Helping here at home in Texas! Way to go GM!
GM employees volunteering within U.S. communities from September 8-12
- Volunteers from GM’s IT Innovation Center in Austin will make and serve lunch to the homeless atCaritas of Austin Soup Kitchen.
“This week truly underscores GM’s commitment to service, but it’s essentially a snapshot of the causes and projects our volunteers are involved with all year long,” said Sabin Blake, global marketing manager for Cadillac, and head of the teamGM Cares program. “We’ve witnessed firsthand how this program not only impacts our neighbors.”
Throughout the year, thousands of teamGM Cares Volunteers participate in numerous projects and dedicate their time and resources to many organizations across the country. GM employees are active in mentoring youth, conducting food drives, revitalizing neighborhoods through clean-up efforts and home-building projects, assisting with disaster relief efforts, among other efforts.
Through the company’s “Dollars for Doers” program, the GM Foundation provides a $200 grant per year to eligible nonprofits each time an employee or employee team contributes 50 hours of service to the organization.
To learn more about the teamGM Cares Volunteers, visit www.teamgmcares.com. For more information on the charitable work of the GM Foundation, visit www.gm.com/gmfoundation.
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About the GM Foundation
Since its inception in 1976, the GM Foundation has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to American charities, educational organizations and to disaster relief efforts worldwide. The GM Foundation focuses on supporting Education, Health and Human Services, the Environment and Community Development initiatives, mainly in the communities where GM operates. Funding of the GM Foundation comes solely from GM. The last contribution to the GM Foundation was made in 2001. For more information, visitwww.gm.com/gmfoundation.
Source GM Medai