Medtronic Launches Global Employee Volunteerism Program in June

Jun 16, 2011 1:00 PM ET

Medical technology leader Medtronic, Inc. recently launched Project 6, the company's annual global employee volunteerism event. The program is on track to engage 4,000 employees from 36 countries in 180 community-based projects, ranging from collecting and packing food for the hungry to reading storybooks to preschoolers, cleaning local parks and wildlife areas, and building and repairing homes for those in need.

Medtronic employees in the Czech Republic (pictured) spent seven hours building pathways, cleaning forest areas and repairing a fence in the Krkonose National Park on June 9, 2011.


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