All too often U.S. military service members give their lives in service to their country. What if there was a way to give back to the families of those soldiers?
Believe With Me is an organization that recognizes fallen military members and their ultimate sacrifice. The Believe With Me mission is to bring hope and help to the lives of those left behind when a soldier has lost his or her life in service to our country. By giving back to the families of these soldiers, the organization wants each to know that America remembers their loved ones, especially during the holiday season.
As a veteran-founded company, Booz Allen is committed to those who’ve served and their families. From mobile apps to scholarship programs and beyond, here are highlights of how the firm lived out its commitment to veterans and military families in 2019.
By Mike Katz, Executive Vice President of T-Mobile for Business
This month has been an incredible one for T-Mobile and our community of military-veteran employees. Not only did we send 120 employees to march in the New York City Veterans Day parade and host an inspirational talk by Vernice “Flygirl” Armour, America’s first African American fighter pilot at our headquarters, but all week long our halls were bustling with stories and conversations about veterans in the workplace.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today its participation in the 2019 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII), a research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute, aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. Sodexo received a five-star rating in HACR’s employment and governance pillars.
Who knew some of Santa’s biggest helpers were FedEx Freight drivers?
Since Santa and Mrs. Claus can’t be everywhere before the holidays, FedEx Freight drivers Chuck and Sarah Fiske have stepped in to help. This husband and wife duo make Trees for Troops deliveries extra special by playing the role of Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
For more than 15 years, FedEx has delivered more than a quarter of a million farm-grown Christmas trees to military bases across the United States and internationally to bring holiday joy to our troops and military families.
UPS support of non-profit organization Wreaths Across America will bring the Contract Leasing Corp. Honor Trailer to Arlington Cemetery and other wreath-laying events
ATLANTA, December 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its ongoing recognition and support of veterans, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced it will be joining with non-profit organization Wreaths Across America to support the week-long journey culminating in a wreath-laying event at Arlington National Cemetery on December 14th.
Following a successful year of philanthropic initiatives and support for organizations throughout the country, The Washington Business Journal recently recognized Booz Allen as one of the top givers in the D.C. area.
“Booz Allen strives to better serve the public and the world in everything we do,” said Stephen Labaton, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs. “We’re proud to be recognized and look forward to engaging our employees and partners in many more philanthropic initiatives in the future.”
CHICAGO, November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust Asset Management, consistent with its long-standing commitment to ensuring diversity and inclusion within the investment industry, has selected eleven minority-owned broker-dealers for its Minority Broker Program. Started in 2007, the program consists of firms owned by minorities, women, and disabled veterans.
Each firm was selected for one or more asset classes, based on quantitative and qualitative selection criteria including execution capabilities, technology platforms and performance. The selected firms include:
Despite the national unemployment rate of 4%, military spouses have a rate of unemployment more than six times that much—approximately 26%. Booz Allen has teamed up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program to help military spouses gain meaningful employment around the country.