Led by our Community Action Team, nearly all of our employees give of their time, money and skills to support the good works of these and other wonderful organizations:
United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 40 countries and territories. They advance the common good by focusing on improving education, helping people achieve financial stability and promoting healthy lives.
Shining a Light
Shining a Light provides the women and children of Tanzania a chance to improve their standard of living by creating opportunities for employment, education and spiritual enrichment. Their Tanzanian artisans hand bead beautiful Maasai Sandals. In 2011, each pair of sandals sold gave the gift of life, hope and empowerment to women at risk and their children.
Hood to Coast
Hood to Coast is a 200-mile relay race in Oregon to raise money for the American Cancer Society. This year, nearly 1.5 million people will be diagnosed with cancer, and there's a good chance that some of them will be people we know and love. Every August, a team of Market Strategies employees run from Mount Hood to the Oregon coast, backed by the pledges of colleagues, friends and family.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is the nation's premier emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services, always with the aim of preventing and relieving suffering.
The Children's Center
The Children's Center is one of the largest, most diverse child and family service agencies in Michigan. It helps thousands of families each year by providing specialized therapeutic programs for at-risk children and youth.