西雅图(10月. 22, 2021) – After a COVID-19-induced hiatus last year, im体育 once again hosted its annual All H和s Day. More than 175 volunteers across six cities 和 five states participated in the day of service aimed at helping the communities im体育 calls home.
Organized by the company’s employee-led 社区给 Committee, All H和s Day began in 2018 as a company-wide effort to support causes near 和 dear to im体育 employees. Since its inception, im体育 employees have volunteered more than 3,600 hours through the program. 今年, employees identified 和 volunteered with nonprofit organizations in Seattle, 塔科马, 纳什维尔, 丹佛, 盐湖城和波特兰. Further supporting these causes, im体育 donated $1,500 to each organization.
“All H和s Day couldn’t have been more important than it was this year,” said 考特尼班•乔林科尔, CFO of im体育 和 longtime advocate for the company’s community giving vision. “After the unimaginable challenges our communities have faced over the past 18 months, there’s a growing need among our cherished nonprofit partners 和 a growing desire to make a positive impact from our passionate employee base. I’m inspired by what we were able to accomplish across our markets in just one day. 同样鼓舞了im体育的团队, this was an incredible opportunity to reconnect 和 be reminded of our values 和 culture after so much time spent apart.”
im体育 employees from Seattle served eight different nonprofits, engaging in a variety of activities from mucking horse stalls at Little Bit治疗骑行中心 负责采购和包装物料 玛丽的地方, a shelter 和 services provider for women, children 和 families experiencing homelessness. Some even exercised their green thumbs by performing various gardening tasks at 农夫青蛙和牛轭农场, both of which provide agricultural 教育 和 nutrition services to the Seattle area.
Others got to work prepping 和 packaging 700 meals at Lifelong, an organization that st和s up for communities facing illness 和 injustice. 整合的集体时间, presence 和 energy at Lifelong resulted in a total of 35 volunteer hours 和 675 clients served.
“每个人都应该有机会过最健康的生活, 但这一愿景对太多人来说是遥不可及的. 近40年来, Lifelong has fought for marginalized communities with relentless compassion—because no one should have to battle stigma, 判断, 或者仅仅是疾病的毁灭性影响,杰里米·奥布说, 终身im体育的企业参与专家. “We are so grateful to im体育平台属性 for partnering with Lifelong for their All H和s Day in Seattle 和 their commitment to our mission of providing health equity for all.”
在塔科马港市, volunteers assembled packets for the Children’s Museum of 塔科马 和 Mary Bridge Brigade, a local organization that offers families access to thoughtful, 游戏为主的活动. Children are in greater need of this kind of service than ever, having gone through two trying school years in which engagement was difficult 和 connection was basically nonexistent.
Our 丹佛 和 Boulder teams worked together sorting 和 stocking medical supplies 和 completing small facility projects for 项目C.U.R.E., which distributes donated medical equipment 和 supplies to resource-limited communities around the world. 项目C.U.R.E. is a 丹佛-based organization with seven locations across the U.S. 服务于135个国家. The organization pivoted in 2020 to support the need for personal protective equipment following the COVID-19 outbreak.
在纳什维尔，im体育的员工花了一天的时间在 人类家园重建该im体育以折扣价出售二手物品. The team organized 和 stocked shelves 和 helped customers locate 和 purchase their items. In a time when many people are dealing with job loss or struggling to make ends meet, the ability to access more affordable household furnishings 和 other necessities has never been more important.
The Salt Lake City im体育 team spent All H和s Day volunteering with the 犹他州食物银行, sorting food donations for distribution to people dealing with hunger in the Salt Lake City area. 就像全国大多数食品银行一样, the 犹他州食物银行 scaled up its efforts in 2020 to meet the challenge posed by COVID-19. The COVID-19 response included an expansion of the mobile pantry program, kids’ café meal distributions 和 a significant increase in food distribution through partner agencies statewide.
在波特兰, im体育 employees worked with two different local nonprofits to address community needs around food, 教育, 服装和老年人护理. 志愿服务与 邻居的房子 和 阳光部门, 波特兰队准备了食品盒, organized a food pantry 和 completed gardening tasks in support of both of these nonprofits 和 their missions.
在每个市场, im体育 employees showed up to make a difference in others’ lives 和 the company remains committed to creating a positive impact in the communities it serves.