WPG Aided Aaron's Inc. In Community Outreach Project
The Washington Premier Group (WPG) was delighted to work with Aaron’s this year on their Community Outreach Program, in which 2,000 company managers joined forces to give back to the local Washington, D.C. community. As a stakeholder engagement specialist, WPG assisted Aaron’s in partnering with local organizations and government officials to launch multi-project service efforts around the city.
In collaboration with Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Aaron’s, Inc. donated and installed furniture in 28 units in the “Jobs Have Priority” program, which houses families who have experienced homelessness. Featured below is Mayor Bowser addressing the public, declaring, "every single resident in our city deserves a safe and dignified home, and Aaron's is supporting us in achieving this goal by supplying high-quality furniture for families."
Other service projects completed include: refurbishing three Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, raising money for the Fisher House Foundation and the Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation, an on-site blood drive with INOVA Blood Donor Services, Be The Match Bone Marrow Swab, setting a new Guinness Book of World Records for “Largest Human Mattress Dominoes” (mattresses used were donated to local homeless shelters), and providing a scholarship contribution to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.
Video: Guinness Book of World Records for "Largest Human Mattress Dominoes"
Written by: Dylan Garcia, Intern