless children grow strong and healthy," said Empower4Life Founder and President Jennifer Cox. "The generosity of this remarkable company could not come at a better time as those we serve are increasingly in need of basic care items."
"We are extremely grateful for the thoughtful donation that is planned by Erickson Living," said Paul's Place Executive Director William McLennan. "The numerous personal care products will play an important part supporting our mission of providing programs, services and support that strengthens individuals and families, fostering hope, personal dignity and growth."
With a passion for increasing the resiliency of the communities where it does business, along with its more than 15,000 employees throughout the country and its valued community partners, Erickson Living is more invested than ever in making a meaningful difference in the lives of people and helping communities succeed.
About Erickson Living: Erickson Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities. More than 27,000 residents supported by a team of over 15,000 employees reside at Erickson Living-managed communities in 11 states, the majority of which are supported by National Senior Campuses Inc., a not-for-profit governing board that provides financial and operational oversight for residents.