Bringing holiday cheer one forklift at a time
For the past eight years, the town of Winters, Calif., has offered its Tractor Parade as a way to mark the beginning of the Christmas holiday season and celebrate its agricultural heritage. Well, this past December, parade-goers who were expecting only tractors were treated to a brightly lit 10054 Skytrak forklift with an illuminated American flag on the front of the basket – all thanks to the team at I-80 Forklift in neighboring Vacaville, Calif.
2022 Northern California Contractors Association
I-80 Forklift supporting the Northern California Contractors Association at this years golf event held at Eagle Vines Golf Course on September 16th.
2022 ARA American Rental Association
ARA Board Members, Meghann Lovlien,
Michelle Strand and Jared Medaris
I80 Forklift President
Rental volunteers make California’s Community Impact project a success.
Those who are part of the rental community in the American Rental Association’s (ARA) Region Nine gave back in a significant way May 11-12 for the latest Community Impact Program project, which is a joint effort of the ARA Foundation and the Toro Company Foundation.
This project benefited My Friend’s House, a shelter in Vacaville, Calif., for young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who have aged out of the foster care system and need transitional housing until they can find a permanent home.
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2020 : i-80 Forklift Supports “The Missing Lobster Dinner" for the Soroptimist International of Vacaville
MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY
Soroptimist International of Vacaville believes in making the world – and our community – a better place for women and girls. We are able to do so because of our annual fundraisers and donations from people like you. We continue to connect with local women in need.
This year, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Vacaville City Firefighters Charity Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to assisting victims of tragedy and underfunded programs in the community.
How can you help? For $100, enjoy a lovely lobster-less dinner for up to four friends, provided by Erica Marie Catering. Your ticket will include salad, bread, entrée and two sides as well as dessert. You may select wine – white or red – or two Brenden Theatre movie tickets. Tax, tip and special packaging not included. Your dinner ticket and wine/movie tickets will be delivered to you. Then make your reservation and pick up your dinner with instructions from Erica Marie Catering.
2020 : Adopt a Local Graduating Senior
I-80 Forklift participated in “adopting" a local 2020 graduating Senior with a basket of goodies. The purpose of this event is to " celebrate our Seniors… show them how special they are and to send them something special!"
“I-80 Forklift adopted this beautiful young lady who inspires to go to medical school in the Fall. Although she will not get to experience creating a lifetime memory of walking the stage to receive her diploma, our hope was this small gesture will give her a fond memory of her graduating year." Says Michelle Strand.
More adoption stories on the Vacaville Class of 2020 – Adopt a Senior Facebook page.
2020 : Kona Ice Cream
I-80 Forklift finds a unique way to give to a local non-profit while supporting a local small business.
I-80 Forklift hired Kona Ice of Vacaville to treat 30 residents and staff members at the local homeless shelter to a sweet treat of flavored, shaved ice. “It’s important to Rick and I to continue our support of non-profits that are close to our heart, as well as, support local small businesses; especially during this unprecedented times", says Michelle Strand of I-80 Forklift.