German writer and politician Johann Wolfgang von Goethe said:
"Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of
His sentiment applies to many organizations and charities
throughout the world that strive to improve others' lives. Many
groups serve a small niche but have huge aspirations, such as the
Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp, Portland, Ore., which provides recreational
opportunities to those with disabilities. The camp, with help from
ABC Roofing, Clackamas, Ore., was able to provide its members with
a state-of-the-art recreational facility. Thanks to ABC Roofing's
efforts, the camp was the first recipient of the
CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award earlier this year.
And once again, CNA, the CNA Foundation and NRCA are co-sponsoring the
CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award to honor charitable works
by NRCA contractor members.
Any charitable project undertaken by an NRCA contractor member company is
eligible. Projects, activities and donations do not need to involve
roofing work. For example, funds raised for a cause or volunteer
work at a children's hospital would qualify. Submissions should
include an in-depth description of the charitable work, testimonial
from the receiving charity and any supporting material (photos,
video, etc.). A panel of judges from CNA, the CNA Foundation and
NRCA will determine the winner
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