It is with joy that my dream is coming true of building together our IAHSP® Foundation. It is through our IAHSP® Foundation that we will provide vision, service, scholarships, community service, and carry out our mission of changing the lives of people around the world through the world of ASP® Home Staging.
A key commitment of the IAHSP® Foundation is to host the Worldwide Staging Community Service Week® once a year. Each year, this event takes place in communities where our ASP® IAHSP® members live and work from September 12 until September 19.
Members of all of our IAHSP® Chapters worldwide stop during this week their regular Staging work and businesses to work together in their own communities to help a community organization by giving freely of their time, service, and talent for a Staging project. This is given from the heart as a way of giving back and saying thank you for your faith in us as ASP®'s/ASPM®'s everywhere as we return to the community added service and value where we live and work in our communities around the world. As Accredited Staging Professionals® and Accredited Staging Professional Masters® and Members of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® we believe in our communities and strive to bring our best to all those we serve throughout the year. On this IAHSP® Community Worldwide Staging Community Service Week® we are honored to stop and show how much we care through this yearly event of giving and sharing.
The IAHSP® Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to serving those in need in our communities throughout the United States, Canada, and globally through the gift and magic of ASP® Home Staging. Our goal is to enrich the lives of those in need around us, whether they are individuals, organizations or institutions.
In the past we have helped many of those in need, including Ronald MacDonald Houses, Foster Care Support Foundations, The House of Ruth, The Margaret House for Women, The Children's Home Society and many more organizations and also for individual home owners in need.
Finally, let me share the motto of the IAHSP® Foundation: "Think Globally and Act Locally, Together We Can Accomplish Anything!" as we together we help fulfill the dreams of so many organizations and people all around the globe during our IAHSP® Community Worldwide Staging Community Service Week®.
How can you help? As you can see, our needs are varied depending on the scope of each project. If you are interested as an ASP® in helping us or being a National Business Affiliate/Sponsor to assist on a international, national, regional or local basis, please contact us at [email protected], we look forward to hearing from you and together we can accomplish our foundation's goals.
Finally, I would like to invite you to learn more about the IAHSP® Foundation and the IAHSP® Community Worldwide Staging Community Service Week® and how you can contribute in a number of ways. Please click here.
Barb Schwarz, ASPM, ASP, IAHSP
President and Founder, Stagedhomes.com, The ASP/ASPM Courses & ASP/ASPM Designations, The IAHSP International Association, and The IAHSP Foundation