McCall donates funds, debuts service


May 27, 2020

McCall Service CFO David Cooksey presents the donation to Alecia Givens, development manager of United Way of Northeast Florida. IMAGE: MCCALL SERVICE

McCall Service CFO David Cooksey presents the donation to Alecia Givens, development manager of United Way of Northeast Florida. IMAGE: KEITH DAVIDSON/MCCALL SERVICE

Jacksonville, Fla.-based McCall Service recently donated a total of $8,925 to United Way Northeast Florida to help out during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds were raised in part from an April promotion that provided a discount to customers for new annual services and a $25 to the agency. CFO David Cooksey reports that more than 350 new annual services in April made the donation a reality.

“It’s always been important to us to do what we can to support the community that has always supported us as a family-run business,” Cooksey said in a news release. “We saw the impact that this virus was having on so many people, and knew we needed to come together to help in some way.”

In related news, McCall Service has introduced ViPro Shield, a proactive disinfecting service for commercial businesses. Noting on the web page for the new service that its team is comprised of “cleaning and disinfecting experts,” the page goes on to say:

 We understand the importance of keeping environments clean and free of harmful pathogens and viruses. Our experiences consist of disinfecting hospitals and other facilities that have been at risk for exposure to various infectious diseases. We rely on our experience and scientific, common sense approach that is thorough and cost effective. We provide protective measures for our staff and take security and privacy into consideration to protect our customers and their facilities.

Where We Disinfect

High touch items are among the most pathogen heavy surfaces in your facility. Routine cleaning and disinfecting of these items, along with frequent hand washing, are critical to breaking the chain of infection and creating clean, safe, and healthy environments. Surfaces we disinfect include:

  • Chairs, Tables, and Desks
  • Doors and Doorknobs
  • Elevator Buttons and Doors
  • Keyboards, Mice, Phones, and Printers
  • Sink Faucets and Handles
  • Refrigerator Handles, Doors, and Microwaves
  • Vending Machines and Water Fountains
  • And Many More

Founded in 1928, McCall Services currently provides services to home and business owners from its seven service centers: Jacksonville, New Port Richey, Newberry, Ocala and Tallahassee, Fla.; and Albany and Richmond Hill, Ga. Services include general pest control, bed bug treatments, mosquito remediation, termite control, wildlife management, lawn care and fuel oil for residential, commercial and industrial properties.

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Heather Gooch

Heather Gooch is the editor-in-chief for PMP magazine. She can be reached at or 330-321-9754.

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