ST. LOUIS — Feb. 15, 2022 — Continuing its support of Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Missouri & Kansas, FSI (Foam Supplies, Inc.), the world’s leading polyurethane systems house, has once again granted $40,000 to the nonprofit organization for the fourth straight year. As a Wish Benefactor Partner, FSI’s annual gift will help grant wishes to local children between the ages of 2 ½ and 18 facing critical illnesses.
“Since our founding 50 years ago, FSI has had a longstanding resolve to be a contributor to the community it serves,” says Todd Keske, CEO at FSI “Through our partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, we can help enrich the lives of children facing challenging circumstances with hope, strength and joy.”
Helping others and giving back is a valued tradition at FSI. Throughout the year, FSI employees volunteer their time and energy to making a positive impact on Make-A-Wish and other charities throughout the St. Louis area. This employee volunteer initiative annually raises thousands of dollars through grassroot fundraisers and internal campaigns.
“We are incredibly grateful for FSI’s continued generosity and commitment to our mission and wish kids,” says Lisa Kral-Lauterbach, Senior Director of Community & Corporate Philanthropy at Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas. “A wish forever transforms the lives of children, their families and entire communities. FSI’s generous gift, and the continued support of their employees, puts us one step closer to achieving our vision of granting the wish of every eligible child.”
FSI, a global chemical supplier, is a leader in the polyurethane industry whose vision is building a better tomorrow. We create a sustainable environmental and social impact that positively changes the world and improves life. Our innovative products are trusted because we stay true to our core values of Sustainability, Innovation, and Caring. FSI’s patented Ecomate® technology is the most tested and proven environmentally friendly blowing agent on the market today. Ecomate has zero global warming potential, zero ozone depletion potential, and has no volatile organic compounds.
With a global presence along with multiple international manufacturing locations, FSI is headquartered in St. Louis, MO. Since our founding in 1972, we have been a purpose-driven organization, with a passion for our trade. We persevere by putting people first and remain privately held with family-based values that focus on more than just profits. Industries served include automotive, boating & marine, commercial refrigeration, construction, HVAC, refrigerated transport and spray foam. To learn more about our pursuit of environmental responsibility, please visit our websites at foamsupplies.com and ecomatetechnology.com.
Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child’s wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child’s treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world’s leading children’s wish-granting organization, serving children in every community in the United States and in 50 countries worldwide. The local chapter is headquartered in Ballwin, Missouri and serves all counties in Missouri and Kansas.
Since 1983, Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas has granted more than 9,000 wishes to local children with critical illnesses. For more information about Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas and how you can transform lives, one wish at a time, please visit our website (wish.org/mokan) and connect with us on Facebook (makeawishMOKAN), Twitter (@makeawishMOKAN), Instagram (@makeawishMOKAN) and YouTube (MakeAWishMOKAN).