At J.E. Anderson we’ve long believed in supporting the communities where we live, whether it is through sponsoring local sports teams, working with service organizations or putting resources toward a good cause. ¬†So when Lori Baxter, one of our Victoria technicians, told us that she and her husband were moving to a small community in Belize to “grow tomatoes and run a local bookstore”, we decided to send with them a parting gift in the form of a donation for their new community.
We put the word out amongst the J.E. Anderson staff and before long we started collecting a large amount of sports equipment. ¬†Soccer balls, baseball gloves, bats and balls, and more equipment came together, for¬†Lori and her husband to put in a container with their own household items. They made it to Belize safely last November, and the sports equipment has found its way into the hands and homes of the people in their new town.
Lori’s talents will be missed, but we’re glad to send her to her new home with a spirit of generosity and community!