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FL – December 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / The
Lazydays Employee Foundation Tucson chapter recently awarded $18,000 in
donations to five non-profit organizations that provide services to local
children in need. Foundation members presented the donations to representatives
of each charitable program during a ceremony hosted by Lazydays
RV Tucson on November 22, 2017.
Employee Foundation Donates $18,000 to
Non-Profits to Support Local Children in Need
Funds Contributed by Lazydays RV
Will Benefit Five Local Charities
year’s donations were distributed among the following organizations:
Employee Foundation is a registered non-profit organization operated
exclusively by employees of Lazydays RV, who contribute funds for charitable
efforts through voluntary payroll deductions. The Arizona chapter was established
when Lazydays opened its Tucson RV dealership in 2011; today, more than
86% of Lazydays Tucson employees contribute to the foundation.
Fire Fighters Association – Funds will support the association’s annual
Adopt-a-Family program, which provides food and gifts to local families
on Their Own – The donation will help equip Tucson’s homeless teens with
the necessary resources to complete their education and graduate from high
Disadvantaged Kids – Contributions will enable underprivileged children
to attend sleep-away camp.
Education – The donation will help provide educational support, hearing
aids, eyeglasses and other services to disadvantaged students in Tucson.
Book Bonanza – Funds will be used to purchase age-appropriate books for
children living in poverty to support reading skills and education.
am proud to be part of an organization that is dedicated to helping at-risk
youth in Tucson, where 1 in 5 children are living in poverty,” said Jon
Gold, president of the Lazydays Employee Foundation Tucson chapter. “Together,
our members are able do so much more for our community than any of us could
do alone. Including our latest donation to these five worthy charities,
we plan to contribute more than $20,000 to support local children in need
learn more about the Lazydays Employee Foundation and its efforts to improve
the lives of at-risk youth in Tucson, Tampa, Denver and Northern Colorado,
visit www.LDEF.org. For details on other
recent projects and donations, visit the Lazydays
Employee Foundation on Facebook.
the Lazydays Employee Foundation
2005, the employees of Lazydays created the Lazydays Employee Foundation,
a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Today, more than 65% of the RV dealership’s
employees contribute through voluntary payroll deduction to the Foundation.
Administered solely by employees as volunteers, the Foundation has contributed
more than $1.7 million to make many historic changes in Tampa Bay, Tucson,
Denver and Northern Colorado. The Foundation supports the Lazydays House
at A Kid’s Place, Lazydays Homeless Youth Program, Ybor Youth Clinic and
Tampa Bay Youth Outreach. In addition, the Foundation contributes to various
local charities, including the R.I.C.H. Houses, the Joshua House, Lots
of Hugs Learning Center and the Women’s Resource Center, among others.
For more information, visit www.LDEF.org.
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RV®, founded in 1976, is an iconic brand in the RV industry. It operates
the world’s largest recreational vehicle dealership, based on 126 acres
FL. Lazydays also has dealerships located in Tucson, AZ and Loveland,
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RV has built its reputation on providing an outstanding customer experience
with exceptional service and product expertise. More than a half-million
RVers and their families visit Lazydays every year, making it their “home
away from home.” Lazydays has been recognized as a “Top 50 RV Dealer” by
RV Business and as one of Tampa Bay’s “Top Work Places.” The Lazydays
Employee Foundation, supported by payroll contributions from more than
65% of Lazydays’ employees, has contributed more than $1.7 million to make
many historic changes for at-risk children in the Tampa Bay, Tucson and
Colorado communities. For most people, Lazydays RV isn’t just the beginning
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