Thornton & Grooms Aims to Collect 4,000 Pounds of Food for Local Food Banks
Local heating and cooling company offers discount in exchange for donations to needy.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Farmington Hills, MI, (November 2011)– Thornton & Grooms, a local heating and cooling company, is conducting a food drive for local food banks through December 31st with the goal of collecting 4,000 pounds of food. Food that is collected will be donated to food banks, including Lady of Charity at St. Hugo’s and several others. Thornton & Grooms is offering additional discounts off services with donations of five cans or boxes or more, in hopes of collecting non-perishable items from the homes they service.
2011 is the fourth year for Thornton & Grooms to organize a food drive for the benefit of local food banks. In the past two years, a combined 6,000 pounds of food was collected and donated. This year, the company wants to do even more.
“It’s a great way to give back to the community. Not only are we providing great service to our customers but we can use that same opportunity to serve our community as well,” says Dave Knight, owner of Thornton & Grooms. “We need your help to reach our goal.”
The most-requested items for donation include cereal, peanut butter, canned pasta, crackers, boxed meals such as Hamburger Helper, and toiletries. All nonperishable foods will be gladly accepted, however.
Donations are being collected during service calls, or anyone interested in donating may contact Thornton & Grooms via telephone at (248) 430-0919 or their website, http://www.thorntonandgrooms.com for more information.
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Thornton and Grooms has been serving homeowners for almost 75 years with experience and a local reputation for superior technical skills in heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and indoor air quality systems. With products ranging from furnaces and heat pumps to air purifiers and thermostats, they can equip your home for any season while saving you money.