Green Apple Day of Service

Talking with clients about the Green Apple Day of Service has opened doors for Interface. Below are some examples from 2012:
  • Mahesh Babooram in Toronto partnered with an A&D firm. The firm's owners closed the office for the day to allow all associates to volunteer, participate in team building and give back to a local school. The team converted an unused courtyard into an outdoor education space at Roselands Junior Public School in Toronto.
  • Greg Harris led a project with the Charlotte-Mecklenberg (NC) schools, the largest k-12 school district in his territory, and developed a relationship with the Senior Portfolio Director, an important decision maker that was a tough guy to get to know. Greg worked with the Charlotte USGBC chapter and a local dealer to remove worn out broadloom carpet in a computer lab.
  • Lisa Conway installed 2 Anagrams area rugs at an elementary school in Philadelphia, a target district.
  • Denise Donovan, Kimberly Sudy, and Jillian Smith in NYC installed carpet at The Door, a counseling service and shelter for at-risk and disconnected youth.
  • Claudia Martins, Claudio Valerio, Marcos Moya, Silvana Keidel in Brazil did landscaping and education on biophilia for a school in Sao Paulo. In Curitiba, they installed carpet at a shelter for youth.
  • Chris Johnson and the Chicago team installed carpet at the Academy for Global Citizenship (Chicago public schools)
  • Claire Balfour participated in Green Fest at Small Middle School in Austin, TX and installed carpet.
  • Katie Love in Boston volunteered with A&D customers at a local creative reuse center, and donated waste carpet materials such as yarn and cardboard tubes for classrooms and art supplies.
  • Brandon Maddox in California worked for months to get an appointment with a key facility manager, but armed with the Green Apple flyer, he immediately got 20 minutes.
  • Interface Services conducted a school yard clean up at local elementary school.
  • Susan Lewis led installation of carpet at Troup High School and Whitesville Rd Elementary School.
  • Andrea Sanders partnered with West Point Elementary to tear down an old greenhouse, fix up landscaping, and clean out and update a fish pond.
  • Teresa Hanson at FLOR worked with over 10 FLOR stores to create inviting reading areas at local schools and non-profits.