To boost children’s literacy and encourage reading among America’s youth, the local maid services company – Maid Brigade of Milwaukee – hosted a book drive in March collecting more than 800 books to benefit Sojourner Family Peace Center.
Founded in 2009, as a result of a merger between the Task Force on Family Violence and Sojourner Truth House, Sojourner Family Peace Center is dedicated to creating peaceful communities in which domestic respect and a life free from violence is the right of every woman, man and child.
Across the country, participating Maid Brigade franchises collected a total of 8,268 books that were donated to 36 different local organizations. Monetary contributions were also collected by Maid Brigade and donated to Reading is Fundamental, the nation’s largest children’s literacy non-profit. To watch the story of the Maid Brigade Book Drive visit the company’s YouTube channel.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Maid Brigade is a North American housecleaning service with more than 400 franchised service areas operating in the United States and Canada. Established in 1979, Maid Brigade is the industry leader in green cleaning practices and has a longstanding legacy of providing quality customer service and consistent and thorough cleaning using the most advanced techniques and equipment. In 2007 Maid Brigade implemented a system-wide Green Clean Certified® and consumer advocacy program in response to reports from the Environmental Protection Agency linking chemicals in traditional cleaning products to a wide range of health risks. For more information visit www.maidbrigade.com.
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