Gildan’s longstanding vision of Making Apparel Better® has guided the Company in managing every aspect of its business. Given its strong foundation of sustainable and ethical practices, Gildan has continued to prioritize sustainability in 2020.
How a simple t-shirt can drive positive impacts for charity work
Charity work can take on many forms, but the key to an organization’s charitable acts lies in its efforts to raise money for the cause it supports, and while many options exist for fundraising, one stands out for its ability to bring people together: The t-shirt.
Since 2018, Gildan and Good360 Australia have partnered to distribute clothing to people in need across the nation. Good360 Australia connects surplus goods of businesses with their network of over 2,000-member charities and eligible schools across the nation to help connect the right goods to the right people at the right time.
It was late December 2019 and Will was packing his belongings and preparing for the trip from NYC to Texas to visit his parents for Christmas. In addition to the usual excitement around the holidays, Will was particularly looking forward to this Christmas, as it would be his first since getting engaged to his fiancé earlier that year. So when he saw a call coming in from an unknown number he ignored it and didn’t think twice, after all, his flight was only in a few hours. Then he saw an email come in that made everything come to a grinding halt.
SAVANNAH, Ga., April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With news of school closures and other community concerns due to COVID-19, the International Paper team in Savannah, Georgia reached out to local food bank Second Harvest to see how they could help. A donation of nearly 2,000 boxes will support school meal distributions.
For many students, school-provided breakfast and lunch serve as their only meals of the day. To ensure students continue to receive the nutrition they need, the food bank is using the boxes to deliver food supplies to district students.
MAYSVILLE, Ky., April 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International Paper mill in Maysville, Kentucky has donated 2,500 corrugated boxes to the Mason County Food Bank to help the nonprofit address increased need due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
PULLY, Switzerland, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The COVID-19 pandemic has made an unprecedented impact on communities worldwide. Our thoughts and concern are with all those whose lives have been affected.
To support the global response to this crisis, the Tetra Laval Group will donate € 10 million to various voluntary organisations supporting the health care systems across the countries that we operate in.
VEVEY, Switzerland, March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At Nestlé, we care deeply for people and for the communities in which we operate, and we have an essential role to play during the COVID-19 crisis. Food and beverages help keep people healthy and enhance their quality of life. We care about our responsibility to provide good nutrition, especially for the most vulnerable in society – children, the elderly and those struggling with illness.
DALLAS, March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Bank and Comerica Charitable Foundation announced today that it will invest $4 million in community programming support and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Gildan donated 16,000 t-shirts to the #FireFightAustralia concert for national bushfire relief
Over the last three months, bushfires in Australia have ravaged the country, destroying homes and millions of acres of land. Throughout the nation, people and businesses are coming together to support those impacted.