Aramark employees bring health and wellness education and awareness programs to Casa Central as part of Aramark Building Community Day
CHICAGO, September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As part of Aramark’s ongoing commitment to health and wellness, more than 100 Aramark associates are uniting today at Chicago’s Casa Central to inspire families to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices.
As corporate social responsibility (CSR) gains popularity, it’s no surprise that over 60% of companies in the United States have created programs addressing social, environmental and economic challenges in their communities. Recently, philanthropic involvement has evolved beyond just monetary contribution, and now often includes employee engagement.
We take great pride in the local footprint we have created in the communities in which we operate. Sappi’s history within North America dates back to the 1850s, and it’s no surprise our civic involvement has also been active from the very beginning. Strong collaboration between Sappi and local institutions, organizations and partners reflects Sappi’s commitment to support the community. In turn, the community is able to fulfill more needs in areas such as research and education, creating a positive cycle of mutual benefits.
How One NetSuite Employee Gives Back to His Local Community
Rick Gutlon, a Professional Services Consultant with NetSuite, says it was a boyhood dream that inspired him to get his pilot’s license in 2006. Yet, as exhilarating as it was to be in the cockpit, Gutlon said once the novelty wore off he needed to find a mission or reason for flying.
At Amgen San Francisco, staff have formed a “tight knit circle.” This group of dedicated and talented volunteers is making hats and scarfs for Caps for Kids, an organization that provides hats for children facing life-threatening illnesses. Whether working at home or in their knitting circles, the team is making a big difference in the lives of children.
Part of the fun for the Amgen knitters is receiving notes from the children such as these:
“Thank you for the marvelest hat.”
“I was just going to freeze, but you gave us these comfy hats.”
Our supporter of the month initiative is an opportunity to thank the special people who have shown incredible commitment to LIVESTRONG. It also serves as a chance to introduce LIVESTRONG staff, interns, clients and community to the powerful stories behind some of our biggest supporters.