Delaware Nature Society Receives $10,000 Donation from Speakman

HOCKESSIN, Del. (March 29, 2017) – In celebration of World Water Month, Delaware Nature Society was presented a $10,000 donation from Speakman, the premier maker of high-performance shower heads and plumbing products for over 140 years, today at Speakman’s headquarters in New Castle, Del.

Speakman has pledged their commitment to conserving water through innovations in their product development, including their Echo Low-Flow shower heads. They’re continuing this commitment in the community through a donation which will be specifically allocated for Delaware Nature Society’s statewide Clean Water Campaign: Delaware’s Clear Choice.

“We are thrilled that Speakman has agreed to join us as a corporate partner and collaborator in the Clean Water Campaign. Together, we can further Delaware Nature Society’s mission to improve the environment through education, conservation and advocacy. Speakman’s collective knowledge, skill and passion around water will be an incredibly exciting addition to our efforts to improve water quality,” said Joanne McGeoch, Director of Development & Public Relations at Delaware Nature Society.

The partnership between Speakman and Delaware Nature Society will be multifaceted and collaborative. The two organizations will work together to promote important Delaware Nature Society advocacy initiatives through the Clean Water Campaign; Delaware Nature Society will engage Speakman employees in training so they can become better stewards of the environment; and, the organizations will collaborate on volunteer activities so Speakman employees can make a tangible difference in their community.

Speakman has also signed on to be the presenting sponsor of Clean Water Rally, to be held on Tuesday, June 6th at Legislative Hall in Dover, Delaware. “By joining us as an active participant in the campaign, Speakman demonstrates what is possible when companies direct their community engagement work towards causes that align with their mission,” said Brenna Goggin, Director of Advocacy.

Founded in 1964, Delaware Nature Society works to improve the environment through conservation, advocacy, and education. For more information, visit www.DelNature.org.

Delaware Nature Society’s Clean Water Campaign is generously funded with support from the William Penn Foundation and contributions from private individual donors, foundations and corporate supporters.

Speakman invented showering. For over 140 years, Speakman has pioneered the shower industry, first as a premiere American technology innovator, and continuously as a shower market leader. With the creation of the Anystream® showerhead in the early 1920's, Speakman popularized the modern shower as well as the total shower experience that is still widely imitated. Today, Speakman continues to advance its original mission by focusing on performance and craftsmanship across all offerings, from showerheads and designer-inspired bath collections for the home to fixtures for the hospitality industry and safety products for commercial, laboratory, and industrial environments.