Sweet Success: C.H. Hanson's Remarkable Effort in Collecting 1475 lbs of Candy for Treats For Troops

Sweet Success: C.H. Hanson's Remarkable Effort in Collecting 1475 lbs of Candy for Treats For Troops



In a world often filled with challenges, acts of kindness and generosity shine as beacons of hope. Our core belief is to serve others, and so our Hanson Helps Team was developed to care for our employees and the community. The Hanson Helps Team, recently undertook a heartwarming initiative to bring smiles to the faces of those who serve our country. In a spectacular display of community spirit, the team at C.H. Hanson successfully collected an astounding 1475 lbs of candy for Treats For Troops.


Treats For Troops: A Worthy Cause

The story begins with a simple yet powerful idea: to spread joy and gratitude to the men and women serving in the armed forces. C.H. Hanson, a company known for its commitment to excellence, decided to channel its corporate social responsibility into a project that would not only benefit the troops but also engage and unite the local community. The Hanson Helps Team partnered with Soldiers’ Angels on their Treats For Troops Program, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting active United States military members as well as veterans. The organization's mission is to provide aid, comfort and resources to the military, veterans and their families. C.H. Hanson saw this as an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those who sacrifice so much for the country.


Rallying the Community

With the goal set, The Hanson Helps Team embarked on a community-wide campaign to collect candy donations. The company teamed up with the Naperville Fire Department and Naperville Police Department to help spread the word to residents, encouraging them to contribute to the cause. The response was overwhelming, as people from all walks of life came together to support the initiative. The campaign not only collected an impressive amount of candy but also fostered a sense of unity and camaraderie within the community.


Corporate Social Responsibility in Action

The Hanson Helps Team’s commitment to social responsibility was evident throughout the campaign. The company not only provided collection points at its own facilities but also actively promoted the initiative through various channels, including social media and local radio news outlets. This multi-faceted approach not only amplified the reach of the campaign but also showcased The Hanson Helps Team’s dedication to making a positive impact beyond its business operations.


The Final Tally: 1475 lbs of Sweetness

As the collection period came to a close, the moment of truth arrived. C.H. Hanson proudly announced that they had successfully gathered a staggering 1475 lbs of candy. The joy and satisfaction of achieving such a significant feat were palpable, not just among the employees of C.H. Hanson but throughout the entire community.


Delivery and Impact

The culmination of this heartwarming endeavor came when C.H. Hanson, alongside representatives from Treats For Troops, facilitated the delivery of the collected candy to military bases/veterans hospitals in TX, AZ and MS. The candy  brought a taste of sweetness and a message of gratitude from home.

A Sweet Legacy of Generosity

The Hanson Helps Team’s initiative to collect 1475 lbs of candy for Treats For Troops stands as a testament to the positive impact that businesses can have on their communities and beyond. We set out to not only bring joy to the troops but also fostered a sense of unity and goodwill that will undoubtedly leave a lasting legacy. This inspiring tale serves as a reminder that, in the face of challenges, acts of kindness, no matter how sweet, can make the world a better place for everyone.

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