Canadian Linen Organizes 3rd Annual Day of Service

 Corporate Accounts employees will spend a day volunteering for The Society To End Homelessness In Burnaby to continue the company’s mission of giving back to local communities.

 What:                   On Wednesday September 28, 2016, the Vancouver branch of Canadian Linen will participate in its 3rd annual Day of Service in which employees will volunteer for The Society To End Homelessness In Burnaby. They will spend the day assembling 1260 Comfort Kits which contain needed essentials such as toothpaste, toothbrush,  soap, razor, Band-Aids, tissues  etc., reports Anthony Wickner, Director of Corporate Accounts.

“The Comfort Kits will be distributed throughout Burnaby, Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley during Homelessness Action Week.

Canadian Linen, SPARC BC, the Council of Community Homeless Tables, Save On Foods and PODS collaborated for the project” states Wanda Mulholland, Society Coordinator for The Society To End Homelessness In Burnaby.

Background:       In continuation of the company’s commitment to giving back, Canadian Linen branches across the country are each participating in a Day of Service during the month of September. In the past two years, more than 1,800 employees across the U.S. and Canada contributed more than 10,000 hours of volunteer work and made more than $1,250,000 in monetary and product donations 

About Canadian Linen

Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canadian Linen is recognized as one of the largest textile rental and supply companies in North America. Operating more than 115 production facilities and service centers, the company provides linen and towels, uniforms, floor mats, restroom and cleaning products to nearly 150,000 customers through rental and purchase programs. As a true business partner, Canadian Linen helps customers improve their image while keeping facilities clean and employees safe. Innovation, personalized service and a dedication to company values has sustained the private, family-owned company for more than 125 years. Canadian Linen’s demonstrated commitment to customers, the community, employees and the environment has made them the People You Can Count On.