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CentricsIT Donates to the 2015 Susan G. Komen 3-Day®

The Susan G. Komen 3-Day®: 3 Days. 60 Miles. To End Breast Cancer. ATLANTA, October 20, 2015 — CentricsIT offered a generous donation to the Susan G. Komen fundraiser, an annual event that raised over $2.2 million this year. In 1980, Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan, that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became the Susan G. Komen organization and the beginning of a global movement. Every year, CentricsIT former engineer, Arthur Drew, walks 60 miles in memory of his sister, Ruthie, who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2008. The Susan G. Komen 3-Day® is a 60-mile walk over the course of three days. Net proceeds help support research, scientific programs and community-based breast health and [...]

CentricsIT holds successful blood drive and helps save lives

CentricsIT holds successful blood drive and helps save lives Over 40 employees were signed up to donate ATLANTA, June 10, 2015– Centrics Cares, the philanthropic outlet of CentricsIT, held its first blood drive with The American Red Cross organization. A Red Cross Bloodmobile was sent onsite to the company’s facility Monday, Jun. 1 where employees were ready to give blood. The donors were eager and ready to help donate, knowing their efforts were making a huge impact. At the end of the drive, CentricsIT employees donated a grand total of 27 pints of blood, resulting in a highly successful event. "Every day someone needs blood to save his or her life," states Austin McLendon, Digital Marketing Coordinator at CentricsIT. "It took an hour out of my workday, and I walked away [...]

CentricsIT participates in 8th Annual Publix Georgia Marathon, Half Marathon, and Luckie 5K

CentricsIT participates in 8th Annual Publix Georgia Marathon, Half Marathon, and Luckie 5K Employees ran for a great cause with the Mark A. Jardina Foundation ATLANTA, March 25, 2015— Several CentricsIT employees participated in the Publix Georgia Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K Sunday, Mar. 23 at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. Employees ran on behalf of the company’s philanthropic outlet, Centrics Cares. CentricsIT participants supported local charity the Mark A. Jardina Foundation by running as a part of that group. CentricsIT represented the foundation with 11 participants in the Luckie 5K, 3 in the half marathon, and 2 in the full marathon Sunday. The Publix Georgia Marathon and Half-Marathon is an annual event in which thousands of runners participate. "The Publix Marathon was the first marathon I've ever run, and I'm [...]

Happy Earth Day From Centrics Cares

Earth Day 2013 Happy Earth Day! Today is a day to consider your part in conserving energy, minimizing waste, and protecting our planet's natural resources. To commemorate Earth Day and do our part to conserve a little extra, we will be shutting the lights off in the office from 12 to 1 p.m. According to NSTAR, 29% of energy use in non-residential buildings is used for lighting. If you turn off the lights whenever you leave a room, you can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 0.15 pounds per hour. Here are a few other ways you can help conserve energy, not just today—but every day! Set the power management settings on your PC. Click the links below to learn how: Windows 7 Windows XP Re-use your coffee cup when getting [...]

CentricsIT Launches Centrics Cares

Charitable initiatives program aimed at spreading awareness and inspiring action Feb. 21, 2012, ATLANTA – CentricsIT announced Thursday the official launch of Centrics Cares, a company-sponsored charitable initiatives program. Since the company's inception in 2007, CentricsIT has actively supported a number of charitable organizations, most recently sending 22 employees to sort food at the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The program is intended to spread awareness and inspire charitable action on behalf of the organizations the company supports through community volunteering, e-mails, blogging, and donations. Rally Children's Foundation, Goshen Valley Boy's Camp, The Georgia Educational Technology Fair, Heifer International, and Feeding America are among the charities that CentricsIT has actively supported, typically through interactive awareness e-mails and donations. The company also aids a number of charities ardently campaigned for by CentricsIT [...]