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stories_caitlin“Church & Dwight has an Employee Giving Fund, encouraging employees to donate a portion of their salary, and the company matches it dollar for dollar. Rise is one of our beneficiaries. Last year we did preparation for the Holiday Party, helping to organize the kid’s gifts, and we did it again this year. We were to organize the numbered gifts in line, but there were so many, we could only line up the huge bags that were filled with gifts!

“I manage a team of people at work, and am always looking for team building activities. Rise offers a great opportunity to get involved on multiple fronts: the Thanksgiving Food Drive and Turkey Distribution, the Holiday Program, and we are now adding work with the Greater Goods Thrift Store. At Church and Dwight, we are always striving to grow our giving efforts – and in turn, our people.”

 

Suzanne Evans, with son Logan, of Church & Dwight, Volunteer, Holiday Program

“It makes our whole year.”

“This is my third year of playing Mrs. Claus, and Patrick’s seventh as Santa. We have been involved with the Rise Holiday Party for 12 years through the Junior League of Greater Princeton. It’s what puts us in the spirit of the Holidays and what they are really all...

Teamwork

“I know about Rise because my Mom makes donations. Volunteering at the Food Pantry makes you feel good that you’re actually doing something for your community – and the people around you.   Even when I’m older, I’ll probably try to see what’s around me, see what I can...

“There’s lots to do here…”

“I drive the truck four days a week. We’re buddies on the truck – we have very good relationships. It’s a pleasure to go out on pick-ups. We do a lot of lifting – that’s a lot of turkeys -- but you get a good feeling that you’re making a difference for some people. My...

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