Lead by our La Porte, Indiana location, we collect gently used shoes for children in developing countries for Soles4Souls (over 1,600 pairs in 2013, thanks to La Porte county schools).
Associates donated 1,395 pounds of food and pet food to local food banks and humane societies, by donating “ALC bucks”. Associates earn points to spend in the company store when participationg in wellness and sustainability programs. They can donate their points, which are converted from dollars to pounds. Each office purchases food or pet food each quarter and delivers it to area non profits.
Each year, the sales team gives back. In 2012, the team helped the Golden Gate Park Conservancy with beach restoration work at Fort Funston. This year, they purchased gifts and delivered to Bay area families in need.
Bend, Oregon associates cook dinner each month for families that stay at the Ronald McDonald House in Bend and adopted Compass Park for Bend Parks and Recreation.
* Other activities in Bend include: One of the Kids’ Center 2013 Prevention Partners of the Year, American Red Cross Silver Circle and Bronze Circle Award Recipient, and High Desert Museum Member.
In LaPorte, Indiana, associates adopt a downtown planter, clean up Stone Lake on Earth Day, and work on Habitat for Humanity house builds. LaPorte was awarded the Corporate Citizen of the Year award in 2012.
Union City, California collected over 21,000 pounds of clothing so far in 2013 for 7th Generation Recycling.