“We should give extra as a way to get extra. It’s the beneficiant giving of ourselves that produces the beneficiant harvest.” ―Orison Swett Marden
’Tis the season! APM’s annual worker Giving Problem is underway. From November 30 to December 21, APM departments and branches interact in a pleasant battle for the highest spot in generosity. Factors are awarded for acts of giving, together with donating to a meals financial institution or toy drive, taking part in an area charity run, sharing footage and video of enjoyable vacation traditions, or enrolling in our nonprofit entity, APMCares. It’s a enjoyable technique to kick off the vacation season and encourage workers to get energetic and do good in our native communities.
This 12 months, APM Management, led by Chairman Kurt Reisig, has as soon as once more dedicated to matching worker contributions referring to meals, shelter, and clothes, as much as $100,000. Final 12 months, in an amazing present of assist throughout a time when the necessity was important, APM raised greater than $404,000 for meals banks throughout the US. This resulted in over one million meals for folks in want.
Simply over per week into the Giving Problem, greater than 37,800 factors have already been awarded to APM departments and groups. Right here’s how these factors tally as much as real-world impression:
- 43 toys donated to native toy drives
- 368 clothes gadgets donated to native shelters, group facilities, and many others.
- $3,000+ donated to charities
- 63 donations to meals banks
On the finish of the problem, workers collect for a year-end celebration, and APM Management reveals the whole giving quantity. It’s a technique to come collectively as an APM Household to interrupt bread and share gratitude.
At APM, the spirit of generosity is constructed into our tradition. Creating Experiences That Matter is greater than a slogan on the wall; it’s how we conduct enterprise. As one other 12 months involves an in depth—one which has been tough for thus many—we’re grateful for the flexibility to present again to our native communities.
APMCares, APM’s nonprofit arm, was based to advance the corporate’s social accountability initiative by offering the means for our workers to serve our communities by means of monetary and time donations. APMCares’ mission is to serve the wants of people, households, and communities the place we reside and work. 12 months up to now, APM workers have donated greater than $800,900 to group organizations and helped over 42,670 people and households throughout APM’s footprint by means of APMCares. To study extra about APMCares, click on right here.