Articles in Community Involvement

Dec 29, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Community Involvement

Not long ago Creative Minds Academy of Burien, WA reached out to Hermanson asking for help with a hand washing station for their students.  Without hesitation, our talented crafts people stepped up to donate and install a stainless steel sink so the students at Creative Minds Academy could stay safe by following hand washing protocols. A special thank you to Hermanson Foreman Chad Smith for taking the time to plan and install the station.  ... Read More

Dec 22, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Community Involvement

Oregon has the fourth-largest population of unhoused persons in the United States with an estimated 350 per 100,000 people (more than double the national average of 168 per 100,000). Hermanson’s Oregon team (with assistance from UA Local 290 Plumbers & Pipefitters) collated 250 care packages to distribute in face-to-face interactions at freeway offramps, street corners, and tent encampments in the Portland and Beaverton area. “Offering a bag filled with hygiene, snack, and cold weather items with a smile and kind word Is a small gesture that offers a bit of humanity to those who are often overlooked,” says Hermanson Project Manager, Elena... Read More

Dec 8, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Community Involvement

For over two decades, Linda and Jerry Hermanson have supported South Seattle College’s focus on providing building trades education. Their generous support was recognized virtually Saturday during a signage unveiling identifying the Hermanson Sustainable Building Science Technology Center which houses classroom and lab space for the South Seattle College BAS Sustainable Building Science Technology program. ... Read More

Oct 12, 2020 | Source: USA Today Community Involvement

Three years ago, a team of Hermanson employees joined Lease Crutcher Lewis for a day of service at Paradise Parking Plots Community Garden to help build a garden for World Relief Seattle 's immigrant and refugee clients. After three seasons, the garden is thriving and bringing familiar foods and a sense of community to families from twenty-three countries. Today, the garden was featured on national news as Today’s Food for Thought segment. Find out more: ... Read More

Sep 17, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Community Involvement

Hermanson’s Tool Manager, Abel Harp, grew up in Malden, WA where wildfires destroyed most of the town on Labor Day. Harp and Rick Hermanson teamed up with Bigfoot Construction Supply to deliver a truckload of debris clearing supplies to help the residents of Malden begin cleaning up their property. “I appreciate Hermanson’s willingness to provide much-needed supplies that will help many begin to rebuild,” says Harp.   ... Read More