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Baker Industries JobRaising Challenge

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BENEFITING: BAKER INDUSTRIES INC

ORGANIZER: BAKER INDUSTRIES INC

EVENT: JobRaising

EVENT DATE: Jan 21, 2013

Turk Thacher

THE STORY:

BAKER INDUSTRIES INC wrote -

Thank you for your consideration – I hope you will help us to win this wonderful challenge!

We are very special – we provide hope. The purpose of our 33-year old workforce development program is to integrate low-income, vulnerable adults (people with disabilities, former substance abusers, ex-offenders, and homeless people) into the workforce. Through real work at one of our two facilities as well as our temporary employment program, we aim to instill a strong work ethic in our population and build their self-esteem and work skills to the point where those who are able are ready to move into the real workforce. Each year, depending on the level of work that is outsourced to us, we touch the lives of between 200 and 400 individuals from the five county Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, of which an average of 59 workers are able to successfully transition into becoming independent and productive members of their communities. For those who are unable to be mainstreamed, we provide long-term employment at one of our two work sites (Malvern and Philadelphia). We believe there is no other organization in this country that does what we do, i.e., blending these four, very different types of individuals in a work training program, and doing it without any government support.

$1,390

MONEY RAISED
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  • Turk Thacher

    $500

  • Polly and Stu Alden

    $100

  • Pat Winner

    $100

  • Jill Steinberg

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kevin Burke

    $100

  • Jim Powers

    $50

  • Carole & Chris Hupfeldt

    $25

  • Greg Murray

    $10

  • Hewitt Heiserman

    $100

  • Lisa and Ned Edwards

    $100

  • William Keyser

    $100

  • Kassie

    $25

  • The Rankin Family

    $30

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $113,222 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

BAKER INDUSTRIES INC

Amount Raised

$104,932

 

105% Raised of$100,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Charles Baker

Amount Raised

$3,470

Fundraiser Title

Baker Holiday Luncheon Team

Amount Raised

$1,550

Fundraiser Title

Turk Thacher

Amount Raised

$1,390

Fundraiser Title

Beth Tiewater

Amount Raised

$600

 

6% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Maria & Mike Marshall

Amount Raised

$600

Fundraiser Title

Jacqueline Johnston

Amount Raised

$195

Donor Comments

The Rankin Family

The Rankin Family

DONATION: $30

7 years ago

Kassie

Kassie

DONATION: $25

7 years ago

William Keyser

William Keyser

DONATION: $100

In honor of the staff, volunteers and workers who make it all happen! 7 years ago

Lisa and Ned Edwards

Lisa and Ned Edwards

DONATION: $100

7 years ago

Hewitt Heiserman

Hewitt Heiserman

DONATION: $100

7 years ago

Greg Murray

Greg Murray

DONATION: $10

Haverford School Class of 2003 7 years ago

Carole & Chris Hupfeldt

Carole & Chris Hupfeldt

DONATION: $25

Thank you for what you DO!!!! 7 years ago

Jim Powers

Jim Powers

DONATION: $50

Turk: Jim Powers from Melmark (we met about 6 mos ago when I came over for a tour). Great work and great fundraising idea. Best wishes for success in this. Take care and keep me on the email list. Jim 7 years ago

Kevin Burke

Kevin Burke

DONATION: $100

Go Bakerites! God Bless you Turk and the Bakers for providing dignity through work for so many! 7 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

Hope this is not too late 7 years ago