Guardian Alarm Supports Gilda’s Club, Grand Rapids with Pillar Partnership
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – April 2019 – Guardian Alarm, one of the nation’s largest privately-held security companies, is a Pillar Partner for Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids, a community organization that provides free emotional support for cancer patients, their families and loved ones. As a Gilda’s Club community Pillar Partner, Guardian Alarm has demonstrated its commitment by investing philanthropically in the non-profit’s cancer and grief programs and events offered throughout the year.
“We all know someone who has battled cancer, including many of our colleagues at Guardian Alarm,” says Tom Erhardt, President and COO, Guardian Alarm. “We support Gilda’s Club because we are passionate about making sure families in the fight against cancer get the support and resources they need regardless of what they can pay.”
All Gilda’s Club programs are free, and they support children, adults, families and friends on any kind of cancer journey or those grieving a death due to any cause. Gilda’s Club is run completely on donations, and all funds raised in the community stay in West Michigan.
“We couldn’t be prouder to partner with an organization that is supporting the West Michigan community in this way,” said Erhardt. “Guardian Alarm is committed to investing in the safety and well-being in the communities we serve. Supporting Gilda’s Club directly aligns with our company culture to positively impact the lives of our customers and the communities we serve.”
To meet the personal safety and health needs of customers, Guardian Alarm offers medical monitoring services including Guardian’s Personal Help Buttons, Life Safety Solutions and Medication Dispensers.
“Helping people maintain their independence is near and dear to what we do at Guardian Medical Monitoring,” said Dave Crawford, Vice President of Guardian’s medical response business. “This partnership is a perfect match for our business as well.”
Guardian Alarm has provided services in Michigan for more than eight decades, helping to monitor and protect families and businesses bringing peace of mind to the communities where they live and work.
About Guardian Alarm
As one of the largest, privately-held security companies today, Guardian Alarm has nearly 90 years of experience helping to monitor and protect families, employees and the communities in which they live and work. Guardian Alarm is actively involved and regularly partners with a variety of individual local organizations, in the areas where they serve their approximately 100,000 customers for home and business security services and medical response needs. Visit guardianalarm.com or guardianalarm.com/blog for more information.
About Gilda’s Club
Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids is a free emotional health support community of children, adults, families and friends on any kind of cancer journey or those grieving a death due to any cause. Its comprehensive program, delivered by professionals, includes education, structured sharing times, networking, lectures, workshops and social activities. Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids is one of the largest and busiest of the 44 affiliates in North America. The organization runs entirely on charitable donations and currently serves more than 10,000 individuals each year at its clubhouses in Grand Rapids and Lowell, Mich., in various schools and community centers. For more information, visit gildasclubgr.org.