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84 Lumber Donates $20,000 to a Deserving Mother Live on THE TALK

In honor of Mother’s Day, building materials supplier surprises a mom with a $20,000 check

For Mother’s Day last week, 84 Lumber, the nation’s largest privately held building materials supplier, appeared on CBS’ Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK to surprise a single mother of two with $20,000.

Amber and her two children have gone through difficult times, but that has not discouraged Amber from working hard, supporting her children and giving back to her community. Amber works at her local Covenant House, which helps homeless youth and children. She considers herself a mother of not only her two children, but also the 100 children at the Covenant House. She is referred to as “Mama” at work, and she brings a positive atmosphere wherever she goes. She also opened her own candle business and constantly sacrifices herself to give her children the best.

“When we heard Amber’s story, we were so excited for the chance to honor her this Mother’s Day,” said 84 Lumber President Maggie Hardy Knox. “84 Lumber is all about working hard and giving back to our communities, and Amber shares those passions with us. We hope this donation makes a positive impact on her and her family.”

Amber shared her story on THE TALK, where she was also surprised with the $20,000 check from 84 Lumber. To view the surprise, visit: https://www.facebook.com/84lumber/videos/1030552484554004/.

84 Lumber donates millions of dollars to various charities and people in need every year. To learn more about 84 Lumber and follow along with the company’s donations, visit 84lumber.com or follow @84Lumber on social media.

ABOUT 84 LUMBER

Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Eighty Four, Pennsylvania, 84 Lumber Company is the nation’s largest privately held supplier of building materials, manufactured components and industry-leading services for single- and multi-family residences and commercial buildings. The company operates more than 250 stores, component manufacturing plants, custom door shops, custom millwork shops and engineered wood product centers in over 30 states. 84 Lumber also offers turnkey installation services for a variety of products, including framing, insulation, siding, windows, roofing, decking and drywall. A certified national women’s business enterprise owned by Maggie Hardy Knox, 84 Lumber has held a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies for several years in a row. For more information, visit 84lumber.com or join the company on your favorite social media platform.

 


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Sarah Van Dommelen, Public Relations Manager, 84 Lumber

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sarah.vandommelen@84lumber.com



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