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Read on to discover how we’re strengthening and giving back to our communities.

healthy interiors goals

Via Seating products meet the HH Healthy Interiors Goal for Seating (chairs, stools, sofas, benches, recliners, loungers, etc.) – Safer Chemicals Challenge, Version 2.0

What is the HH Healthy Interiors Goal? Hospitals participating in this goal ensure 30% of their annual cost of furnishing furniture purchases eliminate the use of:

  • formaldehyde
  • perfluorinated compounds
  • polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
  • antimicrobials
  • all flame retardants.

read our statement of HHI compliant products →

click to explore our community involvement by year

  • 2019

    Pollinator Garden

    Via Seating donated 2 Sierra tables and benches to the Walker River State Recreation Area for the pollinator garden project.

    Teacher’s Warehouse

    Via Seating has donated fabric and leather to the Education Alliance of Washoe County for their Teachers’ Warehouse. Teachers from the Washoe County School District may access the warehouse and use donated materials for school projects and to furnish classrooms.

    University of Nevada, Reno Capstone Project Sponsor

    Via Seating sponsored a capstone project for a team of senior mechanical engineering students from the University of Nevada, Reno for the 2018 Fall and 2019 Spring Semesters. The team was provided with a Swopper chair, supplies, and guidance that allowed the team to complete their project in time for Innovation Day, a day for all senior engineering students to showcase their projects.

    Via Seating Engineering Internship Program

    Established in 2013, Via Seating offers the students of the University of Nevada, Reno a paid engineering internship opportunity. Selected students are able see how classroom and textbook learning applies to a real world environment as well as gain experience in engineering practices.

  • 2018

    Pleasant Valley Elementary School

    8 Via Seating Swopper® chairs were donated to Pleasant Valley Elementary School for a Kindergarten and First Grade classroom in February 2018.

    Teacher’s Warehouse

    Via Seating has donated fabric and leather to the Education Alliance of Washoe County for their Teachers’ Warehouse. Teachers from the Washoe County School District may access the warehouse and use donated materials for school projects and to furnish classrooms.

    University of Nevada, Reno Capstone Project Sponsor

    Via Seating sponsored a capstone project for a team of senior mechanical engineering students from the University of Nevada, Reno for the 2018 Fall and 2019 Spring Semesters. The team was provided with a Swopper chair, supplies, and guidance that allowed the team to complete their project in time for Innovation Day, a day for all senior engineering students to showcase their projects.

    Via Seating Engineering Internship Program

    Established in 2013, Via Seating offers the students of the University of Nevada, Reno a paid engineering internship opportunity. Selected students are able see how classroom and textbook learning applies to a real world environment as well as gain experience in engineering practices.

  • 2017

    Tu Casa Latina

    Via Seating donated 3 chairs in April 2017 to a local nonprofit organization that helps immigrant women, men and children who are victims of crimes, domestic violence, abuse and trafficking in Northern Nevada.

    Spanish Springs High School Boys Golf Team

    In June 2017 Via Seating donated a Swopper® Classic to be raffled at the Spanish Springs High School’s fundraiser golf tournament. 

    Spanish Springs High School

    In addition, Via Seating contributed turkeys and food that helped create Thanksgiving food baskets, assisting 20 families for the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Via Seating Engineering Internship Program

    Established in 2013, Via Seating offers the students of the University of Nevada, Reno a paid engineering internship opportunity. Selected students are able see how classroom and textbook learning applies to a real world environment as well as gain experience in engineering practices.

  • 2016

    26th Annual Denny Askew Memorial Golf Tournament

    In August 2016 Via Seating donated 2 chairs for the AIA Northern Nevada Golf Tournament. AIA utilizes the proceeds from the tournament to support scholarship programs for local students attending architecture school and other educational programs.

    Tables for Tots

    Benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego, this event partners Architecture and Design firms by giving an unfinished child’s table and two chairs to design an “adventure” for children. They are then auctioned off at a yearly event in August and all monies raised are given directly to the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego. In August 2016 Via Seating sponsored RNT Architects in the creation of the “Tot Orbiter”. For more information see the links below: 

    http://www.tablesfortots.com/sponsors http://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=12b8c38625f56c95b0903cde8&id=5277fe98b5

    Bristlecone Family Resources

    Via Seating donated 83 chairs in December 2016 to Bristlecone Family Resources, a private non-profit agency that provides comprehensive addiction recovery treatment in addition to helping individuals and families understand and recover from the disease of addiction.

    Evelyn Mount Community Outreach

    24 Thanksgiving turkeys were donated in November 2016 by Via Seating to the Evelyn Mount Community Outreach food bank which provides food for needy families.

    Via Seating Engineering Internship Program

    Established in 2013, Via Seating offers the students of the University of Nevada, Reno a paid engineering internship opportunity. Selected students are able see how classroom and textbook learning applies to a real world environment as well as gain experience in engineering practices.

  • 2015

    Spanish Springs High School Soccer Team

    Participation in high school athletics fosters success in later life. In October 2015 Via Seating donated a Genie chair for the SSHS Soccer Team Silent Auction fundraiser benefiting youth sports here in our community.

    Lions Club Golf for Sight Charity Auction

    The Reno Host Lions Club supports numerous community philanthropic activities and programs in support of children and sight conservation through a number of fundraising activities. In June 2015 Via Seating provided a Swopper® Classic as a donation to the Lions Club Golf for Sight Charity Auction for their fundraiser golf tournament.

    Food Bank of Northern Nevada

    In November 2015, Via Seating donated 20 turkeys to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada for the Thanksgiving holiday. The FBNN provides emergency food services to families serving more than 103,000 people each month, half of whom are children and seniors.

    Via Seating Engineering Internship Program

    Established in 2013, Via Seating offers the students of the University of Nevada, Reno a paid engineering internship opportunity. Selected students are able see how classroom and textbook learning applies to a real world environment as well as gain experience in engineering practices.

  • 2014

    Via Seating Engineering Internship Program

    Established in 2013, Via Seating offers the students of the University of Nevada, Reno a paid engineering internship opportunity. Selected students are able see how classroom and textbook learning applies to a real world environment as well as gain experience in engineering practices.

  • 2013

    Via Seating Engineering Internship Program

    Established in 2013, Via Seating offers the students of the University of Nevada, Reno a paid engineering internship opportunity. Selected students are able see how classroom and textbook learning applies to a real world environment as well as gain experience in engineering practices.