Whiting Door Manufacturing Cedar Street and Bloomingdale Facility Employees give over $15,400 to the Buffalo Ronald McDonald House
Buffalo, N.Y. (December 2016) – Whiting Door Manufacturing Cedar Street and Bloomingdale Facility Employees donated a total of $15,457.75 this fall to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York. Employees collected the funds through 50/50 Split raffles, hot dog lunches, and casual theme Fridays.
“The original home that is now the Ronald McDonald House was built in 1895. The house’s overall size of 14,000 square feet means that our annual costs for utilities and maintenance are staggering. The generous donation from the Whiting Door Manufacturing Cedar Street and Bloomingdale Facility employees will be used to offset a portion of our budgeted expenses for utilities and maintenance. With this savings we are now able to purchase household items that are needed,” says Sally Vincent, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York.
Over the past five years, Whiting Door Manufacturing and their employees have been loyal supporters of the Ronald McDonald House donating over $54,900 through their numerous fundraising drives and activities. “Their gifts over the years have also contributed to house renovations, most recently our newly decorated living room enjoyed by our guest families”, adds Vincent.
“We are very proud to support the Ronald McDonald House,” adds Wendy Schadt, Inside Sales, Whiting Door Manufacturing Corp, “The staff is like family; to see all they do to help those in need is very humbling and leaves each and every one of us at Whiting Door feeling good about our donations.”
About Whiting Door Manufacturing Corp.
Whiting, the original manufacturer of roll-up doors for the transportation industry, began operations in 1953. Since that time, we have concentrated on designing doors that are easy to install, operate and maintain.
In 1953, a customer pulled into the yard of a small garage door manufacturer in Akron, New York. He asked the owner, T.C. Whiting, if he and his sons could fit a garage door onto his truck body.
That simple request began what has amounted to a 100 million dollar roll-up door industry. Today, Whiting remains the leading supplier of roll-up doors in the transportation industry, and we have expanded our operations to include swing doors and a custom shop that specializes in laminated panel designs. Whiting Door Manufacturing Corp. headquarters are still located in Akron, and the company continues to be led by the Whiting family.
Since introducing the roll-up door to the trucking and transportation industry, Whiting has grown to have multiple factory locations across the United States, as well as licensee affiliates who manufacture under the Whiting nameplate around the globe. In fact, in nearly any corner of the world, it would be difficult to pass the day without spotting a Whiting door. At Whiting, we remain committed to manufacturing quality products in the United States, and continue to foster a company culture that promotes innovation, viability and integrity.