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Corporate Citizenship

We are committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and to strengthening our local communities through financial support, community engagement and volunteer service. Our approach is underpinned by our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and engagement with key CR-related stakeholders.

What We’ve Done

In 2016, we supported over 145 charities and organizations. Here are just a few highlights:

Community Service

Volunteered more than 555 hours of community service supporting 7 service events.

Community  Investments

Supported over 105 employee-selected community investments.

Charities

Contributed to our employees’ charities of choice through our Denim Day program, donating to a different charity each month. 

Featured Initiatives

Writing Workshop

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Provided comments and feedback on poems written by youth incarcerated in the adult criminal justice system. Through the Free Minds program, young inmates write poems about their experiences, emotions and hopes for the future to encourage them to pursue positive life paths and reach their own potential.

45

Poems

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So Others Might Eat

Prepared and served lunch to approximately 300 disadvantaged guests at SOME’s Dining Room in Washington, D.C. Also sorted food donations, packed 100 emergency food bags and donated 15 boxes of canned goods and toiletry items.

40

Employees

100

Emergency Food Bags

Potomac Conservancy Clean Up

Potomac Conservancy Clean Up

Volunteered with Potomac Conservancy, the region’s leading clean water advocate, to remove litter, debris and trash from the Potomac River at Fletcher’s Cove along the C&O Canal. Employees collected 32 bags of trash, totaling approximately 640 pounds.

32

Bags of Trash

640

Pounds of Debris

American Red cross Disaster Relief

Hurricane Relief Efforts

Donated to the American Red Cross and Marriott International’s TakeCare Relief Fund to support disaster relief efforts after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Contributions included a company match of employee donated PTO.

$150K

Donated to Hurricane relief Efforts

10,000

Comfort kits
purchased for
Hurricane Irma victims

Best Buddies Friendship Walk

Recognized as the top fundraising team for the Best Buddies - Capital Region Friendship Walk. Raised over $83,000 through fundraisers – including a bake sale, karaoke event and internal online auction – and PTO donated by employees.

$83K

Fundraiser

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

Involved in the Ready 365 Partners in Preparedness program and participate in an ongoing collaboration with the American Red Cross to organize donations for disaster relief efforts in our global community.

Member

Ready 365 Partners in Preparedness

Read more about our service projects and find information on how to work with us to support your organization on our Community Organizations page.