Boston – Turner Construction Company supported 12 local nonprofit organizations as part of the company’s annual Founder’s Day celebrations in May.
The day of community service was in celebration of the company’s 119th anniversary. Locally, events and donation drives focused on addressing food insecurity.
As part of their volunteer efforts, Turner employees participated in a variety of activities and donation efforts in support of local nonprofit organizations including Cambridge First Church’s Friday Cafe, Pine Street Inn, Father Bill’s & Mainspring, Reach Out and Read, Listen Community Services, Bread of Life, Women’s Lunch Place, Wayside Food Programs, Casa Myrna, Natick Food Pantry, the Greater Boston Food Bank, and Rosie’s Place. In the end, employees donated 2,128 food items and 594 other items (household products, clothing, books, among others) for a total of 2,722 donated items, in addition to raising $1,500 for Bread of Life.
“Giving back to our local communities has always been a part of our culture here at Turner, said Alison Stanton, senior director of community & citizenship. “This year, more than ever, we know how much these local organizations need donations and support to continue serving some of our most vulnerable populations. These programs are all doing incredible work and our team is proud to help however we can.”
Turner employees around the world actively engage in a wide variety of community partnerships throughout the year, sponsoring and participating in programs focused on youth and education, health and welfare, and improving the viability of local businesses.