Artmetal Promotional Products' Evan Krofchick Honored for Volunteer Work
Toronto-based Artmetal Promotional Products president Evan Krofchick, MAS, has received the Outstanding Volunteer Award for his work with the Beth Sholom Out of the Cold program from Mike Colle, MPP (Ontario member of Provincial Parliament-Eglinton/Lawrence area). Krofchick received the award on June 2, 2010.
Krofchick’s twin brother Matthew also received this award and both of his parents received the same award for their work in managing the Out of the Cold program last year.
Out of the Cold is an emergency shelter program runs all winter long in Toronto. Beth Sholom Out of the Cold runs every Tuesday evening and on average feeds 150 less-fortunate individuals, sleeps 40 and provides clothing, art class, music and entertainment.
The Out for the Cold program is an interfaith-based outreach program for the homeless. It is made up of churches and synagogues with aid works from Dixion Hall, a Toronto-funded outreach program. The Beth Sholom Out of the Cold program is funded entirely through the efforts of its congregation, donations and its partnership with Beth Tzedic synagogue.
Krofchick feels that it is important to help those that are less fortunate. He is humbled to be a part of a program that gets people off the street and gives them nourishment. Commented Krofchick, “It definitely puts life into perspective. It makes you think twice about complaining about what you have.”
Artmetal is a family owned and operated Canadian supplier who manufactures custom promotional air fresheners, coasters, magnets, Sticky Swipe LCD screen cleaners along with many other products. Artmetal is proud to manufacture approx. 70 percent of its products in Canada and recycles about 80 percent of all its waste. For more information on Artmetal go to www.promotionalproduct.net.
To receive more information or for Donations The Out of the Cold program at http://www.ootc.ca/ or to firstname.lastname@example.org