PRLog - June 14, 2012 - OAK BROOK, Ill. -- The Jonathan Wesley team has decided to create and host the event because they wanted to help provide relief to families that encountered the hardship caused by the recession. In addition to the event, through the entire month of July 2012 they will be collecting non-perishable items for the shelter in South Norwalk office location. Items being collected include toiletries, clothing and canned goods. All proceeds and items collected from the event will go directly to The Open Door shelter in Norwalk, CT.
For more information about the shelter or to donate, please visit http://www.opendoorshelter.org/
“We are excited to have the opportunity to make a difference and have an immediate impact the local community especially for those who really are in need,” said Operations Manager of Jonathan Wesley, Regina Bourcier. “It’s our way of making a difference.”
Jonathan Wesley has also raised money for other charitable organizations.
They work with Operation Smile, a mobilized force of medical professionals and caring hearts that provide safe, effective reconstructive surgery for children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate. Since 1982, Operation Smile has provided more than 2 million patient evaluations and over 200,000 free surgeries for children and young adults born with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities.
“Reaching out to our local communities and beyond is important to our entire team,” said Operations Manager Regina Bourcier. “I’m continually amazed at the hard work and effort put forth by every member. This kind of character and dedication is the reason why we’re able to provide winning services to our clients.”