At Benepath, we value the community where we live and work, and are committed to not only helping our clients, but to giving back to those in need. We pride ourselves on our involvement in charitable initiatives that work to support our community, since we believe that being part of the community means more than just being present. That’s why we strive to make a positive impact in some way every year. And our philanthropic efforts aimed towards making a positive impact bring us joy, and we hope they bring joy to others in the community as well. Moving forward, we want to get involved with more charitable and community events to keep spreading the love! If you work with, or have a charity, that you’d like for us to be involved with, please let us know.
CAADC Adopt a Family
Our latest community initiative involves partnering with Community Action Agency of Delaware County. CAADC helps over 1,000 children annually from emergency shelters, transitional/rapid re-housing programs and from economically disadvantaged families with gifts during the holidays. This effort is a wonderful opportunity for us to make a positive impact in our community by bringing joy to 4 children this holiday season.
Kids Against Hunger
Another recent event we organized was a food drive for Kids Against Hunger, an initiative that aimed to provide meals and food items to children in need all over the United States. We were given a list of items, and our team ended up donations several boxed of food to those in need.
Rags 2 Riches Animal Shelter
Being a team of animal lovers, it was clear to us that supporting a local animal rescue was essential. We discovered Rags 2 Riches, a Chester County-based rescue organization, and started a donation drive. Our collection ranged from everything from cleaning supplies and blankets to toys and treats. The commitment of Rags 2 Riches to rescuing animals in distress, providing them veterinary care, training, grooming, and new homes resonated strongly with us.
Green Drop Charitable Donations
In celebration of National Secondhand Wardrobe Day, Benepath teamed up with the Purple Heart organization through Green Drop Charitable Donations, demonstrating our commitment to sustainability and supporting veterans. This collaboration highlights the importance of recycling and reusing clothing, while also aiding those who have served our country.
Rock the Block
In addition to donation drives, Benepath has also attended in-person community events. For example, last fall, we took part in "Rock the Block," a Habitat for Humanity event. With numerous community service activities available, we chose to assist in repainting classrooms at the Norristown Islamic Society. This experience was incredibly fulfilling and served as an excellent team-building exercise. We were delighted to contribute to refreshing the building, creating a vibrant and inviting learning environment for the children.
World Down Syndrome Day
We also try to support our community in smaller, everyday ways by initiating office events such as our Crazy Sock Day for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st. This day is symbolic because people with Down Syndrome have 3 copies of their 21st chromosome! Events like this give our employees the opportunity to have some fun, while raising money for a good cause.
Unite For Her
Another example of a small, in-person event that we did was in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year we wore pink every Wednesday throughout October and successfully raised a total of $500 for Unite For Her. This local organization is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of individuals diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers.