Jay, N.Y. — Each year, Ward Lumber matches donations made at its stores up to $2,000 in support of local charities. This year customers at the Jay location donated $1,383.96 from rounded up transactions. After the match Ward Lumber in Jay was able to donate $2,767.92 split between the Town of Jay Food Shelf and the Jay Wilmington Ecumenical Food Shelf. Both organizations provide critical support to community members who need it most.
At Ward Lumber in Malone a total of $1,262.92 was donated to Homeward Bound, a charity focused on helping veterans in our communities by supporting them and their families. They Provide a range of services including PTSD support, crisis outreach, rides to medical appointments, and housing assistance.
In addition to monetary donations coats were accepted by Ward Lumber for its Benjamin Moore Coat Drive to support the Families First of Essex County nonprofit. The local charity collected the coats throughout the holiday season as it strives to provide support and services to families where a child might be struggling in the home or school.