Chicago, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011
Allied Van Lines Canada Inc., one of the world’s largest moving companies and a subsidiary of SIRVA Inc., is pleased to announce it has renewed its silver-level sponsorship of Tree Canada, a not-for-profit charitable organization established to encourage Canadians to plant and care for trees in urban and rural environments. It has been a silver sponsor since 2009.
As part of its sponsorship, a tree will be planted by Tree Canada for every 3,000 miles driven by Allied Canada. That equates to 15 million miles, or 5,000 trees per year. Allied Canada is providing additional financial support to toward various Tree Canada initiatives. So far, Allied Canada has contributed another $4,500 to help Tree Canada plant 750 more trees on the behalf of its customers.
"We care about fostering green communities throughout the nation, which is why we’re excited about our involvement with Tree Canada," commented Rob Grohn, president of Allied Van Lines, Canada. "The total volume of trees demonstrates Allied Canada’s commitment to helping the environment."
“We truly appreciate Allied Canada’s involvement in reforestation,” said Michael Rosen, president of Tree Canada. “Every time a tree is planted, it positively impacts the environment for all Canadians.”
About Allied Van Lines
Established in 1928, Allied Van Lines, with more than 400 agent locations in North America, is an experienced leader in household goods moving and specialized transportation services. Allied is one of the world’s largest moving companies and one of the established global brands of SIRVA, Inc., a leader in providing relocation services to corporations, consumers and governments around the world. For more information about Allied Van Lines, visit http://www.allied.com. Allied Van Lines, Inc., U.S. DOT No. 076235
About SIRVA Inc.
SIRVA Inc. is a leading provider of relocation solutions to a well-established and diverse customer base around the world. The Company handles all aspects of relocation, including home purchase and home sale services, household goods moving, mortgage services, and home closing and settlement services. SIRVA conducts more than 300,000 relocations per year, transferring corporate and government employees in addition to individual consumers. SIRVA’s well-recognized brands include Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Move Management, SIRVA Relocation and SIRVA Settlement. More information about SIRVA can be found on the Company's Web site at http://www.sirva.com.
About Tree Canada
Tree Canada is a not-for-profit charitable organization established to encourage Canadians to plant and care for trees in urban and rural environments. A winner of the Canadian Environmental Award (2007), Tree Canada engages Canadian companies, government agencies and individuals to support the planting of trees, the greening of schoolyards, and other efforts to sensitize Canadians to the benefits of planting and maintaining trees. To date, more than 76 million trees have been planted, more than 450 schoolyards have been greened, and Tree Canada has organized 8 national urban forest conferences. More information about Tree Canada is available at http://www.treecanada.ca.
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