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Incentive Research Foundation Event Results in Donation to the Shade Tree in Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, June 6, 2016 - During check in for Incentive Research Foundation’s Annual Education & Incentive Invitational, attendees recently took time for a corporate social responsibility experience to give back to the local community by packing Comfort Care Hygiene Kits and donating dollhouses, a puppet theater, a doghouse and other pet care items to The Shade Tree. The Shade Tree is a shelter for women, children and their pets in Las Vegas, NV. The event took place at the Red Rock Resort on June 1, 2016.
Incentive Research Foundation worked with Impact 4 Good, a company that runs socially responsible teambuilding activities, to oversee their community service activity. Participants were invited to come to make a difference while checking in to the annual event by taking time to pack 400 Comfort Care Hygiene Kits containing essentials such as soap, shampoo, toothbrushes and assembling and organizing the other items which were then donated to The Shade Tree. The participants also included hand-written messages of encouragement within the donated items.
Founded in 1990, The Shade Tree offers shelter and 24-hour services to Nevadan women and children and their pets. Services include a 364 bed shelter, with a kitchen, laundry, restrooms and showers, a Survivors (of violence) Service Center, Workforce Readiness Program, Life Skills Program, Mental Health Service Coordination, Housing Assistance and a pet sanctuary to allow women to leave their homes and not leave their pets behind.
Sydney Reyes, Development Coordinator at The Shade Tree, and other Shade Tree staff, attended the program and thanked the group in person for their donations. Marlene Richter, Shade Tree’s Executive Director later followed up, adding, “Every day, dozens of women and children quietly step into our small lobby seeking help. Your gift[s] will assist us in providing emergency shelter services to women and children who find themselves without a safe place to live and access to food, clothing or other basic life essentials.”
For over 10 years, Impact 4 Good has been an innovator in the team building industry, focused on national and international delivery of community-service based activities. Dedicated to providing programs that create significant bonding experiences across corporate teams while providing beneficial services and goods to those in need, they provide a unique value add to everyone involved. Impact 4 Good’s clients include Fortune500 companies to start up organizations. The company has offices in New Jersey, and Washington DC, and support staff nationwide. For more information visit www.Impact4Good.com or contact Alan Ranzer at 301-214-1472, or firstname.lastname@example.org.