South Burlington, VT – ReArch Company recently announced the 2022 Employee Driven Philanthropy Recipients. This year’s donations totaled $32,000.
With a mission to “Improve Lives Through the Built Environment,” ReArch is committed to donating a substantial percentage of its profit every year to local charities and nonprofit organizations.
In 2019, ReArch implemented an employee-driven donation program that allows employees to submit donation requests for fundamental causes important to them and their individual communities. This year, 14 submissions were received with monetary requests totaling $32,000, and ReArch supported all 14 causes.
Below is the list of employees who participated, along with their chosen cause:
- Jordan Royer – NEK Tri-Force; supports ongoing expenses for a girls’ softball team in the Northeast Kingdom due to their local league ending.
- J.T. Imming – Humane Society of Chittenden County; provides for the health and well-being of companion animals that need a loving home and promotes the animal-human bond through outreach, humane education, and therapeutic programming.
- Mary Ann Wood – Green Mountain Club, a nonprofit organization that is committed to maintaining the Long Trail.
- Holly LeClair – Mahana Magic Foundation; funds help support children affected by a parent’s or provider’s illness.
- Holly LeClair – Sail Beyond Cancer, which offers free 3-hour sailing excursions for families and/or friends to help and honor those who are challenged by cancer through harnessing the healing powers of wind, water, and sail.
- John Wells – The Vermont Children’s Hospital; helps with ongoing operations.
- John Wells– Classic Mike Loyer Foundation; supports families who have lost loved ones in a construction accident, and other community needs.
- Michael Biama – The University of Vermont Cancer Center; funds support the center’s long-term goal to have its own facility dedicated to research and patient care.
Ted Assur – Mercy Corps, a humanitarian NGO that works worldwide to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities.
- Calvin Russell – East Randolph Baptist Church; contribution goes toward playground upgrades.
- Trevor Marcy – Alzheimer’s Association; helps with operational costs, supporting the caregivers and patients.
- Erik Heikel – Magicians without Borders (MWB), which entertains and educates refugees all over the world and helps to bring normalcy to their lives.
- Kim Brown– Vermont Family Network (VFN), which supports Vermont families of children with special needs or who are struggling in school and offers medical grants for families struggling financially to meet unexpected medical needs.
- Danylo Whalen– UNICEF; supports humanitarian Effort in Ukraine.