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Community Spotlight

IntelliDyne offers employees a unique benefit—team members have the ability to take one day of paid time-off every year to volunteer with a charity organization. Whether they are volunteering as emergency responders, honoring our veterans, fostering and rehabilitating homeless animals, or hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of child trafficking, our employees make a difference.

At IntelliDyne, we are proud of our team members' commitment to serve—clients, each other and their communities. As a company, we share that commitment to service and stewardship. Learn more about our culture.

OCTOBER SPOTLIGHT

On October 26, 2014, IntelliDyne participated in the annual Marine Corp Marathon and 10k. IntelliDyne's iTHRIVE program sponsored an employee team that ran along side thousands of others, to raise funds for various local and national charities. Each year, the Marine Corps Marathon is an impactful event for advancing charity work, with last year’s proceeds of over $3.4 million donated to various charities.

JULY SPOTLIGHT

On July 30th, IntelliDyne volunteers gathered to restore the Fisher House at Ft. Detrick, in SIlver Spring, Maryland. Nine IntelliDyne employees and five of our partners from Borenstein Group provided landscaping and maintenance outside the home. This was the second year that IntelliDyne has volunteered with Fisher House to provide maintenance, landscaping and repair.

Fisher Houses are "comfort homes" built on the grounds of military and VA medical centers. These homes are located throughout the country to enable family members to be close to service members who are hospitalized. The Fisher House program serves over 17,000 families annualy. For more information about the Fisher House Foundation, visit www.fisherhouse.org.

To see pictures from the event, check out our Facebook and Twitter .

JUNE SPOTLIGHT

This month, IntelliDyne employees created over 400 paracord survival bracelets for Operation Gratitude to send to overseas troops. Operation Gratitude is non-profit, volunteer-based organization that annually sends over 150,000 care packagess to New Recruits, Veterans, First Responders, Wounded Warriors, Care GIvers and to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed overseas.

MAY SPOTLIGHT

After the wake of the VA scandal, IntelliDyne's CEO, Tony Crescenzo initiated a grassroots and social media campaign, centered around #365ActsofKindness4Vets. The campaign was created to encourage acts of kindness for veterans. Tony asked him employees and others to do a daily act of kindness for the veteran community - visit a VA hospital, plant flowers at a cemetary, or create care packages for those injured in the lined of duty. The goal is to provide care and acts of kindness to veterans and to collectively participate in 365 acts of kindness, one for each day of the year. Employees were then asked to report the voluntary good deed on social media to inspire others.

APRIL SPOTLIGHT

IntelliDyne employees donated more than 500 pairs of shoes to support Soles4Souls, a not-for-profit institution dedicated to fighting the devastating effects of poverty around the world. Over a thirty-day period, numerous IntelliDyne employees across all levels and departments within the organization donated shoes and thanks to their efforts, Soles4Souls will be able to assist more than 500 hundred adults and children by providing high quality, gently worn shoes. 

Inspired by IntelliDyne’s passionate plea, many service providers and partners such as HeliosHR, the Meltzer Group, Wells Fargo, Aon Hewitt, and Apex Staffing have added their contributions to help meet the goal. Thanks to these generous contributions, IntelliDyne quickly met and surpassed its goal of collecting 500 pairs. On Tuesday, April 29. 2014, IntelliDyne leaders delivered the donated shoes in person to Easton Bank and Trust. In conjunction with IntelliDyne and their partners, Easton Bank and Trust delivered over 2,500 pairs of shoes to Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) on Wednesday April 30.

Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit institution dedicated to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty. The organization advances its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities.

OCTOBER SPOTLIGHT

On October 26, 2013, IntelliDyne participated in the annualMarine Corps Marathonand 10k, helping to raise funds for various local and national charities. IntelliDyne’s iTHRIVE team ran alongside thousands of others, beginning at the National Mall, across the Potomac River and into Crystal City to support their charity of choice. Each year, the Marine Corps Marathon is an impactful event for advancing charity work, with last year’s proceeds of over $3.4 million donated to various charities.

On October 18, 2013, IntelliDyne supported the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness by participating in thePut the Zip on Homelessness Jeans Day. Jeans Day Fairfax is an awareness campaign and fundraiser for ending homelessness in the Fairfax-Falls Church community and is sponsored by the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, Connection Newspapers, Apple Federal Credit Union, the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness, and inpartnership with Fairfax-Falls Church businesses and individuals.

Since 2011, Jeans Day has involved over 200 organizations representing more than 10,000 employees. IntelliDyne team members showed their support for the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership by wearing blue jeans and making financial contributions to made donations in support the cause. Donations will help the nearly 3,000 children, women and men who are affected by homelessness in our community.

SEPTEMBER SPOTLIGHT

From September 2013 through February 2014, IntelliDyne’s corporate office will be participating in Football Jersey Fridays. Team members can wear their team’s football jersey with jeans each Friday as they root for their favorite NFL team leading to Super Bowl Sunday. Participating team members are asked to make a nominal donation of $1.00 per regular season game to support theFisher House Foundation.

Fisher House Foundation is best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers nationwide and in Europe. Fisher Houses are beautiful homes, donated to the military and Department of Veterans Affairs. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful time - during the hospitalization for a combat injury, illness or disease.

On September 14, 2013, IntelliDyne’s iTHRIVE team participated in theDulles Day 5K On the Runwayat Dulles Airport to support theSpecial Olympics. Proceeds from IntelliDyne’s efforts and the over 2,000 other participants in the event will benefit the Special Olympics Virginia, theCommittee for Dulles Community, theCommittee for Dulles Community Outreachand theWashington Airports Task Force

Learn more about this event and other community efforts byfollowing IntelliDyne’s Facebook page.

AUGUST SPOTLIGHT

On August 2, 2013, the IntelliDyne team spent their volunteer day updating the landscaping at a Fisher House property to support the local military and veteran community in the area. From owner and CEO, to human resources and technical experts, the team worked tirelessly mowing lawns, constructing brick walkways and gardening to help fix up a house meant to be a “home away from home” for military families to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease or injury.

Fisher House Foundation is best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers nationwide and in Europe. Fisher Houses are beautiful homes, donated to the military and Department of Veterans Affairs. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful time - during the hospitalization for a combat injury, illness or disease.

MAY SPOTLIGHT

On May 27, 2013, IntelliDyne’s team iTHRIVE participated in theRinging in Hope5k in Ashburn, V.A. Race proceeds are donated to various charities within the community supporting our military service men, women and families, including theFisher House Foundation,Operation Gratitude, and theWounded Warrior Project.

The Ringing In Hop Walk, Run & Fun™ unites a coalition of local, non-profit organizations that have united to share their collective resources, experience, and dedication toward a common goal of providing service to the local community.

JUNE Spotlight

IntelliDyne Employee Climbs to Great Heights to fight Human Trafficking

Ryan C. Melcher, a Lead Multimedia Architect at IntelliDyne will be honoring his late father, David H. Melcher, by making an attempt at ascending North America’s highest peak this summer. Ryan plans to climb Mt. McKinley in Alaska, otherwise known as Denali, in June of this year during the Denali Freedom Climb 2013 which will benefit the Polaris Project , an organization at the forefront of fighting human trafficking. Denali’s 20, 320 foot summit will take Ryan up to three weeks to conquer. Experience his journey, step-by-step on our Facebookpage, as IntelliDyne continues to sponsor his courageous effort to help end the modern-day slavery that results from human trafficking.

NOVEMBER – DECEMBER SPOTLIGHT

From November to December 31st, IntelliDyne is partnering with Helios HR in collecting new and gently used winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves for those in need. All items will be delivered to the Hunter Mill Coat Closet and those suffering from Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey. If you would like to donate a coat please drop off in the collection bin at the IntelliDyne corporate office. Tax receipts provided upon request. For more information, please contact hrhelpline@intellidyne-llc.com.

September - October Spotlight

From September 1st to October 19th IntelliDyne is collecting gently used professional clothing to donate to local charities in support of veterans and disadvantaged men and women. Items for collection include suits, pants, shirts, jackets, ties, sweaters, skirts, blouses, jewelry, shoes, belts, and winter coats. The donated clothes will be provided to several charitable organizations such as The American Legion and Dress for Success to help veterans and disadvantaged men and women transition back into the workforce. For more information, visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/intellidynellc or to schedule a drop-off please contact hrhelpline@intellidyne-llc.com.

February - April Spotlight

IntelliDyne collected 265 cell phones for Cell Phones for Soldiers , a non-profit that is dedicated to providing deployed and returning troops cost-free methods to communicate with family while serving in the U.S. military. From the recycling of used mobile phones and cash donations, Cell Phones for Soldiers has raised more than $7 million, collected more than 8.3 million cell phones and provided troops overseas with more than 114 million minutes of free talk time. IntelliDyne will continue to be an official cell phone drop off location and is encouraging employees, friends, clients, partners, and vendors to help troops call home by donating gently-used cellular phones. If you would like to donate a phone, please drop it off at IntelliDyne headquarters or email of hrhelpline@intellidyne-llc.com for more information.

February Spotlight

On February 19th, IntelliDyne,in collaboration with Microsoft and AFCEA Bethesda,is sponsoring a reception at the V-BAR in the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas to benefit the Children's Inn at NIH. The event will take place the night before the HIMSS 2012 conference opens. Are you attending the conference? Join us at this exciting event! View the invitation for details and a link to registration.

About The Children's Inn: The Children's Inn is a private, nonprofit, family-centered residence on the campus of The National Institutes for Health. The Inn offers a supportive "place like home" for children and their families participating in groundbreaking medical therapies at the NIH, the world's premier biomedical research center. For many, it is their last, best hope. Families stay at the Inn free of charge no matter how long the visit.

January Spotlight

During the 2011 holiday season, IntelliDyne coordinated a drive to “Adopt a Platoon," bringing some of the comforts of home to a deployed US military platoon. IntelliDyne provided care packages to 35 soldiers currently deployed overseas. Employees donated a variety of toiletries, cards, letters, games and snacks for the care packages. Volunteers held a "packing party" and worked together as a team to prepare 35 boxes filled with donated items from the platoon's wish list. The drive was such a success that IntelliDyne has decided to make it a semi-annual occurence.