Off The Wall – Canada’s Loop Recycled Paint mixes it up for Charity

Loop Paint is your total "Green Approach" to painting and decorating.
By: Loop Paint
ST. CATHARINES, Ontario - Sept. 18, 2014 - PRLog -- Like the horses of Last Chance Horse and Pony Rescue, Loop Recycled Paint takes in what has been discarded by others and creates something that is simply beautiful. Loop is Ontario's only recycled paint brand, which takes left over paint from the country’s garages and basements, sorts it by quality and color, tests it to make sure it's at least a mid-grade paint and then repackages it in a spectrum of vivid colours for retail in stores across Canada.  These consistent colors are then tested for quality according to industry standards such as sag, opacity, coverage, and durability. This reprocessed paint is then packaged and delivered to retailer's nationwide and sold at a savings to the end consumer.

“Before we spoke to Loop Recycled Paint, I actually used the product and found it to be exceptional” stated Christina Saint Marche, Managing Director of the Saint Bernard Pass Charitable Foundation.  “I took a tour of the facility and was impressed by their employees and the company’s commitment to a ‘recycled green’ product.  Loop Paint is one of those success stories that people are just beginning to hear about in the retail and financial world.  Last Chance is fortunate to be the recipient of such a donation from Loop RecycledPaint, a responsible and loyal company to the North American eco-community” stated Saint Marche.

Last Chance Horse and Pony Rescue is a non-profit organization that rescues and rehabilitates abused horses and ponies.  At the head of Last Chance is a remarkable woman named Sharron Allen.  She and her family, along with their faithful group of volunteers, are the substance that holds together this Crystal Beach facility.  The hours are long and the days tend to run out before the work does.  Still, Last Chance is more than a place for horses…it’s also a place for people to come “to rescue each other.”  A person can feel it in the air as soon as they walk through the gates and begin to interact the horses.  For all those who come and help, there is a feeling of “belonging,” as the facility has become a part of many people’s lives.

Through Christina Saint Marche’s foundation, Last Chance is getting a financial “look over.”  “Our goal is to draft a plan whereby Last Chance can own a permanent facility.  Once we have a full plan, Saint Bernard Pass will see if it can help execute the financial aspect of it.  Non-Profits are no different than businesses in today’s economy.  Profit is not a bad word and thus, each non-profit must be structured in a way so that it can support itself at some point without government intervention, as funding has all but dried up for programs like Last Chance has.  This isn’t my first ‘rodeo’ so I’m confident we will be able to make a difference as we continue to prove ourselves with the Last Chance board of directors” commented Saint Marche.

For now, the freshly painted barn has made Last Chance’s future look a bit brighter.


Jillian Berswick
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