Since 2008, Northwest Exterminating has supported Toys for Tots. Each year, all of our service centers come together to donate toys to help bring holiday cheer to children across the Atlanta area. We always enjoy the opportunity to fill up boxes with toys to donate, and our corporate office enjoyed being able to serve as a drop site for another year. This allowed Northwest teammates and those in our community to have another convenient option to bring by donated toys.
This year, Sgt. Rivera came by our office to help us with our toy collection. All these toys came from two events and needed to get to the Marines at the base. They have over 90 events on schedule to attend throughout the year, and at each of them, they help collect toys or raise money for Toys for Tots. We enjoy the extraordinary relationship that we have built with them over the years and love to see the difference that we have been able to make together.
The Atlanta Toys for Tots goal is “to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.” This is part of why our Northwest team enjoys partnering with them every year because our goal is to provide simple, meaningful opportunities for our teammates to create a positive impact in the communities we serve.
We know that the holiday season can be tough on many people. Having the opportunity to give back and support an organization that does so much for those around us is something our team is truly grateful for. We look forward to hearing how many children were able to be impacted this year and to continuing our partnership with Toys for Tots in the upcoming years.
Our Canton Service Center found a new way to give back to the seniors in their community this holiday season. When they heard that the Cherokee Recreation & Parks Agency was collecting donations of socks and blankets for the Cherokee County Nursing Centers, they knew this would be the perfect opportunity to serve as a team.
Our team was able to collect and donate two baskets worth of items. While it may seem like a small way to support this cause, we are proud of our team for always continuing to look for way to make a difference.
The holiday season can be tough on many people, but these small acts can help make someone’s day. We are so grateful for our Canton Service Center joining together to collect donation items, especially when it is for such an extraordinary cause.
This holiday season presented our East Cobb service center with an unexpected Christmas miracle opportunity. One of our teammates brought the opportunity to sponsor a 13-year-old child this year for Christmas with the Angel Tree program through the daycare they use.
With so much that has gone on this year, our team was so excited to make this holiday season special for our angel. Our teammates came together and purchased clothes, shoes, headphones, and books for this child!
These angel donations help provide the magic of Christmas for thousands of underprivileged children and seniors. If you would like to help donate or learn how to adopt and angel for Christmas 2022, please visit https://angeltreeatlanta.org/ to learn more.
We are so thankful for our extraordinary teammates who look for every opportunity to make a difference, and we can’t wait see how they will continue this in the new year.
At Northwest, we believe that being humble means looking for opportunities to serve one another and to show we truly care. Our Monroe team made it their priority to uphold this Northwest standard by partnering with a Walton County annual Christmas event, Hometown Heroes.
Hometown Heroes is an annual event that allows underprivileged children to choose a hero to assist them with their Christmas shopping. This year over 390 children were given the opportunity to be sponsored and were able to have the Christmas they deserve. Our Northwest Monroe team assisted in donating money to this cause, and several team members volunteered their time to wrap gifts for the children.
The best part of it all was seeing the smiling faces of the children! The Monroe team plans on partnering with this program again next year. It’s important to recognize the incredible ways that we can help others, and we are thankful for team members who strive to provide a servant’s heart to our community.
Part of Northwest Exterminating that’s unique is that all 35+ of our service centers actively look for ways to honor our customers. Recently, our Monroe team came together to help an elderly customer who was struggling to get her yard work done.
Our teammate, James R., noticed the yard work that needed to be done. After talking with our customer about it, he learned that she had no one to help her and had been trying to do it herself. After James got back to the office, he got others together to go out and help finish this yard work.
Whether it’s helping carry in groceries, cleaning out gutters, or fixing flat tires, our teammates are always finding ways to lead with a servant’s heart and show how much we care for our customers. We’re thankful for teammates like our Monroe office who are able to see or hear a customer concern and look for ways to make even a small, positive impact. Seeing the team coming together to support our customers is what being extraordinary is all about for Northwest, and we’re grateful for a team that continues to keep their eyes open for ways to keep our customers first and serve them even better.
The Northwest Dallas office is always up to something! Whether it’s donating supplies to local elementary schools, celebrating our first responders with a lunch in their honor, or hosting book drives, you can always count on them to have their eyes open for opportunities to serve the community they get to live and work in daily.
They recently hosted a food and hygiene products collection to donate to Helping Hands of Paulding County. From food to clothing to financial assistance, the non-profit has created a caring atmosphere for anyone experiencing temporary or emergency struggles due to a crisis situation. Our team has partnered with them in the past to help collect donations, and they enjoyed the opportunity to make a difference once again in their community.
We are so grateful for our Dallas Service Center who came together to collect items to donate, especially when it is for such an extraordinary place as Helping Hands of Paulding County. To learn how you can donate, volunteer, or support them, please visit their website at http://hhpcga.org/home.
By being in the people business, Northwest is always looking for ways to honor our customers. We put them first by honoring their time, health, investment, and most importantly, their trust in us. Our Newnan office recently demonstrated this when they put together a Thanksgiving basket for one of our veteran customers.
Mr. Alexander is a retired Navy veteran who had been with Northwest for years. He has always treated our teammates that service his home like family, and they wanted to do the same for him. The basket included comfortable socks, word puzzles, PJ’s, a Navy veteran coffee mug, slippers, and a heated blanket.
All of our Newnan team was happy to come together to support our customer. We were able to let Mr. Alexander know how much we care about him and that we will always be there for him, aside from just pest control. We’re thankful for our teams like our Newnan office, who, while it’s not part of their “job,” continue to keep their eyes open to serve our customers in a way that keeps them first and like the family they are to us!
Recently, our Stockbridge team helped make a difference and show their appreciation as they hosted a First Responder Cook Out at one of the Henry County Fire Stations. The team provided burgers, hot dogs, chips, and drinks for all first responder attendees. The Northwest team was also able to tour the fire station and learn about what they do every day.
Northwest teams have been hosting First Responder Cookouts across the Southeast since 2017, an initiative we look forward to every year. We’re able to host up to 20 cookouts a year, serving each area’s local community as a thank you. We look forward to them each month as our small way of saying thank you to all. Our team was grateful to give the first responders in Henry County an opportunity to relax and enjoy a meal.
Having the opportunity to host these cookouts means so much to our teammates involved. It’s an honor to be able to show even a small amount of the appreciation we have for all they do for us. Our Stockbridge teammates enjoyed this opportunity and look forward to the next one they will host. Thank you Stockbridge team!
Our Dallas team is always creating ways for teammates to be involved and make a difference in their community. Recently, they hosted a First Responder Cook Out and invited all fire station, sheriff’s office, local police station, and EMT personnel who service the Paulding County area.
Northwest teams have been hosting First Responder Cookouts across all of the communities we service since 2017 and have hosted over 100 cookouts since our start. We look forward to them each month as our small way of saying thank you to all. The team was pleased with the amazing turn out and with how many to go containers were filled for those who were unable to attend in person!
Being able to host these cookouts means so much to our teammates involved. It’s an honor to be able to show our appreciation to our local first responders for what they do for us daily. Our Dallas teammates enjoyed this opportunity and look forward to the next one they will host. Thank you, Dallas team!