First Corinthian Baptist Church and District Council 9 held their annual Hope for Harlem block party and community service event over the weekend.
“What Sisters Haven provides for these women is invaluable,” said Dave Wondolowski, executive secretary for the Cleveland Building and Constructions Trades Council. “Eventually, some of the people that are staying here can land jobs in the building trades and become self-sufficient and have good paying jobs and good benefits. Get them skilled up and get them working. It’s a win-win for everybody.”
They’re accustomed to working with power tools and heavy equipment, but on Tuesday, Aug. 1, members of the Milwaukee Building-Construction Trades Council spent their morning loading and delivering school backpacks.
“A ceremonial check for $29,000 was passed to Lighted Way on Friday. Money raised during the golf outing also will be used to support other charities.”
“NECA contractor Grasser Electric and IBEW Local 1 have completed the electrical work at the 2023 St. Jude Dream Home in O’Fallon, Mo… The electrical work was donated by the Electrical Connection, a partnership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 and the St. Louis Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association.”
“The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation (SMART) workers will host a community litter cleanup in Soulsville.”
The Longview-Kelso Building and Trades Council, Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Central Labor Council and affiliated unions purchased $11,200 worth of hams from Cascade Select Market in Castle Rock to donate…
“This is the 18th year of our coat drive and our commitment only grows stronger as our members are out in the community and witness so many in our distressed neighborhoods needing basic necessities.”
Over 80 San Joaquin Building Trades volunteers tackled multiple projects at Stockton’s Pixie Woods.
Iron Workers Local 29 turned its Northeast Portland union headquarters parking lot into a winter wonderland Dec. 19. “Night on Santa Lane” took the place of “Breakfast With Santa,” a party the union, credit union, and training center have put on for members and their kids and grandkids for 34 years.
Amidst a dire, statewide shortage of critical medical supplies, the region’s largest electrical workers’ union, IBEW Local 103, has donated 20,000 medical-grade protective masks to the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) for direct distribution to front-line caregivers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Healthcare workers across the nation are working on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic with, at times, not enough supplies to protect them… “So, we thought that over here we could do our part and help give back to the community.”
Some things are worth more than money — like taking time out of a hectic schedule to lend a hand to an organization that helps many others.
Canadian Boilermakers proved they are as generous as they are skilled.
“We do this to show that we are TOGETHER as one.”
2nd Call offers the formerly incarcerated the opportunity to make the most of their second chance by using their skills towards building a career as an electrician.
This year fourteen homes were renovated, and over the course of the last 28 years, over 600 houses in total have been renovated.