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ToolBanks! How They Work For Nonprofits

ToolBanks! How They Work For Nonprofits

The conversation explores the intersection of innovation and leadership, highlighting ToolBanks' operations, and their profound utility for nonprofit organizations. Patty elaborates on ToolBank's "business-to-business" model, which exclusively caters to nonprofits and...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – FEBRUARY 2024

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – FEBRUARY 2024

WELCOME TO THE TOOLBANK USA TEAM... Our team has the pleasure of announcing 2 new team members! Please join us in welcoming Adam Phlegar and Art Garciacano!   In January, Adam joined the ToolBank USA Team as the Manager of Special Projects and Assets. Adam is...

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2023 NYSE Global Giving Campaign with Grainger

2023 NYSE Global Giving Campaign with Grainger

Grainger features ToolBank as their Charity of Choice for the NYSE Global Giving Campaign during the Holiday Season ToolBank USA is honored to be a part of this year's New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Global Giving campaign thanks to our corporate partners at Grainger...

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2023 ToolBank National Awards Recap

2023 ToolBank National Awards Recap

ToolBank USA held its annual National Awards on Thursday, November 16 at The Park RVA, next door neighbor to the Richmond ToolBank. The National Awards program recognizes ToolBank affiliates, board members, sponsors, volunteers, and supporters who help the network...

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Grainger Disaster Relief Bucket Build

Grainger Disaster Relief Bucket Build

Grainger Volunteers Fill 4,000 Disaster Relief Kits The ToolBank USA team joined our supporters at Grainger at their Chicago offices for their second annual Grainger Disaster Relief Bucket Build. Hundreds of #TeamGrainger volunteers assembled 4,000 disaster relief...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2023

ToolBank Disaster Services Deploys for Hurricane Idalia Our TDS team has been on the road to kick off the beginning of fall and hurricane season. After spending a week in Denver with our friends at The Home Depot Foundation on one of their community builds, Trey...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – AUGUST 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – AUGUST 2023

ToolBank USA Welcomes Back a Familiar Face... Please help us WELCOME BACK, Matt Walenciak, to the ToolBank USA team! Matt is our new Director of Replication and Sustainability for the ToolBank Network. He's spent the last five years as the Executive Director of our...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – JULY 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – JULY 2023

Points of Light Conference - Chicago 2023 Our ToolBank USA Director of Marketing, Julie Italiano, attended the Points of Light conference in Chicago during June. Points of Light is an international nonprofit, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Georgia, United...

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ToolBank Disaster Preparedness Checklist

ToolBank Disaster Preparedness Checklist

HELPFUL HINTS TO STAY SAFE DURING TIMES OF DISASTER   Natural disasters typically impact the United States during summer months, but your disaster preparedness plan should be something you practice all year long. Below are a few tips to help you prepare if a disaster...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – JUNE 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – JUNE 2023

Tools Heading West... More tools headed out west in the month of May. Bill Hess, Director of ToolBank Disaster Services, packed up MU8 to aid our long-term recovery efforts in the Sacramento area. Wildfires, floods, and earthquakes have impacted this area for years...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – MAY 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – MAY 2023

Meet the Newest Member of our Team! David Melancon joined the ToolBank team at the beginning of April. After Hurricane Ida devastated parishes in southeastern Louisiana, David volunteered as the Logistics Coordinator for Catholic Charities for the Diocese of...

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ToolBank Disaster Services (TDS) – APRIL 2023 UPDATE

ToolBank Disaster Services (TDS) – APRIL 2023 UPDATE

TOOLBANK DISASTER SERVICES: DETAILED DEPLOYMENT ACTIVITY MISSISSIPPI TORNADOES:We deployed a 24’ tool trailer to Amory, MS to support the response efforts of Team Rubicon, Rise (Indianola), and Cajun Navy Ground Force (Rolling Fork). HURRICANE IAN – LONG TERM...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – APRIL 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – APRIL 2023

ToolBank Summer Summit in Tampa, FL The ToolBank USA team is looking forward to hosting our network the week of June 26th in Tampa, Florida for our Summer Summit. Our team will be joined by executive directors, some staff members, and some board members from across...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – MARCH 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – MARCH 2023

TOM is HERE!...along with so much more going on across the country We are pleased to announce that all of our ToolBank affiliates and Disaster Services locations are now using our new Tool Order Manager (TOM). This system launch has taken the majority of the first...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – FEBRUARY 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – FEBRUARY 2023

Our team at ToolBank USA looks forward to keeping all of our ToolBankers up-to-date with what is happening across our network. Thank you for reading our monthly newsletter and don't forget to follow ToolBank USA and our affiliates on social media for immediate...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – JANUARY 2023

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – JANUARY 2023

Our team at ToolBank USA looks forward to keeping all of our ToolBankers up-to-date with what is happening across our network. Thank you for reading our monthly newsletter and don't forget to follow ToolBank USA and our affiliates on social media for immediate...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – DECEMBER 2022

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – DECEMBER 2022

Our team at ToolBank USA looks forward to keeping all of our ToolBankers up-to-date with what is happening across our network. As this year comes to an end, we reflect on all of the wonderful things that we've accomplished as a network. These accomplishments would not...

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NYSE Global Giving Campaign

NYSE Global Giving Campaign

Stanley Black & Decker features ToolBank as their Charity of Choice for the NYSE Global Giving Campaign during the Holiday Season ToolBank USA is honored to be a part of this year's New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Global Giving campaign thanks to our corporate...

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2022 ToolBank National Awards Recap

2022 ToolBank National Awards Recap

ToolBank USA held its annual National Awards on Thursday, November 17 at the Cincinnati ToolBank. The National Awards program recognizes ToolBank affiliates, board members, sponsors, volunteers, and supporters who help the network thrive and fulfill its mission. Staff...

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ToolBank Disaster Services (TDS) – OCTOBER 2022 UPDATE

ToolBank Disaster Services (TDS) – OCTOBER 2022 UPDATE

TOOLBANK DISASTER SERVICES: DETAILED DEPLOYMENT ACTIVITY Huge thanks to our partners for the support during these deployments: Ford Motor Company Fund Volunteer Florida Lowe’s The Home Depot Foundation UPS Stanley Black and Decker First Presbyterian Church of Dunedin...

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TOOLBANK DISASTER SERVICES DEPLOYMENT: HURRICANE IAN

TOOLBANK DISASTER SERVICES DEPLOYMENT: HURRICANE IAN

TOOLBANK DEPLOYS MULTIPLE TRAILERS TO AID IN CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE CLEANUP AND REBUILDING Punta Gorda, FL | Fort Myers, FL (October 10, 2022) - ToolBank Disaster Services (TDS) is a little over a week into our deployment for Hurricane Ian. We have a basecamp set up at...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2022

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2022

TOOLBANK USA DEPLOYS TRAILERS TO AID IN FLOODING CLEANUP AND REBUILDING The ToolBank USA team has sent our disaster response trailer and camper to Whitsburg, Kentucky. Bill Hess, Disaster Services Manager, has set up camp and been working with our disaster relief...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – AUGUST 2022

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – AUGUST 2022

ToolBank Disaster Services headed WEST... ToolBank USA headed WEST in July...with the help of our supporters, UPS. Tools made their way Florida to California! Our disaster services team sent 6 pallets of tools to Eldorado County, California in response to the recent...

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Project Puerto Rico 2022

Project Puerto Rico 2022

TOOLBANKERS TAKE ON HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS IN PUERTO RICO Loiza, Puerto Rico (July 18, 2022) - The ToolBank USA team and a number of our affiliate executive directors traveled to Puerto Rico the week of June 20th. Jaime Valle, our TDS Puerto Rico Program Manager,...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – JUNE 2022

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – JUNE 2022

Puerto Rico, Here We Come! The ToolBank USA team and a number of our affiliate executive directors will be traveling to Puerto Rico the week of June 20th. Jaime Valle, our TDS Puerto Rico Program Manager, has helped our team identify 4 homes in need of repairs. We...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – MAY 2022

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – MAY 2022

ToolBank Disaster Services in New Orleans has a New Home! Tools and trailers continue to be loaned to groups supporting those impacted by Hurricane Ida. We are excited to announce that we will be partnering with Rebuilding Together New Orleans to rent 2500 sq. ft. of...

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Hurricane Michael Response Update – 3 Years Later

Hurricane Michael Response Update – 3 Years Later

TOOLBANK DISASTER SERVICES + CATHOLIC CHARITIES Panama City, FL (April 26, 2022) - Catholic Charities began borrowing tools from ToolBank Disaster Services in early 2019 after Hurricane Michael. Tools were borrowed to begin rebuilding homes after the storm. The...

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TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – APRIL 2022

TOOLBANK NETWORK NEWS – APRIL 2022

ToolBank USA Warehouse Move! Our ToolBank USA Atlanta warehouse made the big move over to the Atlanta ToolBank's location. Chad, Trey, and Bill all assisted with the move. They put in a couple of days worth of long hours and heavy lifting to get all of our tools over...

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ToolBank Network News – March 2022

ToolBank Network News – March 2022

ToolBank Disaster Services + Sleep in Heavenly Peace in Mayfield, KY ToolBank USA Disaster Services teamed up with volunteers from Sleep in Heavenly Peace in Mayfield, KY to build beds for those impacted by the December tornadoes. The build focused on children's beds...

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ToolBank Tools help SonLight Power Volunteers in Puerto Rico

ToolBank Tools help SonLight Power Volunteers in Puerto Rico

ToolBank Disaster Services teams up with SonLight Power to build Solar Panels to Puerto Rico Ojo de Agua, Puerto Rico (March 9, 2022) – ToolBank Disaster Services (TDS) Puerto Rico lead by Jaime Valle teamed up with a group of Cincinnati-based volunteers from SonLight...

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ToolBank Network News –  February 2022

ToolBank Network News – February 2022

Projects in Puerto Rico! In mid-January, ToolBank USA capped off a great project with SonLight Power at Iglesia del Nazareno Fuente de Vida. Our ToolBank team was introduced to SonLight Power by Cincinnati ToolBank's executive director, Kat Pepmeyer. The group at...

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ToolBank Network News – January 2022

ToolBank Network News – January 2022

Happy New Year from the ToolBank USA Team! On behalf of our entire team, we would like to wish all of our ToolBank affiliates, their staffs, our board of directors, partners, and supporters a Happy New Year! We hope that the start of you new year has been amazing and...

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TOOLBANK DISASTER SERVICES DEPLOYMENT: MAYFIELD, KY TORNADO

TOOLBANK DISASTER SERVICES DEPLOYMENT: MAYFIELD, KY TORNADO

ToolBank Disaster Services sends tools and equipment to Mayfield, KY for Tornado Relief Efforts Mayfield, KY (December 17, 2021) – ToolBank Disaster Services (TDS) has deployed Bill Hess, our TDS Manager, and Trey Bearden, Chief Program Officer, along with our Ford...

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ToolBank Network News – December 2021

ToolBank Network News – December 2021

Our team at ToolBank USA looks forward to keeping all of our ToolBankers up-to-date with what is happening across our network. Be on the lookout for our monthly newsletter and don't forget to follow us and our affiliate ToolBanks on social media for immediate...

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ToolBank Network News – November 2021

ToolBank Network News – November 2021

As we wrap up November and our 2021 ToolBank National Awards, we wanted to provide our supporters a recap of our awards event. We had a limited group of 50 people in attendance for the live portion of the ToolBank National Awards at the Atlanta ToolBank. This year's...

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ToolBank Network News – October 2021

ToolBank Network News – October 2021

Our team at ToolBank USA looks forward to keeping all of our ToolBankers up-to-date with what is happening across our network. Be on the lookout for our monthly newsletter and don't forget to follow us and our affiliate ToolBanks on social media for immediate...

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UPS Volunteer Day in Minneapolis

UPS Volunteer Day in Minneapolis

The ToolBank team was up in Minneapolis the week of October 4th with our partners at UPS to build 24 picnic tables for the local parks. Dozens of UPS drivers gathered to volunteer at Powderhorn Park. The Powderhorn Park neighborhood is located approximately three...

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ToolBank Disaster Services Deployment: Hurricane Ida

ToolBank Disaster Services Deployment: Hurricane Ida

ToolBank Disaster Services to deploy resources to area impacted by Hurricane Ida   UPDATE: (September 13, 2021) ToolBank Disaster Services Program Manager, Bill Hess, has been working with our partners on the ground in Houma, LA. The Cajun Navy Ground Forces have been...

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ToolBank Network News – September 2021

ToolBank Network News – September 2021

Our team at ToolBank USA looks forward to keeping all of our ToolBankers up-to-date with what is happening across our network. Be on the lookout for our monthly newsletter and don't forget to follow us and our affiliate ToolBanks on social media for immediate...

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ToolBank Disaster Services Deployment: Tennessee Flooding

ToolBank Disaster Services Deployment: Tennessee Flooding

ToolBank Disaster Services to aid in TN flood clean up efforts Atlanta, GA (August 26, 2021) – ToolBank Disaster Services (TDS) has deployed our 24’ foot trailer outfitted with tools to assist in the cleanup efforts following the devastating flooding in Waverly, TN....

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