4imprint Awards Charities $36,500 in 4th Quarter Grants

OSHKOSH, Wis., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ — Using an unconventional grant- making approach, 4imprint, an Oshkosh, Wisconsin-based imprinted products retailer, awarded more than $145,500 in in-kind charitable grants, by giving out at least one $500 grant every business day during 2006.

Through the company’s one by one(R) charitable grants program, nearly 300 non-profit organizations, in the United States, Guam, Canada and Mexico, garnered a $500 promotional products grant in 2006. 4imprint’s one by one(R) program also awards community grants to non-profit organizations near the company’s headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

In the 4th quarter alone, $36,500 in in-kind grants was awarded. The one by one(R) program awards $500 in promotional products to US-based charitable organizations or $600 in promotional products to Canadian-based charitable organizations. Eligible organizations include those with IRS-approved 501(c)3 status or Canadian registered charities, religious organizations and accredited schools.

“It’s amazing to see the impact of doing a little bit every day,” said Kevin Lyons-Tarr, President, 4imprint.

  Fourth quarter recipients include:

— 1st Vedder Scouting Group (Scouts Canada), Chilliwack, British
— Abundant Harvest Outreach, Parkton, North Carolina
— America’s Second Harvest of Greater St. Joseph, St. Joseph, Missouri
— Arvada Community Food Bank, Arvada, Colorado
— BC Wheelchair Basketball Society, Vancouver, British Columbia
— Behavioral Medicine, CPSG, Morrisville, Vermont
— CAAA Louisiana SenioRx, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
— Calexico Mission School, Calexico, California
— Calgary Learning Centre, Calgary, Alberta
— Camp Wesley Pines, Gallman, Mississippi
— Capital IDEA, Austin, Texas
— Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council, Charlotte, North
— Center For Nonprofit Excellence, Colorado Springs, Colorado
— Center for Pan Asian Community Services, Doraville, Georgia
— Church Health Services, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
— Cicatelli Associates Inc., New York, New York
— Community Counseling Center of Mercer County, Hermitage, Pennsylvania
— Community Health Centers, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah
— ConnectMichigan Alliance, Lansing, Michigan
— Delancy Street Foundation, San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico
— DNA-People’s Legal Services, Inc., Window Rock, Arizona
— Educational Talent Search, Alpena, Michigan
— The Elena Macias Foundation, Livermore, California
— ERASE, Inc., East Hartford, Connecticut
— Fairfield Behavioral Health Services, Winnsboro, South Carolina
— Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, New York, New York
— Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County, Paso Robles, California
— Food Bank of Corpus Christi, Inc., Corpus Christi, Texas
— Food Bank of Northern Nevada, Inc., Sparks, Nevada
— Food Bank of Western New York, Buffalo, New York
— Food for Children, Inc., Manchester, New Hampshire
— Greater Berks Food Bank, Reading, Pennsylvania
— Harvest Hope Food Bank, Columbia, South Carolina
— The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Ashford, Connecticut
— The Idaho Foodbank, Boise, Idaho
— Illinois Action for Children, Chicago, Illinois
— I’m a Kid Foundation, Henderson, Nevada
— Imperial Valley Food Bank (IVFB), El Centro, California
— Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, Pennsylvania
— Island Harvest, Mineola, New York
— Life Promotions, Inc., Appleton, Wisconsin
— Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary School, North Charleston, South Carolina
— MANNA FoodBank: Education/Youth Services Division, Asheville, North
— Nebraska Food Bank Network, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska
— Operation Gratitude, Encino, California
— People, Incorporated, Fall River, Massachusetts
— Po’okela Church, Makawao, Hawaii
— The Priceless Gown Project, Baltimore, Maryland
— Project PLASE, Baltimore, Minnesota
— Richmond Technical Center, Richmond, Virginia
— Riverside Theatre, Iowa City, Iowa
— The Safest Place, Chicago, Illinois
— Sandoval County CASA, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
— Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee
— Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, Youngstown, Ohio
— Second Harvest Tri-Cities, Kennewick, Washington
— Sista2Sista Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
— Southwestern Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank, Salem, Virginia
— St. Andrews Kids Cafe, Lexington, South Carolina
— United Way of Auglaize County, Wapakoneta, Ohio
— Valley AIDS Information Network, Inc., Corvallis, Oregon
— Villa Victoria Academy, Ewing, New Jersey
— Virginia C.U.R.E., Alexandria, Virginia
— Volunteer Connection, Valdosta, Georgia
— Walter Perry Public School, Toronto, Ontario
— Women for Health and Wellness, Inc., Carterville, Illinois
— WV Health Right, Inc., Charleston, West Virginia
— Wyoming Migrant Health, Powell, Wyoming
— Young Adult community Development, Inc., Columbus, Ohio
— Yuma Community Food Bank, Yuma, Arizona
— YWCA Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota
— YWCA of Bradford – Victims’ Resource Center, Bradford, Pennsylvania
— YWCA of St. Joseph, St. Joseph, Missouri