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CentricsIT Volunteers with the Ronald McDonald House

ATLANTA, June 11, 2019— CentricsIT recently volunteered with Ronald McDonald House Charities. The organization that serves families with ill and injured children receiving medical care by providing them with a place to stay and a network of support to help them through their times of need. Members of the CentricsIT family baked and delivered cookies for those currently receiving housing and support from the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House. CentricsIT also collected donations. “At CentricsIT we thoroughly enjoy reaching out to the community and aiming to make a difference,” said Global Logistics Manager Emily Santa Maria. “The Ronald McDonald House is such a great organization and we look forward to volunteering with them again in the future.” CentricsIT volunteers sought to show their support for families staying at the Ronald McDonald [...]

CentricsIT Participates in the Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

ATLANTA, May 18, 2019 – CentricsIT teamed up with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in May by participating in the Foundation’s largest national fundraising event, the Great Strides Walk. For more than 30 years, the Great Strides walk for cystic fibrosis has supported the Foundation’s mission to cure and raise awareness for this rare, genetic, and life-shortening disease. CentricsIT walked for the approximately 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis. CentricsIT also supported the mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by raising $2,195 to donate toward finding a cure. “The event was incredibly well run with fun and entertainment provided for the whole family,” said Global Account Manager, Joe Carr. “Overall it was a great event for a great cause!” The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is one of many foundations and charities that [...]

CentricsIT Spreads Christmas Cheer with the Salvation Army

ATLANTA, December 1, 2018 – CentricsIT teamed up with the Salvation Army to spread joy to children in need during the holiday season. The Angel Tree is an annual holiday tradition organized by the Salvation Army with hopes to enable all families to experience the joy of Christmas. The organization partners with local volunteers to collect gifts for the families in need during the holiday season. CentricsIT displayed a Christmas Tree with 25 “Angel Tree Tags” in its office. Each tag provided the information of a child or senior in need as well as a list of items that they wished to receive for Christmas. Employees were encouraged to adopt an “angel” and donate an item to them. The Salvation Army provides bins at each office participating to collect the [...]

CentricsIT Volunteers at Girls Inc. Luncheon

ATLANTA, August 20, 2018 – CentricsIT supported the Girls Inc. Atlanta 2018 Strong, Smart, and Bold Awards Luncheon this past week. The scholarships awarded at this luncheon recognize young women whose positive attitudes are an inspiration to those around them. One winner from each category (Strong, Smart, and Bold) received an enrichment award at the lunch. In addition to the awards, the luncheon is a primary fundraising event for the organization. Silent and live auctions were held, featuring such prizes as a private in-home dining experience with an award-winning chef and more. Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta creates programs that equip girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated, and independent adults. The organization’s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and [...]

CentricsIT Donates Laptops to Dunta Robinson Foundation

ATLANTA, May 21, 2018–CentricsIT, a global leader in IT lifecycle management solutions, has donated more than $2,000 worth in pre-configured laptops to The Dunta Robinson Foundation’s Take the Lead program through its philanthropic program Centrics Cares. Former NFL player Dunta Robinson founded the foundation that bears his name after retiring from professional football and returning to the University of South Carolina to obtain his undergraduate degree. Between his business programs, personal business ventures, and the acquisition of his degree, Robinson’s philanthropic vision began to manifest. Robinson advocates that the earlier students are exposed to an idea, the more it will become a part of them, giving birth to the foundation’s Take the Lead program. The program shows youth how to take a business idea and bring it to life, while [...]

CentricsIT Volunteers at the Atlanta Community Food Bank

ATLANTA, February 20, 2018 – CentricsIT teamed up with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to help feed families in need during the holiday season. The Atlanta Community Food Bank is an organization that strives to “End Hunger and Grow Stronger.” More than 750,000 people in the Atlanta area rely on Food Banks to provide food for their families. Volunteers all over the world come together to fight the ongoing hunger that occurs within their communities. There are countless opportunities to help these families in need whether that means donating to a local food bank, sorting and packing boxes, helping at an event, or even cooking the meals that go directly to the families. With a small donation of just one dollar, the Food Bank is able to provide more than [...]

CentricsIT Partners with the Salvation Army

ATLANTA, December 12, 2017 – CentricsIT partnered with the Salvation Army to give back to children in need. The Angel Tree is an annual holiday tradition organized by the Salvation Army to bring the joy of Christmas to those have rarely experienced it. The organization partners with local volunteers to collect gifts for the families in need during the holiday season. This is the fourth consecutive year CentricsIT has displayed a Christmas Tree in its office and decorated it with around 25 “Angel Tree Tags.” These tags provide the name of a child in need, his or her age, gender, and wish list. Employees are encouraged to select a tag, and purchase an item to donate to an angel. The Salvation Army provides bins at each office where the items [...]

CentricsIT Volunteers with Junior Achievement USA

ATLANTA, October 3, 2017 – CentricsIT, a global leader in IT lifecycle management solutions, volunteered its professional experience by working with students at Junior Achievement USA. CentricsIT was on site at the Junior Achievement Chick-fil-a Foundation Discovery Center, helping 7th and 8th grade students take part in an activity that shaped their understanding of economic endeavors in our world today. “We believe that we have a responsibility to educate and foster these students’ entrepreneurial aspirations,” said Derek Odegard, CentricsIT President and CEO. “Junior Achievement provides a backbone for these children’s dreams and pushes them to strive for success.” Junior Achievement provides programs for elementary through high school students that pushes them to strive for a greater understanding of economics, business concepts, and entrepreneurship. At Junior Achievements, the goal is to [...]

CentricsIT Partners with MUST Ministries to Feed Local Students

ATLANTA, August 3, 2017 – CentricsIT connected with MUST Ministries to help enable a summer lunch program that provides lunches for kids who receive free or reduced lunches throughout the year, but might not receive regular meals outside of the school year. CentricsIT employees turned the office into a kitchen and lined the hallways with tables. They spent the entire workday making nearly 500 lunches for these children. “Working with MUST Ministries was a very rewarding opportunity for our employees,” said Patrick Kueller, Executive Vice President of Global Services. “The meals we made will have an impact on each of these children, and we are grateful for that. We hope to inspire generosity and kindness in the community through our acts of charity.” Without volunteers like CentricsIT, MUST Ministries wouldn’t [...]

CentricsIT Volunteers at the Atlanta Humane Society

ATLANTA, June 29, 2017 – CentricsIT spent its corporate service day surrounded by animals at the Atlanta Humane Society. Volunteers from every department cleaned kennels, fed the animals, and helped get them accustomed to human contact. Throughout the spring, the company also collected donations for the Atlanta Humane Society. “Its incredible to see how much the organization truly does care for every single animal that shows up at the shelter,” said Executive Vice President Jon Hans. “We loved spending our day with the Atlanta Humane Society employees and animals and look forward to hopefully helping out in the years to come.” The Atlanta Humane Society has cared for nearly 30,000 animals per year. The volunteers at the shelter are integral to the organization’s mission and are responsible for socializing with [...]