Markstein Sales Company Donates Over $300K to Community Organizations in Honor of Team Members
For more than 100 years, Markstein Sales Company has followed the guidance of our founder, Albert Markstein, “Always give back to the community that has given us so much.” And now with multiple organizations needing more support than ever, company president Laura Markstein has expanded the number of local groups the company supports, as well as significantly increased the donated amount.
Recent gifts were donated in honor of the Markstein Sales Company team members for their loyalty, dedication and daily commitment to providing the best care and service for customers.
Community organizations sponsored by Markstein include:
Bay Area Crisis Nursery
Their mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect through providing supportive services to families. They provide a warm, safe, loving homelike care facility at no cost.
Eat. Learn. Play.
Stephen and Ayesha Curry’s Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation is committed to unlocking the amazing potential of every child by fighting to end childhood hunger, ensuring students have access to a quality education, and providing safe places for all children to play and be active.
Folds Of Honor
Provides life-changing scholarships to families of America’s fallen or disabled military and first responders. More than 44,000 scholarships have been awarded since 2007 and 41% of those have been awarded to minority participants.
Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Provides more than 3.5 million meals per month to neighbors in need every day of the week and rescues more than 4.5 million pounds of food waste annually.
Hispanic Community Affairs Council
Hispanic Community Affairs Council For more than 40 years, Markstein Sales Co. has helped with the vision of investing in the higher education of future Hispanic leaders to build a strong community. To date, more than 2000 students have been awarded scholarships.
John Muir Hospital Foundation, The Campaign to Conquer Cancer
John Muir Hospital Foundation, The Campaign to Conquer Cancer More than 12,000 people in the East Bay of California are newly diagnosed with cancer each year. A new Cancer Pavilion will open in February 2024 to offer these patients the most advanced screening, treatment, survivor services, research and clinical trials available, all close to home.
New Day for Children
New Day for Children is a nationally recognized non-profit that seeks to restore the stolen childhood of recovered sexually trafficked children. They raise and provide financial support for restorative care, providing a safe and secure living environment, school tuition, therapy, medical, dental and vision care, equine therapy, and other essential needs.
Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation
Nephrotic Syndrome is a serious and rare auto-immune disease that attacks the kidneys causing them to shut down. There is no known cause or cure and the Foundation helps support those diagnosed and their families and the ongoing search for a cure.
Tug McGraw Foundation
The Tug McGraw Foundation (TMF) is a grassroots organization established by former MLB pitcher, Tug McGraw to enhance the quality of life for individuals diagnosed with debilitating neurological brain conditions such as brain tumors, mild-traumatic brain injury, and post-traumatic stress.