Heat U.P. Wisconsin provides a new furnace to a deserving family
COTTAGE GROVE, WI, Oct. 16, 2017 – Landmark Heating and Cooling team members in Cottage Grove, Wis. recently had the opportunity to help a neighbor in the community. On October 7th the Landmark Heating and Cooling team donated all labor and installation materials to install a brand new high-efficiency furnace, donated by Lennox Industries, to a nominated man who needed a helping hand.
A Waterloo man was nominated this year through the Heat U.P. Wisconsin Program. This single dad’s furnace stopped working last February and his source of heat was a wood burning stove requiring wood every few hours and heating his kid’s bedrooms with space heaters! This is a great program that calls on the community to nominate those families that have fallen on hard times and need a new furnace. Nominations are accepted year-round and nominees are chosen based on specific criteria in early September. Then, on the first Saturday in October, installations take place for the chosen nominees. Cindy Berkowitz, retail administrative assistant, gushed about her experience by saying “It was so rewarding for me to be part of this program. The recipient was so appreciative and repeatedly kept thanking all of us! It was such a good feeling knowing that this family will stay warm and safe for winters to come.”
This year’s recipient calls Waterloo home. The man was very grateful that he and his young children will have a safe source of heat this winter. This is the 8th year in a row that the Landmark Heating and Cooling team has participated in the Heat U.P. Wisconsin Program donating all labor and installation materials to the project. Lennox Industries donates the furnaces and the receiving family only needs to have peace of mind that they will be comfortable this winter.