Thursday, March 23, 2023

12 Memorable Moments of Giving Again at Commonwealth

As Commonwealth dwelling workplace employees and advisors depend down the times to a brand new yr, we’re pausing to replicate on our giving again efforts in 2019. Past exceeding enterprise milestones and welcoming new faces into our fold this yr, Commonwealth’s dedication to philanthropy is one thing we’re particularly pleased with. Serving the communities the place we stay, work, and go to isn’t just a part of our core values, it’s a mirrored image of Commonwealth’s spirit of indispensable service, too.

In honor of the season of giving, we’ve rounded up 12 memorable moments from this previous yr of giving again

1) Chemo Caps for Children. Commonwealth’s Waltham dwelling workplace acquired a particular go to from a nurse at Boston Youngsters’s Hospital for World Most cancers Day in February. She got here to gather 100 hats knitted by Commonwealth employees and buddies as a part of our Chemo Caps for Children program. This homegrown initiative was began in 2009 to assist youngsters address hair loss brought on by most cancers therapies. With on-site knitting and crocheting workshops and involvement far past our dwelling workplace, we’ve donated 1000’s of caps thus far.

2) The HOPE Middle. Whitesell Monetary Group, LLP, of Speedy Metropolis, South Dakota, held its first annual chili cook-off fundraiser to profit the HOPE Middle, a neighborhood nonprofit that gives a drop-in day heart to these residing in poverty and with out houses. The February fundraiser raised much-needed donations for the middle, supporting its mission of offering essential providers like laundry and storage amenities, in addition to advocacy and mentoring applications.

3) The Nashville Meals Mission. Commonwealth’s Enterprise Expertise convention in Nashville, Tennessee, gave attendees a chance to lend a serving to hand to the Nashville Meals Mission. Advisors and employees participated in getting ready balanced meals and snacks for native households in want, rolling up their sleeves to cut, slice, and prepare dinner donated meals. And we didn’t cease there! Along with getting ready meals, volunteers helped construct planting house within the Nashville Meals Mission’s new neighborhood backyard plot.

4) Suppose Pink. Homegrown initiatives like a paint night time and a household photograph day helped us elevate cash for the Ellie Fund and the Gloria Gemma Breast Most cancers Useful resource Basis throughout Breast Most cancers Consciousness Month.

5) Nickel from Nicole. International Wealth Advisors of Dallas, Texas, held its second-annual volunteer occasion in service of Nickel from Nicole, a nonprofit began in reminiscence of a neighborhood teen who misplaced her life in a automotive accident. The group’s mission is to advertise protected driving to teenagers and their mother and father. Volunteers put collectively “nickel playing cards” that encourage younger drivers to tape a nickel to their automotive’s dashboard as a reminder to drive safely.

6) San Diego Seaside Cleanup. Over on the West Coast, Commonwealth’s San Diego workplace took Commonwealth Cares’ Significant Might to the seashore for a day of giving again with San Diego employees, household, and buddies. Our volunteers teamed up with Surfrider Basis San Diego, a grassroots nonprofit dedicated to the safety and delight of ocean and seashore ecosystems, and San Diego Coastkeeper to wash up one among California’s iconic surf and solar spots, Ocean Seaside.

7) Relay for Life. Midwest Monetary Group as soon as once more sponsored the Lafayette County Relay for Life group, which raised greater than $40,000 for one of many American Most cancers Society’s marquee fundraising occasions.

8) House Base. Half health problem, half pledge drive, members of Commonwealth’s Compliance group held a push-up competitors to lift funds for House Base, a joint program from the Pink Sox Basis and Massachusetts Basic Hospital. With $0.10 pledges for each push-up, a pair of our Compliance staff pressed on in assist of the group devoted to therapeutic the invisible wounds of battle for veterans and their households. As well as, 13 of our Commonwealth teammates—together with buddies from our sister agency Advisor360°—proudly participated within the annual Run to House Base.

9) Acutely aware Alliance. Commonwealth’s Nationwide Convention in October introduced collectively advisors, visitors, dwelling workplace employees, and valued companions for camaraderie, studying, and giving again. At this yr’s occasion held in Aurora, Colorado, volunteers packaged greater than 10,000 nutritious dried soup meals for Acutely aware Alliance. This motion of artists, musicians, meals makers, and music lovers has a mission rooted in placing meals instantly within the fingers of kids and households in Colorado and all through the U.S.

10) Padres Pedal the Trigger. Impressed by a employees member whose baby is at the moment battling most cancers, our teammates from each coasts put their cardio prowess to the check with Padres Pedal the Trigger, an occasion held in San Diego’s Petco Park. Eight volunteers took half, together with Joni Youngwirth, managing principal, follow administration. The San Diego group ran and biked, elevating their coronary heart charges and 1000’s of {dollars} for the trigger! The proceeds from this occasion will fund life-saving most cancers analysis initiatives regionally.

11) Undertake-A-Household. For greater than 20 years, Commonwealth has teamed up with the Waltham Boys & Women Membership to assist brighten the vacation season for native households. This yr, we additionally “adopted” two households from REACH, a neighborhood group that assists households struggling financially as they cope with the consequences of home violence.

12) The Walker Faculty. Commonwealth’s Advertising and marketing group flexed its inventive muscular tissues to spark some vacation magic by adorning and stuffing 70 Christmas stockings and reward baggage for kids and youths staying on the Walker Faculty over the vacations. The Walker Faculty is a nonprofit behavioral well being group positioned in Needham, Massachusetts, that provides a spot of security and stability for kids in disaster.

Preserving the Good Going

The very best half? This year-end wrap-up contains solely a fraction of all the nice deeds completed, cash raised, and hearts warmed by our neighborhood’s dedication to giving again. Sustain with our advisors, dwelling workplace employees, and buddies as we attempt to do much more in 2020 by following our charitable group, Commonwealth Cares, on Twitter at @CommCaresOrg.

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