Make a Difference Day - 2010

451 associates participated in our third Make a Difference Day on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010!

Thanks to all who participated and also to those who stayed behind to keep MSG running. We really did make a difference!

Following is a summary by location of the charitable activities, community service and environmental initiatives in which Maurice associates participated.


2010 Maurice Sporting Goods Corporate Group Photo (Northbrook)

Greater Chicago Food Depository (broke a record by packing over 7350 pounds of bread!)

Painting and landscaping for Glenkirk (Provides quality programs for those with developmental disabilities)

Cleaned the shoreline of the Des Plaines River at River Trails Nature Center

Landscaping projects and meal preparation for residents of Ronald McDonald House Chicago

WINGS (Women In Need Growing Stronger: Ending Domestic Violence and Homelessness One Family at a Time)

Avon Food Pantry

Distributed information cards for Bright Pink


Built a shed and did landscaping for McLennan Center Youth Services

SOUTH (Atlanta)

Fishing with YMCA children at the Cubihatcha Nature Center. Partnered with the Henry County Water Authority.

WEST (Reno)

Washoe County Parks, Rancho San Rafael, trail repair, garden clean-up and weeding

NORTH (Mississauga)

Warehouse group provided Clean-up at Hershey Centre Park

Mississauga Food Pantry


Children's Advocate & Prairie Creek Parks & Recreation, landscaping and cemetary clean-up


Fort Lewis Army Base, created packets of fishing tackle for children of active, retired and disabled service personnel


Bluff Lake Nature Center, constructing kiosk, repairing trails, watering trees


John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Clean-up


Painting and landscaping work at Scenic Park Campgrounds


Provided Environmental Clean-up and landscaping at area parks