Giving Back

  • ‘GAWDA Gives Back’

    Tops $2 Million The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) and its member businesses will again this fall present sizeable monetary gifts to two organizations whose good works help hundreds of others meet daily needs and long-term life goals. Significantly this year, after 17 years of conducting its fund-raising initiative, GAWDA Gives Back contributions have [...]

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  • GAWDA Gives Back 2015 Campaign

    GAWDA President Tom Biedermann and his wife Terri took their responsibility of finding two needy organizations to receive this year’s donations to GAWDA Gives Back very seriously. The Biedermann’s visited several non-profit groups in the Scottsdale area, looked at donation lists, government funding, and other paperwork. They wanted to find organizations with limited resources, [...]

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  • How GAWDA Gave Back

    A look at how GAWDA member’s generosity to local charities was put to use. Since the inception of GAWDA Gives Back in 2000, GAWDA members have donated almost $1.5 million to deserving charities in Convention host cities. The recipients have applied GAWDA’s contributions to further a variety of noble causes, helping thousands of individuals in need. [...]

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  • A Look Inside 2012’s GAWDA Gives Back Recipients

    Partners In Housing and Peak Parent Center share hopes, missions and financials.

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  • How GAWDA Gave Back

    A look at how GAWDA members' generosity to local charities was put to use.

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  • GAWDA Gives Back Beneficiaries Share Plans For Donations

    Nearly $1 million have been donated over the years, and this time GAWDA President Lloyd Robinson and his wife Barbara have chosen two local charities to share in the 2011 donations: the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation and the Pencil Fellows Program.

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  • Two NYC Organizations Get Funds

    Two organizations chosen for GAWDA Gives Back that help students and firefighters in need.

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  • GAWDA Gives Back To Community Closet

    GAWDA Give Back selects Maui’s Community Closet, a provider of basic needs for less-fortunate mothers in Hawaii, for annual charity donation.

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  • Everyone Deserves A Lifetime

    GAWDA Gives Back donates to WINGS (Women Involved in Nurturing, Giving and Sharing, Inc.), a charity program for women with breat cancer.

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  • Putting An End To Homelessness

    2007 GAWDA Gives Back recipient Hamilton Family Center fights homelessness in San Francisco.

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  • “GAWDA Made It Possible”

    GAWDA Gives Back has donated almost $300,000 to deserving recipients in convention cities since 2000.

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  • Distributors Having Fun

    Stories of GAWDA members giving back to their local communities through groups like the United Way, Make-A-Wish, Special Olympics and hundreds of other needy charities.

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