Carrot-Top Cares

10 Effective Ideas to Spread Awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month. How should you honor those who are currently or have previously fought the great fight against this disease? Read more!

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Why buy Your U.S. Flags and Other Products with the Made in the U.S.A. Label?

Who doesn’t love a great American-made product? Whether it be a vehicle, clothing, or various other goods such as patriotic items – namely U.S. flags, flagpoles, and other various décor to put your patriotism on display. Buying American-made items boosts the economy, which has a butterfly effect on other things that are impacted due to support from people like you! When the U.S. economy is boosted, numerous jobs are created and maintained for future generations.

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Celebrating Pioneers of American Education

Extraordinary change requires extraordinary people. These four individuals we have chosen to highlight here at Carrot-Top Industries persevered through their hardships and vocalized a need for change and reform, creating the American education system we have today.

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9/11-Related Mesothelioma Deaths Have Started

In the aftermath of September 11th, medical experts worried about the long-term health ramifications. The people in lower Manhattan that day — and the immediate days following — were surely exposed to asbestos. Thus, they were in danger of developing the rare cancer known as mesothelioma.

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Why Do We Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Every year we celebrate the birth of one man who had a dream that we can live in a country where everyone is treated equally regardless of their race. It is a valid enough reason, but let’s dwell on the topic further and explain why we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day in more (interesting) detail.

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Carrot-Top’s Food Donations Help Feed Those In Need

It has been a hard year for so many in our community. One way Carrot-Top Industries decided to help our neighbors was through a simple food donation. During the month of July, we collected canned and non-perishable food in our breakroom collection boxes. Our goal was to collect at least 100 cans. We exceeded our goal with a total of 301 food items which was donated to Orange Congregations in Mission (OCIM) in Hillsborough. Our donations will stay local to help our neighbors across our community.

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Announcing Our Fall 2021 Beacon® Scholarship For Rural America Winners!

The Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America, which Carrot-Top Industries introduced in 2018, had another great group of applicants to choose from for the Fall 2021 scholarship. We received applications from 15 out of the 50 U.S. states including: Arizona, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas.

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Announcing Our Spring 2021 Beacon® Scholarship For Rural America Winner

Emma Kitchin, of Newland, N.C., is the recipient of the Spring 2021 Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America, a scholarship that was introduced by Carrot-Top Industries in 2018. We received applications from states across the country, including New Jersey, Tennessee, Michigan, Arizona and California. Kitchin is a shining example of community patriotism that continues to thrive in rural towns today.

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Spreading Holiday Cheer To Our Service Members And Veterans

As part of our Carrot-Top Cares program, we are always looking for ways to help service members and veterans across America throughout the year. For the holidays, Carrot-Top Industries’ employees unanimously agreed to work with Soldiers’ Angels through donations to their Holiday Stockings for Heroes program.

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The History Of Wreaths Across America Day

Each year on either the second or the third Saturday of December, hundreds of volunteers and businesses partner to place wreaths on veterans’ graves throughout the nation. Known as “Wreaths Across America Day,” this year’s event will be held on December 19th at 2,400 cemeteries. It has become an annual tradition of remembering our nation's fallen heroes during the holiday season.

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National Fire Prevention Week: Fire Safety Awareness And Burning Restrictions

Updated October 2020 from original October 2018 blog.

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POW/MIA Flags To Be Flown Year-Round at Federal Sites

As of November 7, 2019, the National POW/MIA Flag Act was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump. It requires the POW/MIA flag to be displayed on all days that the flag of the United States is displayed on certain federal property to honor all POW/MIAs. The proposed legislation for the Act was introduced on March 7, 2019, and was sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Rep. Chris Pappas, D-N.H.

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Carrot-Top Cares: Soldiers’ Angels Adopt-A-Family

As part of our Carrot-Top Cares program, we are always looking for ways to help others in communities across America throughout the year. For the holidays, Carrot-Top Industries’ employees unanimously agreed to help a military family through Soldiers’ Angels. Since 2003, Soldiers’ Angels has provided programs to support military families, deployed service members, wounded heroes and veterans of all eras in a variety of unique and effective ways. It offers programs which provide:

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Carrot-Top's Mission To Help Local And National Communities

At Carrot-Top Industries, our mission is to help support and bring communities together across the United States. We honor the American spirit by providing American-made products that build and promote patriotic, corporate, and individual pride while helping our customers enhance their permanent facilities and special events. Carrot-Top also feels it is important to assist community organizations as they raise money for and awareness of their special causes.

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2019 MuckFest MS National Sponsor: Carrot‐Top Industries

Carrot‐Top Industries, one of the leading providers of flags and patriotic products, is a national sponsor of this year’s MuckFest MS events in Boston May 18, Philadelphia June 8, New Jersey July 20, Chicago August 17, and Denver September 14. MuckFest is a 5K run through a muddy 18+ obstacle course to raise funds for the National MS Society to help bring attention to what MS is, how it affects people who live with MS, and support research efforts to treat and eventually cure MS. MuckFest's unique course includes obstacles such as mud-filled pits, trenches, craters, and a lot of laughter from the participants. MuckFest brings out the kid in all of us!

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Thanks To All The Dedicated Teachers Across America!

At Carrot-Top Industries, we have had the pleasure of providing American-made U.S. flags and patriotic, special event, and custom-made products to schools across the country since 1980. Whether we provide customer service to an elementary school, high school, or college, we know students would not be able to succeed without the hard work and tireless dedication of their teachers. One of our top priorities is to support teachers and students across America through our ongoing educational support projects.

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NC To Normandy: World War II History Comes To Life For Chapel Hill-Carrboro Students

Taking history class can be boring as you learn date after date and event after event for which you have no personal connection. But for six lucky Chapel Hill-Carrboro students, they have become friends with two WWII veterans and history doesn’t seem so distant anymore.

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Help Veterans Rebuild Their Lives During Military Appreciation Month

War changes you. You may not have experienced war but know someone who has. Some veterans can come back and form a new life even though they are forever changed. For others, it is more difficult.

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MS Research Donation By Carrot-Top Industries Makes A Positive Impact

Carrot-Top Industries’ continued success has allowed it to give back to the MS community through their annual donations to fund MS research. Carrot-Top’s latest donation of $70,000 to the National MS Society will help improve the lives of those living with MS. Dwight and Lynne Morris launched Carrot-Top out of their Oak Park, IL, home in 1980, six years after Lynne was diagnosed with MS. The Morris family worked hard to provide flags and patriotic products to communities across America, and in 1987, Carrot-Top and the Morris family relocated to Hillsborough, NC.

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