09 Oct INTERLOCKS in the Community
We are committed to supporting a business model that gives back to our community’s charitable causes. We give back to various organizations in our community by donating funds, auction or raffle items, or time providing services or other support. We support various causes and their missions to benefit our community, some of which you can learn about below. Read on for some of our recent involvement, and how you can help too!
Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center
Each year, our team participates in the Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence. Proceeds from this important event allow the Crisis Center to continue to provide an extensive array of programs and services to our community. This year’s 28th annual walk was held on Sunday, October 6th.
About the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center
Their mission is to empower individuals and engage communities to end domestic violence.
- free, comprehensive services that support adult and child survivors healing from the trauma of domestic abuse;
- programs in the schools that promote positive gender norms, teach skills for healthy relationships, and counter social patterns of violence that begin early in life;
- tools and strategies to reduce domestic violence homicides.
Our Neighbors’ Table
In early September, some of our team helped with cleanup at Fill ‘Em Up Fest, a yearly event in Newburyport that helps provide fresh, wholesome food to every hungry neighbor. Additionally, we served food at their weekly Wednesday dinner on September 18th.
About Our Neighbors’ Table
Our Neighbors’ Table’s innovative approach to food assistance is aimed at providing flexible, personalized programs to individuals and families living in northeastern Essex County. Guests of Our Neighbors’ Table have access to fresh, wholesome food and dignified experiences when and where they need it. Their programs provide food security to individuals and families living in Amesbury, Boxford, Byfield, Georgetown, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, South Hampton, and West Newbury.
In July, some of our team members were fortunate enough to help those from Opportunity Works get glammed for their Summer Soirée. We provided hair, makeup, and nail services, and the ladies and gents getting glammed provided all of us with smiles and full hearts.
About Opportunity Works
Opportunity Works is fully committed to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by promoting a culture of dignity and respect and ensuring individualized services that maximize the independence of the people they serve. They further resolve to eliminate the barriers that affect people with disabilities through community advocacy and education.