Awards People

JC&A Receives Silver Impact Award for Commitment to Community

Quincy, MA – J. Calnan & Associates (JC&A) has officially been awarded a 2015 Silver Impact Award from Building Impact for their commitment to volunteerism and making a meaningful difference within the community.

“Building Impact is proud to award J. Calnan & Associates with a Silver Impact Award for their commitment to strengthen the local community through volunteerism and giving. Their efforts have truly made a difference in the community, leaving a positive impact,” said Diana Brennan of Building Impact.

Building Impact makes it easy to help in the community by partnering with companies to implement a fully integrated volunteer program of options and opportunities with various ways to serve. They deliver high-quality volunteer, donation, and networking opportunities to help companies become more civically engaged. Through JC&A’s affiliation with Building Impact, they have helped generate over $1.06 million in volunteer time and product donations for over 250 nonprofit partners throughout 15 Massachusetts communities.

“The people of JC&A have a keen understanding of how much help we received from our community in our 20 years of business,” said Jay Calnan, chief executive officer of JC&A. “We have successfully grown from a start-up company to an industry leader and are extremely cognizant of how instrumental our community has been in helping us to realize our goals. Our community continues to inspire us every day to our very best, and we feel strongly that it is our obligation to return that support in every way we can.”

Philanthropy is woven into the fabric at JC&A. They have been recognized nine years in a row by the Boston Business Journal as a Top Corporate Philanthropist and named in the top 5 three of those years for average employee volunteer hours donated. Additionally, JC&A and Team IMPACT, a nonprofit housed in JC&A’s office, were recognized by the Boston Business Journal as Partners of the Year for their continued work to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening illnesses by matching them with college athletic teams.

JC&A has maintained its important work with Team IMPACT and is proud to report that they have matched over 800 children at more than 300 colleges and universities across 43 states. J. Calnan & Associates also continues to give time and financial resources to organizations like The United Way, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Children’s Hospital, The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, The International Rett Syndrome Foundation, Heading Home, On the Rise, The Jimmy Fund, as well as countless local charitable organizations.