Penington Painting Company believes strongly in the practice of giving back to the community. We pride ourselves on our employees’ dedication to their community and their selflessness when it comes to donating their time and/or services to bettering their community.
Let’s take a closer look at the programs we’ve been involved with and the impact Team PPC has had over the last 13 years.
American Heart Association
Penington is happy to work with American Heart Association, which aims to have a significant impact on the health and well-being of millions of Americans. Because of the AHA, there will be approximately 410 fewer deaths each day, nearly 150,000 fewer deaths each year, and millions fewer people with life-altering heart disabilities.
Chandler Fire Department
Chandler Firefighter Charities was founded by Chandler firefighters to help families in crisis. Penington was proud to help make their inaugural golf tournament a success as they raised money for Chandler residents in need.
Chandler National Little League
We provide the Chandler league the ability to use our batting cages for their practices, and we have seen that pay off! Last year, 2 teams that use our cages were the 2 teams battling it out in the championship! Besides the use of the batting cages, we're proud to sponsor the team in other ways.
Get Wet for a Vet
Every year, Get Wet for a Vet event and ride takes place in Indiana to benefit the Miller’s Homeless Veteran Shelter, and every year, Team PPC is pleased to participate. The charity has been able to raise over $64,000 through their events and rides over the last 4 years.
Jerry Stewart Memorial Fund
Jerry died suddenly at the age of 32 and was survived by his wife and 5 young children. Our company was very impressed with the work ethic, and can-do attitude Jerry brought to work every day. Jerry earned the respect of our management team, the client, and all the people he worked with onsite. He will be greatly missed by all of us.
Kitchell's Annual Backpack Drive
Team PPC is honored to regularly participate in Kitchell’s annual backpack drive. The mission of the backpack drive is to provide homeless or impoverished children with the required tools for learning and becoming successful in school.
Team PPC was able to help Bellevue Lifespring raise over $462,285 at their most recent charity event. Bellevue Lifespring’s mission is to make sure every child has safety, food, clothing, education, and housing so they can have the opportunity to thrive in live.
McCarthy Charity Golf Classic
Over the years, tournament funds have supported deserving non-profits including Valley of the Sun, Habitat for Humanity, Starbright Foundation, Andrea's Closet, Salute a Soldier, Family Promise, Gabriel's Angels, and many others.
City of Phoenix Human Services Department
Team PPC donated 2 pallets of water this summer to the City of Phoenix’s Human Services Department. The water went straight to Phoenix’s homeless population to help keep them safe in the dangerous, intense Arizona summer.
The Red Road Rebels
One of our very own, General Foreman Larry Marter, headed up the Red Road Rebels, a team comprised of recovering addicts. The team aims to provide its players with a hobby, community, and encouragement to keep living a clean life.
Hometown Heroes 5K Event
Hometown Heroes 5K is a run/walk/obstacle race that donates their fundraising to Camp Hometown Heroes, a nonprofit that supports the children of fallen service members. We encourage Team PPC to participate every year, and we usually get quite the team showing.
FTINW Apprenticeship Program
We are proud to participate in the FTINW apprenticeship program, a program that coordinates apprenticeship and training in industries including Finishing, Glazing, Architectural Metal, Application Specialist Painting, and others. We love working with apprentices looking to break into the industry.
Loyal Heights Elementary School: Back-To-School Supply Drive
We love that we are able to be a part of something very special, like 2017’s Back-To- School-Supply-Drive at Loyal Heights Elementary School in Washington. We look forward to seeing the success that will be your ‘Ready, Set, School’ event!
Through YouthCare’s YouthBuild, Skanska has helped support a new generation of skilled workers by providing education and employment training to at-risk young adults in the Seattle area. We also participate in donation drives to give participants basic work necessities, along with raising $1,220 and donating $1,000.
PPC's Annual SouperBowl
PPC has started holding a SW vs NW Regions SouperBowl. Both office compete to donate the most can food goods to a local charity. We noticed the plateau of charitable donations during the first quarter of the year/post-holiday season.
ALS TST Team Sepucha
Team Sepucha Karen, Laura, David and Bobby joined over 300 other cyclists to ride 270 miles from Boston College to Greenwich, CT to help raise money for ALS research. With everyones help the team has raised over $24,000 -- we have been blown away by your generosity and support.
Red Nose Day
In its first three years stateside, Red Nose Day raised over $98M to help end child poverty. PPC is proud to participate in Red Nose Day each year.
Skyline High School
Contributions to Youth Sports - Skyline Cheer captured national rankings at the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championships and Washington State Champion titles.
Wounded Warrior Project
Adam Bonner with Hoffman Construction challenged Penington Painting, as well as the workers and supervision on the 40-27 project to match any or all of donations made. Penington Painting jumped at the opportunity to support this wonderful project.
Andrew Burkhart is in 5th grade and has cerebral palsy (due to a brain injury). Andrew is a joy filled boy who works hard to improve his skills. He is a friend to all and has a hug and a smile for everyone, every day!
Andrew's parents are doing this on the sole salary of Andrew's father, a local teacher, who has been working 3 teaching jobs all these years to try to earn extra money for his son's treatments.
More info about Andrew's inspiring journey to wellness can be found on the family's blog
The Burkhart family is extremely grateful for any help anyone is willing to offer their son. Thank you!
Best Buddies is the world’s largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of the 200 million people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
Celebrity Fright Night
Recognized as one of the nation's elite charity events, Celebrity Fight Night is a star-studded evening that was annually presented in honor of our featured guest, Muhammad Ali, for more than 20 years.
Southeast Valley Pony Little League
Penington Painting donated the team banner for the Southeast Valley Pony, Blue Raptors’ 2017 Fall Season. Southeast Valley PONY Baseball was started in the Fall of 2009, and continues to grow every season.