IntelliDyne Employees Step Up and Donate More Than 500 Pairs of Shoes to Support Soles4Souls Charitable Campaign
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 5:42 PM
Falls Church, VA – April 29, 2014 – IntelliDyne, a leading Enterprise Infrastructure Management Consulting firm, announced today that its employees have 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. Thanks to the efforts of the IntelliDyne team, Soles4Souls will be able to assist more than 500 hundred adults and children by providing high quality, gently worn shoes.
“Our employees are passionate not only about their role at IntelliDyne, but their role within the community as well,” stated Shirl Jenkins, IntelliDyne’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources. “Just like employees utilize their distinct talents in the workplace, IntelliDyne empowers its employees with a range of volunteer opportunities that support organizations unique to their passions.”
Over a thirty-day period, numerous IntelliDyne employees across all levels and departments within the organization donated shoes to support the Soles4Souls project. 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 will deliver over 2,500 pairs of shoes to Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) on Wednesday April 30.
IntelliDyne frequently donates time and resources to supporting charitable causes, and promotes an internal culture that provides employees many opportunities to make a positive impact on their community, country and world. Recent charitable initiatives include raising more than $2000 for the Fisher House Foundation, collecting more than 250 cell phones to support Cell Phones for Soldiers, and collecting more than 500 articles of clothing for donation to Dress for Success.
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. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator.
IntelliDyne, LLC, is a consulting firm that enables better business performance through innovative technology solutions. We manage public sector programs that deliver higher operational efficiency and measurable value to clients. We advise, develop, and execute effective solutions in Information Assurance/Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Application Development and Mobile Computing, Analytics, Business Process Management, Data Center Consolidation, Enterprise Collaboration and Enterprise Infrastructure Management. Learn more at www.intellidyne-llc.com.