Skip to main content
- Smaller Text | + Larger Text

Corporate Charity Fair a Big Hit

Printer icon
  • Synopsis: Published: 2009-11-16 (Rev. 2016-03-18) - SOFTIN was invited to an unusual and wonderful event a corporate Charity Fair. For further information pertaining to this article contact: SOFTIN.

Main Document

"I doff my hat in admiration and appreciation to FLIR Corporation and especially to the staff members who worked very hard to create and manage the Charity Fair."

SOFTIN was invited to an unusual and wonderful event. A corporate Charity Fair. FLIR Corporation in Goleta, California does this each year.

SOFTIN was invited to an unusual and wonderful event.... A corporate Charity Fair.

FLIR Corporation in Goleta, California does this each year.

For many years, the company funneled employee contributions and corporate contributions to one of the big national charity organizations. But at the request of a number of their employees who wanted to see their contributions go to helping a variety of nonprofit charitable organizations, FLIR management came up with a bright plan... invite numerous charities (ranging from very small to very large) to set up display tables at a 2-hour Charity Fair in the large and tastefully decorated company break room.

People on a boat
People on a boat
FLIR employees came in and talked with all of us, gaining helpful insight on all the wonderful charitable work being done locally, regionally and nationally. The employees even had a fun method of engaging in a raffle, based upon cards on which they gathered signatures from the nonprofit representatives they spoke with. Subsequently, FLIR awards donations to the various attending organizations.

The event was a positive and engaging experience for all. I doff my hat in admiration and appreciation to FLIR Corporation and especially to the staff members who worked very hard to create and manage the Charity Fair.

Working at SOFTIN is a joy,

Capt. David Bacon
Executive Director,
SOFTIN
dbacon@softininc.org
www.softininc.org




Comments and Discussion





Newsletter

     What will I receive?

Money ChartLoan Information for low income singles, families, seniors and disabled. Includes home, vehicle and personal loans.


Albert EinsteinFamous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.


Pink awareness ribbonList of awareness ribbon colors and their meaning. Also see our calendar of awareness dates.


Chart IconBlood Pressure Chart - What should your blood pressure be. Also see information on blood group types and compatibility.


  1. Athletes Warned About Consuming Clenbuterol in Meat Products
  2. Mini-Strokes - Understanding and Knowing the Warning Signs
  3. Vision for Accessible Transportation in Canada
  4. Still Left Behind - Pathways to Inclusive Education for Girls with Disabilities




Citation