Giving back to the community has always been in Manco Abbott’s DNA. Our longstanding practices of volunteerism and financial contributions demonstrate our commitment to raising the standards where people live, work and play. In fact, more than 50 community-based organizations have benefited from Manco Abbott’s active community-building efforts.
Our Operation Outreach team evaluates opportunities to serve the community every month. Employees are proud to contribute more than 500 volunteer hours each year. Company leaders also serve on boards and provide leadership to a variety of community organizations. The leaders of local nonprofit organizations tell us that Manco Abbott’s contributions truly make a difference.
Read on to learn more about a few of our Operation Outreach activities.
Manco Abbott has assisted the Marjaree Mason Center for more than 20 years. Volunteer services have included gardening, sorting clothes in the thrift shop, and supporting other needs. Recently, a group of 20 employees spent a Saturday morning cleaning flower beds, as well as planting new plants and flowers.
Manco Abbott employees conducted book drives in both 2010 and 2011 collecting 2,000 books for the library, students and families. Many families in the Scandinavian district don’t have books at home. Manco employees also conducted a warm clothing drive in the fall of 2010 benefiting students.
For the tenth year, Manco Abbott coordinated Stars for local property management companies. In 2011, between Manco employees and other property management companies, 93 children received new articles of clothing and an individual toy for Christmas.
Approximately 25 employees have assisted the Valley Animal Center with dog training and socialization, while also providing volunteer services at various Valley Animal Center fundraising events.
Manco Abbott volunteers have provided house cleaning, Easter bags for patients and siblings, and stuffed animals for patients and siblings at Christmas.
Manco Abbott's Community Clean-up Day project included painting walls. Employees also participated in the “Spooktacular” booth as volunteers.
An enthusiastic employee team of 24 walked the 5k in 2010 and 2011.