During the month of August, employees at AmWINS Group, Inc. participated in the firm’s second annual “Day of Service”, an initiative focused on enhancing the communities in which employees live and work. Throughout the entire month, AmWINS offices around the world put their day-to-day priorities aside and dedicated a day to volunteer with a local non-profit organization or charity event of their choice.
More than 1,200 employees collectively logged over 6,500 hours of community service as a part of this year’s effort, which resulted in more than 35 communities being impacted through a variety of different service projects. Some events that employees took part in were:
Kristin Downey, Director of Human Resources for AmWINS, emphasized the importance of giving back to the community and what this opportunity means to the organization. “At AmWINS, we are very passionate about our company’s culture,” she said. “We strive not only to promote the principles on which our firm was built, but also to put those beliefs into action whenever we can. The Day of Service initiative unifies our employees across the globe around one common goal: the greater good of the community.