Employees Are Making an Impact by Volunteering

Our employees are making an incredible impact in their communities through volunteering. Outside 1001 Hours of Impact, many have dedicated their time, energy, and passion to various causes close to their heart. Whether it was lending a helping hand at local shelters, participating in environmental clean-ups, or supporting community events, they have played an essential role in making a positive difference. This is just a sampling of what our employees have been doing this summer and beyond. 

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Tammy – Football Booster Club

Tammy Evans gives her time and talent as the Lake-Lehman High School Football Booster Club president. This comes after years of volunteering as the photographer, secretary, treasurer, president of Boys Lacrosse Boosters, and everything in between.  

“I got involved because I saw a need for improved communication, and rather than complain in the background, I decided to step up. I’ve developed some lasting friendships with other volunteers, and I enjoy the gratitude the athletes express to us when we provide them fun perks like pasta dinners, bowling parties, or meals on the bus. Making and capturing memories with these kids and their families is very fulfilling,” said Tammy Evans, Operations Manager.

Jason – Children’s TherAplay

Children’s TherAplay is a pediatric clinic near our Zionsville office that provides physical therapy on horseback to children with disabilities.   

“I began volunteering at Children’s TherAplay five years ago through group projects with the Kiwanis Club of Carmel.  For the past three years, I have volunteered every week as a Sidewalker where I walk on the opposite side of the horse from the therapist to stabilize the child during their therapy sessions.  Volunteering at TherAplay has been extremely rewarding.  My favorite part is seeing the gradual transformation in the children as they gain new skills through their therapy sessions.  I’ve also really enjoyed building relationships with the TherAplay staff that I work with each week," said Jason Rudd, Audit Director. 

Jillian - Stuyvesant Park Cleanup

The New York Advisory Services team completed a cleanup at Stuyvesant Park on August 9. All were excited to participate, not only to help their community but also happy to be a part of the 1001 Hours of Impact. Volunteers raked leaves, cleaned up dirt, weeded, collected trash, and more. Members included: Yoav Magen, Steven van der Voort, Cathy Meng, Jack Wyatt, Thomas Korrell, Jeff Karlsson, and Jillian Bowen. 

 "As New Yorkers, we cherish our little slices of nature and green spaces. Volunteering to clean up one of our parks was a great opportunity to come together as a group and give back to the city we love," said Jillian Bowen, Executive Assistant.  

Amber – Raleigh Food Bank

Amber and her husband volunteered at a local food bank in Raleigh, N.C.  

“Our church, Elevation, was also doing "Love Week" dedicated to service and volunteering within our communities, simultaneously with the 1001 Hours of Impact initiative, so it worked out perfectly. Our group sorted 7,875 pounds of potatoes, equivalent to 6,570 meals for those in need,” said Amber Pockette, Operations Consultant.

Livi – Indy Humane Society

When Livi moved to Indianapolis last year, she wanted to connect with the community and make a positive impact. Volunteering at the Indy Humane Society fulfilled her love for dogs and introduced her to a welcoming team of passionate volunteers.  

“The most heartwarming part is seeing these amazing dogs find their furever homes. It's a true joy to join their journey to happiness and love. It warms my heart to work for a company that values giving back to the community and recognizes the significance of supporting organizations like Indy Humane," said  Livi Ritter, Conference and Event Management Consultant. 

Rachael – Grace Care Center

Grace Care Center serves residents of Hamilton County with a fully stocked food pantry that offers everything from frozen foods to diapers.  

“I was introduced to Grace Care Center after my son’s fourth-grade class volunteered. I was impressed with the organization, its mission, and the fact children are welcome to work side by side with adults. Every Tuesday night, my whole family volunteers at Grace sorting through donations and our favorite: packing 'buddy bags.' Parents can take these bags for their children, which include two breakfasts, two lunches, and four snacks. Volunteering at Grace is an experience that is not only fulfilling but also educational and inspiring, especially for my two sons. It was an opportunity to instill the values of empathy, compassion, and the importance of giving back from a young age. I am fortunate to have never gone hungry or wondered if I could afford simple necessities such as toilet paper or diapers. I wanted my children to understand not everyone has that luxury and they can make a difference in the lives of others through small acts of kindness.” said Rachael Matthews, Vice President of Corporate Communications. 

Regina – Keith Family YMCA

Regina Neville, Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, is helping at the Keith Family YMCA in Charlotte, N.C. for the Greatest Cookout and backpack giveaway with school supplies. This giving-back event is hosted by Greater Church Charlotte on August 5. The group hopes to “send kids off to school right this year and help our community.” The goal is to fill 500 backpacks and celebrate with games, food, and fellowship. Regina is volunteering to make a difference in the lives of children in need. 

Thanks to all our employees who dedicated their time volunteering to make a difference in their communities.  

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