Giving Back

Being a positive member of the community is a choice not a given.

A Stolen Scooter Replaced

Vancouver resident Lynn Arthur was headed home from running a couple errands when his electric scooter ran out of juice, and he had to leave it where it stopped. A short time later, it was gone — stolen.

After hearing about the sad news we coordinated a fundraiser to purchase Lynn a new scooter.

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Hurricane Relief

Vancouver-based organizations and businesses mobilized to offer various forms of disaster relief for areas surrounding the devastation ofHurricane Harvey.

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HotShots Youth Sports

We are proud sponsors of the HotShots Youth Sports Scholorship Program. Our president, Ken Stryker, coaches 5th grade and our team name of course is, "Blaze."

GO BLAZE!

Accomplished and Under 40

Class of 2018

Our president, Ken Stryker, is part of the, Vancouver Business Journals, "Accomplished and Under 40" class of 2018.

“Mr. Stryker has proven to me to be a steward of our community and adept at running his small business in a marketplace filled with nation-wide powerhouses,” said Matt Wiles, executive vice president of operations for Howco Distributing. “Not only does Mr. Stryker run a successful business in our community he also volunteers his time as vice chairman of his neighborhood association.”

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Evergreen Habitat for Humanity

Through volunteer labor and tax-deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner. Habitat houses are sold to families at no profit, financed with affordable, no-interest loans. The homeowners’ monthly mortgage payments are recycled into a revolving Fund for Humanity that is used to build more houses. We are proud to give back to this wonderful organization.

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DogPaw, Off-Leash Dog Parks

We give back to DogPaw, a non-profit who creates and maintains off-leash dog parks in SW Washington. Dog parks are a vital part of our community’s quality of life giving dogs and their people places to run, walk, play, and thrive. Getting outside with your dog will make you both happier and healthier!

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Glaze at Blaze

Glaze at Blaze is an event we started our first year in business. Every Thanksgiving, we ask the community to nominate family members who are in need of a turkey dinner. We will donate a turkey dinner (turkey, sides, drinks) to a nominated family.

Do you know a special Clark County family we could honor this Thanksgiving with a meal? Simply email us at info@blazenw.com or direct message us here, all nominations will be will be kept confidential, please include your name, phone number and the name, phone number and address of the nominated family.