4 Benefits of Volunteering As a Company

Picking up garbage. Growing mustaches. Cycling for a cure. Selling baked goods. Rocking out for a cause.

And that’s just the beginning! There are all kinds of things that you can do to give back to the community and raise awareness or money for an issue you care about.

Last week was National Volunteer Week. It was a week where many non-profit organizations thanked their loyal volunteers for all their hard work, while many volunteers shared stories about their rewarding experiences.

Increasingly, we’re also seeing regular businesses incorporating volunteering into their company culture – and they’re realizing some pretty amazing benefits!

1. Happier & Healthier Employees

There’s a growing body of research suggesting that those who regularly volunteer experience a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional health benefits.

For example, volunteering has been shown to lessen symptoms of chronic pain, heart disease and depression, while also reducing stress and … Read more...

Intelex Employees Help Feed Our Future

You may have heard that Intelex makes great software, but did you know that we also make a mean sandwich?

Last week, a few members of Intelex’s Global Support Services team took some time out of their busy work schedules to volunteer for a great cause: Second Harvest’s “Feeding Our Future” program.

The Feeding Our Future program provides lunches for hungry kids in city camps, ensuring that children who receive subsidized lunches during the school year also receive at least one nutritious meal a day while attending summer camp.

To meet the demand, volunteers make hundreds of delicious and nutritious lunches every single weekday in July and August. Our Intelexians had a great time making sandwiches and learning a little bit about food safety at the same time (check out Joonha’s  stylish hair net/baseball cap!)

Intelex truly believes in giving back to the community and supporting its employees in … Read more...