SMART Local 33 member volunteers build tiny house village

The concept of the tiny house village is to build new affordable housing and revitalize the local area. This project began as an idea sprung from the local church across the street. Local 33 members installed two Mini-Split Units in two houses that were close to completion. J [...]

SM Local 33 lends support to Toledo soup kitchen

Local 33 members were at the Helping Hands soup kitchen in Toledo, Ohio, where they volunteered to remove an old stove from the basement and installed a new one in its place.  Helping Hands, a ministry of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo, serves low-income and home [...]

SM Local 435 hosts largest-ever cornhole tournament

On February 5, SMART SM Local 435 (Jacksonville, Fla.) hosted its seventh annual Voluntary Death Benefit Fund Cornhole Tournament, where the local sold raffle tickets for an Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card to support the voluntary death benefit fund. The tournament — whic [...]

SM Local 9 SMART MAP Eliminates Stigma Around Mental Health

Andy Gilliland, training coordinator at Sheet Metal Workers Local 9 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, knows he can’t save them all. But it doesn’t stop him from trying. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), construction workers di [...]

SM Local 33 helps build ballpark for handicapped children

Recently, SMART SM Local 33 members helped the Miracle League of Northwest Ohio (MLNWO) begin development of a much-needed and fully accessible building at its ballpark built for young ballplayers with special needs. Families and players will be served and their experience at [...]