Lumber Liquidators is planning to help ShelterBox USA in its effort to provide shelter to families around the world who have had their homes and lives devastated by disaster. On Sat., April 3, Lumber Liquidators will be hosting ShelterBox Day at its 197 locations nationwide to raise at least $100,000. The company will donate 5 percent of all new orders placed and 100 percent of proceeds from purchases of Bellawood Hardwood Floor Cleaner and cleaning kits.
need help long after the initial impact of a natural disaster to rebuild their
lives,” said Tom Sullivan, founder and chairman of Lumber Liquidators. “One
ShelterBox can provide 10 people long-term warmth, protection and even
children’s activities for months.”
kits contain enough equipment for up to ten people, and are designed to be
waterproof, lightweight and easily transportable. Each kit typically includes:
one 10-person tent; vinyl-insulated sleeping mats and lightweight thermal
blankets; a water purification kit that provides water for a family of 10 for
up to two years; two 2.1-gallon, collapsible, plastic water carriers;
repellent-treated mosquito netting; a tool kit in a canvas bag, including a
hammer, saw, pliers, rope and pincers; cooking stove; kitchenware set including
pots, pans, bowls, plates and cups; a children’s activity kit; and a rugged 48
gallon “ShelterBox” container.
generous donation from Lumber Liquidators’ ShelterBox Day will help provide
shelter, warmth and dignity for many survivors of natural disasters this spring
and summer,” said Veronica Brandon Miller, executive director, ShelterBox USA.
Lumber Liquidators to raise money for ShelterBox on April 3
March 31, 2010