Thousands of residents of Puerto Rico were vaccinated against influenza on Saturday, March 10, in the largest single-day mass immunization campaign in the island's history. The territory-wide campaign was organized by VOCES (Coalición de Vacunación de Puerto Rico), in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Department of Health; Direct Relief, a medical relief nonprofit; and other health entities. Sanofi Cares North America (formerly Sanofi Foundation for North America) donated the vaccines.
The MILL (Millennials Influencing Learning and Leadership) employee resource group works to drive innovation and sustainable competitive advantage for the business by highlighting generational value and developing young leaders.
Recently, this group helped a Monroe County single mother of three through Monroe County Habitat for Humanity. Employees put finishing touches on her family’s home: cleaning and painting rooms, power washing the front porch, installing shutters, etc. Because of MILL's contribution, this family was able to enjoy a safe and warm home for the holidays.
WISE (Women Inspiring Sanofi Excellence) and its Swiftwater chapter SwiftWISE serve as a catalyst for women to reach their full potential. Within SwiftWISE’s goals of connecting and developing women, this ERG also aims to provide a safe and open forum for women to seek support, share their perspective, and find inspiration. To that end, SwiftWISE’s community focus includes aiding local domestic violence victims and encouraging STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) education for local students.
The CancerConnect employee resource group unites employees who have a passion for supporting cancer patients and survivors. The Swiftwater group rallies around the following cancer-related causes in Northeast Pennsylvania with both financial contributions and employee engagement:
Sanofi Pasteur served as one of the corporate sponsors for the 21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast at East Stroudsburg University. Team members from our PRIDE, MILL and SwiftWISE employee resource groups joined over 400 attendees in honoring the legacy of Dr. King and awarding scholarships to ESU students with a commitment to social justice.
On January 11, 2018, members of Sanofi Pasteur’s Global Influenza Franchise Team delivered four outdoor cabinets to Pocono Services for Families and Children (PSFC), which oversees Monroe County (Pa.) Head Start. In total, more than 30 Sanofi Pasteur employees built and hand crafted the cabinets, which will be used to store various toys and supplies for outdoor play. Pictured (L-R), employees Kimberly Tutwiler, Vickie Landolfi, Kathy Kaas-Leach, Erik Marshall, and Rosalind Hollingsworth posing behind the hand-made structures.