Crowe team members give back over the holidays

Crowe Recruiting
| 1/14/2016

From coast to coast, our people collected money, held drives and volunteered their time to give back to their communities this holiday season:

  • Atlanta personnel supported two families for Thanksgiving and Christmas through Families First. Personnel filled six extra-large moving boxes with food, clothes, blankets and toys to keep two families warm, fed and entertained during the holidays.
  • Burlington and Hartford, Conn. personnel participated in a drive supporting the Pajama Program. Personnel donated new pajamas and new books for children nationwide, many of whom are waiting to be adopted or do not have a steady home.
  • The Chicago and Oak Brook, Ill. offices participated in a campaign supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Personnel raised $7,750 to send a young boy with muscular dystrophy to Sea World to swim with the dolphins. The offices also held a toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots.
  • Columbus, OH volunteers collected donations for the Salvation Army's holiday bell-ringing campaign. Additionally, personnel donated gifts for Huck House, a safe house for runaway teens.
  • The Dallas office collected more than 50 toys for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree drive.
  • Fort Lauderdale, Fla. personnel volunteered at the Boys & Girls Clubs Holiday without Hunger event helping to box 82,000 meals.
  • Fort Wayne, Ind. held a food drive supporting the Community Harvest Food Bank. Personnel also collected gifts and made donations to support a family through the Catholic Charities Adopt-A-Family program.
  • The Indianapolis Downtown office supported a family of four with gifts and household items through Noblesville Youth Assistance.
  • Knoxville, Tenn. collected a large box of adult and children’s coats to support the Knox Area Rescue Ministry’s Coats for the Cold drive. Personnel also helped stuff nearly 50 bags to distribute for the Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking. The bags included bottled water, snacks, lip balm and handwritten notes of encouragement to be given to those identified as victims of human trafficking.
  • Los Angeles supported Junior Blind of America by sponsoring its children's wish lists, providing several wrapped gifts and sponsoring a holiday party for 22 children.
  • The Louisville, Ky. office held a toy drive supporting the Americana Community Center. The center provides services to individuals and families, many of whom are refugees from around the world.
  • Nashville, Tenn. personnel donated clothes, books, toys and non-perishable food items to support two families through the Franklin Special City Schools' Adopt-A-Family program.
  • The New York office collected coats and toys to support the New York Cares Coat Drive. The coats, along with wrapped toys, were delivered to the families in need.
  • San Francisco personnel raised money to support a needy family through Compass Family Services. The family received more than $1,000-worth of their wish list items.
  • The St. Louis, Mo. (CHAN) office donated food to supply 16 Thanksgiving meals to the Center for Women in Transition, supporting women recently released from jail for non-violent crimes.
  • South Bend and Elkhart, Ind. held their annual "Crowe Gives Back at the Holidays" drive to raise money for and donate items to various community organizations, including:
    • nine baskets of non-perishable and household items and monetary donations to support the Salvation Army's Red Ribbon Christmas Campaign, which provides personal care gift baskets to needy families
    • 15 mittens filled with gifts for kids for the Oaklawn Mittens to support adolescents in need throughout South Bend and Elkhart
    • toys, cologne, clothing, Play Station games, ice fishing supplies, winter jackets and other gifts, for five families through the Jefferson School's adopt-a-family program
    • two large boxes of food and monetary donations for local food pantries
    • wish list items for 10 individuals for the REAL Services' Elves for Elders drive, which serves seniors in North Central Indiana
    • several bags of food, treats, toys, blankets and monetary donations for the Pet Refuge
  • The Tampa, Fla. office supported Metropolitan Ministries by collecting 120 pounds of food for its Thanksgiving meal and more than 50 toys and gift cards for its toy drive. Personnel also helped families with holiday meals and toys at the holiday tent event.

To learn about Crowe’s corporate giving, visit the Crowe Foundation page on our website.