On Monday, September 8, iMedia Brand Summit attendees gathered to assemble over 500 hygiene kits consisting of recycled soap, shampoo, washcloths, toothbrushes, toothpaste, razors, and more to benefit the Veterans Village of San Diego. VVSD assists homeless veterans who have substance abuse and/or mental health issues, including men and women who have recently returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. The kits also included handwritten notes of encouragement and gratitude to veterans thanking them for their service. Rick Ochocki, development manager at VVSD, said these notes in particular let their clients know that their service is appreciated, and that there is hope for the future.
This CSR Activity, the Clean the World ONE Project, is an important initiative to help offset the hospitality waste frequent industry travelers produce. Clean the World's mission is to prevent the millions of deaths caused by hygiene-related illnesses every day in two ways: collecting and recycling products discarded by the hospitality industry everyday, and distributing hygiene tools and products to those in need by partnering with companies like iMedia and VVSD.
Attendees were able to participate in this program at the iMedia Brand Summit thanks to a partnership with Burnham... Read more