Rockwell Automation today announced a $40,000 donation to the United Way’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.
“Our team members, business partners, communities and customers in India are deeply impacted by this wave of infections. Our hearts go out to all of them and their families during these dire times,” said Patricia Contreras, vice president, Public Affairs.
Fifty Rockwell Automation employees from the company’s Milwaukee and Mequon campuses volunteered to assemble more than 500 laundry and linen kits this week. The kits will be distributed to individuals experiencing homelessness and those moving to more permanent housing as part of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County’s Safe and Stable Homes initiative.
Communities are still reeling from the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a difficult economic environment and social justice. But Truist teammates set out to be a beacon of hope, supporting nonprofits as they faced increased demands on the critical services they provide and each other.
“I’m so proud of how our teammates answered the call to help others in need during our Fall Season of Giving,” said Tori Kaplan, head of corporate social responsibility at Truist.
United Way Worldwide Senior Director of Volunteer & Employee Engagement Mei Cobb joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a new episode of Pro Bono Perspectives. Mei eveals how her organization is pivoting amidst COVID-19’s significant disruptions to volunteering and the first responder organizations that provide vital services relating to hunger, housing, domestic violence, and more.
At the close of 2020, Rockwell Automation was proud to contribute more than $3 million to United Way agencies serving the greater Cleveland area in Ohio and Milwaukee and Waukesha counties in southeast Wisconsin.
Written by Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility intern
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The United Way of Southeastern Idaho held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony at their new office at 101 N. Main St. on Thursday, October 1. While United Way had moved to the location prior to the pandemic, they used this as an opportunity to announce their 2020 campaign: RiseUP for Southeastern Idaho.
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