Charitable Donations 2019 — A Year in Review

As another year comes to an end and we reflect on everything we have accomplished, it is giving back to the community that Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) truly values. We appreciate all of the employees who prioritize it in their busy schedules, especially this time of year. GFS is dedicated to assisting our employees in their charitable efforts, as well as contributing to many local causes and organizations.

At GFS, an internal committee called Charitable Donations handles all of GFS’ charitable contributions throughout the year. This committee is in charge of distributing educational scholarships, monetary donations and custom-made fire rings for various community events, fundraisers, silent auctions and more. GFS is proud to support the surrounding communities and the people who live in them through these channels.


A list of all supported throughout 2019 include:

2nd Annual Charity Classic – Midwest Industrial Builders

61st Annual Eleva Broiler Fest

8th Annual Tractor Pull – Ettrick

Abate 7B

Alma Center Emergency Medical Responders

Ambassador Company

American Cancer Society

American Legion – Osseo (Carl Nelson Post 324)

American Legion Post 291

American Legion Post 324

American Red Cross – Adopt a Deployment

American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

American Red Cross – Smoke Detector Install

Associated Conservation Clubs of Trempealeau County

Augusta Concerned Parents

Augusta High School Archery Tournament

Augusta K9 Fundraiser

Augusta Lions Club

Augusta School District

Augusta Sno-Drifters

Benefit for Craig Boyer

Benefit for Tim Hall

Bike Helmet – Bike Safety Osseo Elementary

Black River Falls Class of 2020 Prom

Black River Falls Fire Dept. Car Show

Black River Falls High School Hockey Cranberry Cup

Black River Falls Hockey Squirt B Tournament

Black River Falls Youth Hockey Association

Border Battle Golf Scramble

Bow Fishing – F&D Archery

Boy Scouts of America

Brenda Benefit for Breast Cancer

Burly N Bucks Ice Fishing Contest

Cardinal Manufacturing Open House

Christmas For Kids

City of Osseo – Christmas Parade Kid Gifts

Craig S. Olson VFW Post 8514

Curley Willow Rescue Donation

CVTC Alumni Spring Gala – Eau Claire

CVTC Foundation 2019 Scholarship

CVTC Scholarships

DSAW – Buddy Walk

Eau Claire County Friends of the Fair

ECSO 2019 Golf Scramble

Eleva Fire Department

Eleva-Strum FFA Golf Outing

Eleva Strum Post Prom

Eleva-Strum Tackle Cancer Fundraiser

Elk Mound Area School District PTO Carnival

Elk Mound Football

Fairchild Sportsmen’s Club

Fall Creek Athletic Booster Club

Fall Creek High School 2019 Grad Party

Fall Creek Lions Fun Fest Car Show

Foster Coon Contest

Friends of Lake Eau Claire

Gavin Bistodeau Benefit

GET Golfin’ Golf Outing Educational Foundation

GFS Family Bowling Outing

Hale First Responders and Fire Dept.

Harvest Gala

Humbird Ice Fishing Contest

Interfaith Golf Outing

Jackson County Goat Project

Jackson County Volunteer Caregivers Golf Outing Fundraiser

Jessica Nelson Fundraiser

KC & Kat Memorial Softball Tournament

L.E. Phillips Career Development Center

Lake Eau Claire Ice Fisheree

Lake Martha Days

Legacy Community Center

Len Abrahamson Benefit

Matthew Ottum’s Benefit

Miss Osseo Royalty Program

My Second Home Women’s Softball Team

Nathan Baer Memorial Softball Tournament

Nick Volden Benefit

Osseo American Cancer Society

Osseo Commercial Club Christmas Parade

Osseo Commercial Club Golf Outing

Osseo Dusty Riders

Osseo-Fairchild FBLA

Osseo-Fairchild FFA

Osseo-Fairchild High School Baseball Breakfast

Osseo-Fairchild High School Football

Osseo-Fairchild High School Girls Basketball

Osseo-Fairchild High School Softball

Osseo-Fairchild High School Volleyball

Osseo-Fairchild Scoreboard Signage

Osseo Fire Dept.

Osseo High School

Osseo Lions Club

Osseo Merchants

Osseo Musical

Osseo Police Dept.

Osseo Police Dept. – K9 Unit

Osseo Rural Fire Dept. Fall Fundraiser

Osseo Schools Thunder Parents – Stop the Bleed Campaign/Osseo Fire Dept.

Pace and Pedal – Jackson in Action

ParkBeats in Osseo

PBIS for Osseo Fairchild Student of the Month

Pleasantville Lions – 4th of July Event

Pullin’ for Tony

Real Life Academy

Rita Tranberg Memorial “Pay It Forward”

Ruby’s Food Pantry

Schadrie Benefit

Skyline Women’s League Fundraiser

SMM Golf Scramble

Stoddard Park Press Box

Stoney Creek Morries Mile

STOP After Prom Party – Osseo High School

Storm Fastpitch Softball Sponsorship

Strum Community Foundation

TCC Ch. 18 TV Cable Live-Action

Tee It Up for the Troops

Tenley Walker Benefit

The Community Table Annual Feed Neighbors

Trempealeau County Humane Society

Trempealeau County Robotics Team

Trempealeau County Robotics Team

UWEC Student APICS Chapter

Valley Stars Baseball

Walleyes of North America

We-R-All Family

Whitehall Booster Club 40th Annual Carnival

Whitehall Pigeon Rod & Gun

Wisconsin Horsepullers Association

Working Women’s Christmas Party

Wreaths Across America

York Field Days

Zayvier’s Chicken Chase


We appreciate all of our employees who make these donations possible each year, especially our Charitable Donations committee members and manufacturing teams who custom make each fire ring. We look forward to a new year — and decade —  of giving and wish you a wonderful new year.

Happy holidays from GFS!

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