GRAND HAVEN, MICH.- Shape Corp. is assisting in Japan relief efforts by partnering with Grand Haven Stamping Products (GHSP) to host drop boxes for relief goods, in addition to sending care packages to the company’s thirteen associates in Japan.
According to International Aid, items being collected include blankets, sleeping bags and AA powered LED flashlights. All donated items for the relief must be new and in original packaging.
Drop boxes will be available for collection Thursday, March 31, and will be available through April 16. The boxes will be located in the front offices of the Grand Haven Shape Corp. plants, in addition to GHSP’s location. Addresses are as follows:
- 1820 Haves Ave., Grand Haven, Mich.
- 1835 Haves Ave., Grand Haven, Mich.
- 1835 Industrial Park Dr, Grand Haven, Mich.
- 1825 Industrial Park Dr., Grand Haven, Mich.
- 14600 172nd Ave, Grand Haven, Mich.
- Grand Haven Stamping Products: 1250 S. Beechtree St., Grand Haven, Mich.
On Tuesday, March 29, a group of Shape Corp. associates packed and shipped thirteen boxes containing 45 pounds worth of goods to help the company’s thirteen associates impacted by the Japan earthquake. Items include bottled water, rice, noodles and a variety of instant meals.
“The earthquake, aftershocks and tsunami in Japan deprived the country’s people of basic, daily items,” said Danielle Schmidt, leader of Japan relief efforts at Shape Corp. “Reaching out to our Shape family members, as well as helping others in need is part of Shape’s culture. We want to help no matter where they are in the world.”
Shape Corp. is a global leader in impact energy management systems and advanced custom rollforming, with expertise in custom injection molding. Headquartered in Grand Haven, Mich., Shape Corp. is a full service supplier providing design, engineering, testing and manufacturing for plastic and metal solutions in North America, Europe and Asia. Shape Corp. is flexible in materials and processes to provide products for an array of industries including automotive, office furniture, health care, agriculture and more. Founded in 1974, Shape has over 1,200 associates and four sister companies. For more information, visit Shape’s website at www.shapecorp.com or contact the communications department at (616) 846-8700 or at email@example.com.