Who: Assurance employees spent a paid day off lending a hand to a good cause, Almost Home Kids. Almost Home Kids provides transitional care in a home-like setting to children with complicated health needs, training for their families and respite care.
What: Assurance staff spent the day fulfilling Almost Home Kids’ wish list by:
- Painting the two largest bedrooms
- Weeding several gardens
After the volunteer event, Lisa Snow, Community Outreach Coordinator at Almost Home Kids, had a thoughtful thank you to the group stating:
“Completely painting the two biggest bedrooms in the house was such a huge help! We’re also so grateful to the crew who worked in our gardens at a pace that was unbelievable! We rely on wonderful, caring groups like Assurance to help us carry on our mission, and we’re very thankful for all that they did!”
When: Thursday, July 13, 2017
Where: Almost Home Kids | Naperville, IL
Why: The volunteer opportunity is one of 18 similar events scheduled for 2017 where Assurance employees donate their time to deserving nonprofit organizations. All volunteer days are organized by the company’s employee-driven charitable foundation, Assurance Caring Together (ACT). Assurance employees have donated over 20,000 labor hours in the last 12 years through ACT.