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    PAALS – Our 2018 Social Mission Partner

    At Fig, we believe in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors. For our 2018 Social Mission Partner, we’ve chosen Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS), an impactful non-profit whose good works contribute immensely to our thriving, local community.
     
    PAALS is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that is committed to enriching and empowering children and adults with physical disabilities and social needs by training service animals and providing animal assisted educational and recreational activities.
     
    Did you know? It takes two years, over $25,000, and hundreds of volunteer and staff hours to fully train a PAALS dog. This is where you and your company can help by becoming a corporate sponsor of PAALS. Every sponsorship will help keep each PAALS dog healthy and will help ensure that they are prepared for the extremely important jobs that they’ll be performing upon graduation.
     
    The Hood Team, of Coldwell Banker, has been a corporate sponsor of PAALS for over a year. They have enjoyed being able to watch the dogs that wear their company logo grow from puppies into fully trained PAALS dogs. As a corporate sponsor, you’ll see each dog nurtured with love, trained by professionals, and partnered with passion on every step of their journey. It’s a truly rewarding way to give back to the community!
     
    Why should your company partner with PAALS?
    • 91% of consumers say they would switch brands to one associated with a cause
    • 87% of consumers want to see more products, services, and retailers support worthy issues
    • 91% of consumers have a more positive image of a company linked to a cause
    • 87% of consumers are more likely to trust & are more loyal to companies that support social issues
     
    To learn more about Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services
    or to become a Corporate Sponsor,
    visit paals.org or contact
    Mitzie Renwick, Development Coordinator, at mrenwick@paals.org or 803.500.9099.