By Elizabeth Montgomery Star-News, Wilmington, N.C.
WWR Article Summary (tl;dr) Since the inception of "Cleaning for a Reason" in 2006, The Maids offices have collectively donated over 3,851 cleans valued at more than $714,000.
The Maids of Wilmington partnered with nonprofit Cleaning for a Reason to offer free cleaning services for female cancer patients.
"To be able to help members of our community battling cancer in a time of such distress is very meaningful to us," said Barbara Ott, owner of The Maids of Wilmington. "For the women fighting this courageous battle, this is the least we can do to help lighten their burden. Not only is it positive for them, it's an important experience for our team members as well."
According to a news release, The Maids provided a 22-step cleaning service which included environmentally preferable cleaning supplies and modern equipment while also disinfecting commonly touched household surfaces.
Since the inception of Cleaning for a Reason in 2006, The Maids offices have collectively donated over 3,851 cleans valued at more than $714,000, according to the release.
"Creating the healthiest home environment possible is what we do, but when it's for a cancer patient, it's even more significant," Ott said. "My family and I have been impacted by cancer, so I truly understand how treatment can change a person's quality of life, and make tasks once so easy, difficult."
For more information visit www.cleaningforareason.org or call The Maids at 910-859-8449.