by Mel Dittrich Martin
Over the years, many companies have carried the torch for community enlightenment though volunteerism and fund raising efforts with a basic understanding that true fulfillment comes in the form of service to others. Paul Newman summed it up elegantly when he said “I respect generosity in people, and I respect it in companies too. I don’t look at it as philanthropy; I see it as an investment in the community.”
My company has such a corporate culture. The same passion brought to every professional project we undertake is also equally present when we unite to help the community. I have been blessed in a career in broadcasting and AV for more than two decades and have seen all forms of generosity, but what my peers at Advanced project on a consistent basis makes me grateful to be part of a group that demonstrates such benevolence. Both divisions: Systems Integrations and Staging support the other with a shameless display of solidarity.
2011 was a year no different from any other altruistic year for the Advanced team.
Safe Harbor of West Chester was the beneficiary of hundreds of lunches made and delivered on a monthly basis on top of cash donations.
Employees who had vegetable & herb gardens would bring in bushels of produce and donate them to the Chester County Food Bank.
United Way of West Chester has been the recipient of large in-kind donations as well as an $800 cash donation creatively accomplished by hosting our own “Wing Bowl” .
As you may sense, Systems Integrators definitely enjoy food and creatively share that within the community. One of our account managers won […]