Stoneridge Software Charitable Giving 2020 Recap

by | Updated February 26, 2021 | News, Work Culture

Stoneridge Software continues to give back to the community with our corporate donations to charitable causes and our employee Pay-It-Forward charitable program. Based on the passions of our team we’ve contributed to nearly 60 organizations during 2020. This program gives our team members the opportunity to provide a cause, organization, or charity of their choice with a $100 donation.

Corporate donations were made to Feeding America, UCodeGirl, National Association for Women in Technology Council’s Aspirations for Women in Computing program and several client programs. Listed below are organizations that were chosen by team members for donations using the Pay-it-Forward funds during the year of 2020.

Make a Wish Arizona

Make-A-Wish Arizona shines a light of hope for children fighting critical illnesses when they need it most. Together, they create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses during their darkest days.

Learn more or donate to Make a Wish Arizona here

Child Evangelism Fellowship of Fargo / Moorhead

Child Evangelism Fellowship®(CEF) exists to evangelize children with the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and establish them in a local church and the Word of God for Christian growth.

Learn more or donate to the Child Evangelism Fellowship of Fargo / Moorhead here

A Doll Like Me

Amy hand makes and sells doll made to order to match the child as close as possible so kids with limb difference, body type, medical condition, birthmarks, and hand differences would be as accepted as all of the other things that make us unique. Amy’s heartfelt belief is that dolls should look like their owners AND dolls should be available in all colors, genders, and body types.

Learn more or donate to A Doll Like Me here

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by diabetes.

Learn more or donate to American Diabetes Association here

American Gold Gymnastics

American Gold Gymnastics is a non-profit organization founded in 1983. American Gold Gymnastics was built on the foundation that you can encourage and teach children to believe in themselves through quality gymnastics instruction, a mission that currently involves over 1,500 athletes.

Learn more or donate to American Gold Gymnastics here

Barnesville Area Community Fund

Barnesville Area Community Fund is touching people’s lives. Throughout every part of the community, you see projects that were funded through the assistance of the Community Fund…. parks and playgrounds, libraries, and emergency services; as well as new businesses and services. Visit with your friends and neighbors and you’ll hear stories of students who received scholarships and have gone on to make a difference; or families whose lives were changed by donations that helped them through a medical crisis.

Learn more or donate to Barnesville Area Community Fund here

Barnesville Area Living at Home – Block Nurse Program

Barnesville Area living helps seniors to stay in their own homes, living independently and well.

Learn more or donate to Barnesville Area Living at Home here

Northern Star Scouting

We prepare young people to be leaders and individuals of strong character by helping them discover and live by the principles of Scouting.

Learn more or donate to Northern Star Scouting here

Cats Cradle Shelter

Cats Cradle Shelters’ mission is to create a more humane and compassionate world one cat at a time. They rescue, care for, protect, and place cats for adoption in loving lifelong homes, and work to prevent abuse, neglect and cruelty to animals by educating the citizens of our community in the proper and humane care of not only cats but all animals.”

Learn more or donate to Cats Cradle Shelter here

Churches United

Churches United for the Homeless has the mission is to provide safe shelter, stable housing, nutritious food, and a path toward healing. We value integrity, empowerment, compassion, teamwork, and respect for all those who walk through our door.

Learn more or donate to Churches United here

Clear Waters Life Center

Clear Waters Life Center provides a variety of free and low-cost services, including counseling, adult day services, recovery support, a men’s transitional program, after-school youth program, and anger management classes, to residents of our surrounding area. They provide vocational training for our Mustard Seed Homes residents and quality affordable used merchandise to our customers.

Learn more or donate to Clear Waters Life Center here

Down Home

Down Home empowers lives by furnishing homes for families and individuals emerging from homelessness. They transform empty spaces into comfortable homes to embrace.

Learn more or donate Down Home here

Echo Dogs

Echo Dogs White Shepherd Rescue is a foster-based organization of volunteer professionals dedicated to saving white German shepherd dogs from mistreatment and unnecessary death simply because they are unwanted and unloved. They provide them with a safe, secure foster home, where they receive necessary veterinary care and behavioral training and match them with families that are committed to providing a safe, loving home environment.

Learn more or donate to Echo Dogs here

Esperanza CAP

Esperanza’s programming & services connect families and students to resources, skills, institutions, and systems that help create a community to be engaged, empowered, and to serve in our community.

Learn more or donate to Esperanza CAP here

Face It

Face It was founded in 2009 with the goal to help men understand and overcome depression and reduce the rate of male suicide. They provide men’s support groups, one-on-one peer support, outreach events, public education, and training for mental health professionals.

Learn more or donate to Face It here

Feeding America

The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Donors, staff, and volunteers all play an important role in our efforts to end hunger in the United States.

Learn more or donate to Feeding America here

FeedMore WNY

FeedMore WNY offers dignity, hope, and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship, and skills training to its Western New York neighbors in need.

Learn more or donate to FeedMore WNY here

FM Coalition to End Homelessness

The Fargo-Moorhead coalition to end homelessness works in partnership to achieve a permanent solution to prevent and end homelessness.

Learn more or donate to FM Coalition to End Homelessness here

Fredrick Remington Art Museum

The Frederic Remington Art Museum expands and deepens appreciation and understanding of Remington’s work by engaging contemporary audiences and keeping his legacy relevant.

Learn more or donate to Fredrick Remington Art Museum here

Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center

Friends of Freedom Park is the community-driven non-profit organization that first envisioned a new era for beautiful Freedom Park, located high on the bluffs of the mighty Mississippi River. This vision grew to include a state-of-the-art learning center, offering upgraded amenities accessible to all guests –called the Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park.

Learn more or donate to Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center here

Friends of the Children’s Justice Center

The mission of the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center charitable organization is to provide the support needed to help child victims of crime recover from the damaging physical, mental, and spiritual effects of their abuse.

Learn more or donate to Friends of the Children’s Justice Center here

Global Rights for Women

Global Rights for Women is a leading voice in the global movement to end violence against women and girls. GRW builds international partnerships that advance laws, values, and practices to create communities where all women and girls live free from violence and threats of violence.

Learn more or donate to Global Rights for Women here

Great Plains Food Bank

The Great Plains Food Bank’s mission is to end hunger in North Dakota and western Minnesota through community partnerships. We are the largest hunger-relief organization in North Dakota and serve as its only food bank. Each year, we touch the lives of one in nine individuals who seek emergency food assistance.

Learn more or donate to Great Plains Food Bank here

Homeward Animal Shelter

Homeward Animal Shelter is a local and community-funded, non-profit animal shelter. Its mission is: “Rescue. Shelter. Protect. Rehome.”.  It provides a second chance at happiness to lost, abandoned, and owner-surrendered animals and educates the community in the proper, loving, and kind treatment of animals.

Learn more or donate to Homeward Animal Shelter here

Hope Blooms

Hope Blooms is a budding nonprofit that repurposes donated flowers by rearranging them into beautiful bedside bouquets and delivering them to community members in need.

Learn more or donate to Hope Blooms here

Hope INC

Hope INC is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides family-friendly sporting and recreational opportunities critical to the health and development of children and adults. HOPE Inc. will provide your family some exciting opportunities that you may not find in schools and most public education groups and organizations.

Learn more or donate to Hope INC here

Involve MN

Involve MN is a Minnesota-based non-profit. Involve MN is a collaboration of community, business, faith, and government partners providing for the unsheltered and vulnerable people of the Minneapolis and St. Paul area.

Learn more or donate to Involve MN here

JDRF

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Their strength lies in the exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D.

Learn more or donate to JDRF here

Jeremiah Program

Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for transforming families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time.

Learn more or donate to the Jeremiah Program here

Lupus Foundation of America

The Lupus Foundation of America’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, support and advocacy.

Learn more or donate to Lupus Foundation of America here

Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA

The Y brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun, and shared interests.

Learn more or donate to Marshalltown YMCA – YWCA here

Minneapolis Recreation Development

Minneapolis Recreation Development Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization that serves the homeless, poor, and disadvantaged families in the Twin Cities every night by providing food, clothing, personal care items, and on-the-street care and support.

Learn more or donate to Minneapolis Recreation Development here

Adult & Teen Challenge

Their mission is to assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from chemical addictions and other life-controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.

Learn more or donate to Adult & Teen Challenge here

Minnesota Freedom Fund

The Minnesota Freedom Fund pays criminal bail and immigration bonds for those who cannot otherwise afford to as we seek to end discriminatory, coercive, and oppressive jailing.

Learn more or donate to Minnesota Freedom Fund here

Moorhead Youth Hockey

The mission of Moorhead Youth Hockey is to ensure an environment for our youth hockey players that allows them to develop their skills, passion, creativity, and understanding of the game.

Learn more or donate to Moorhead Youth Hockey here

National Kidney Foundation

Fueled by passion and urgency, National Kidney Foundation is a lifeline for all people affected by kidney disease. As pioneers of scientific research and innovation, NKF focuses on the whole patient through the lens of kidney health. Relentless in our work, we enhance lives through action, education, and accelerating change.

Learn more or donate to National Kidney Foundation here

North Country Trail

Whether you’re looking to hike just a few miles or plan a longer backpacking trip, the North Country Trail offers diverse landscapes and flexible hiking opportunities.

Learn more or donate to North Country Trail here

Northside Achievement Zone

The Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) exists to permanently close the achievement gap and end generational poverty in North Minneapolis. Together with our partner organizations, we are walking side by side with low-income families as they put their children on a path to college.

Learn more or donate to Northside Achievement Zone here

Our Neighbors Place

Our Neighbors’ Place, Inc. (ONP) is an award-winning nonprofit organization providing support, shelter, and housing services to foster self-determination in Pierce and St. Croix counties. ONP supports the community with four programs designed to help meet basic needs with a holistic approach to strengthening families.

Learn more or donate to Our Neighbors Place here

Pink it Forward

Pink it forward provides hope and empowerment by enriching the lives of all those affected by breast cancer.

Learn more or donate to Pink it Forward here

PT Rising Field

In the wake of all that our communities have experienced in 2020, the Phoenix-Talent School District is committed to providing an all-weather playing surface at Jack Woodward Stadium (Phoenix High School). This project will give the children of the communities we serve a year-round opportunity to grow through participation in a wide variety of activities.

Learn more or donate to PT Rising Field here

Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center has been at the forefront of efforts to improve the lives of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child sexual abuse since its inception in 1977.

Learn more or donate to the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center here

Second Harvest food bank of NW PA

Second Harvest Heartland Food Bank of NW PA is one of the largest food banks in the nation. We work in close partnership with nearly 1,000 food shelves and other hunger-relief programs that are delivering much-needed food directly to neighbors experiencing hunger in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Learn more or donate to Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA

Second Harvest Heartland Food Bank

Second Harvest Heartland Food Bank is one of the largest food banks in the nation. We work in close partnership with nearly 1,000 food shelves and other hunger-relief programs that are delivering much-needed food directly to neighbors experiencing hunger in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Learn more or donate to Second Harvest Heartland Food Bank here

Shriners Hospitals

Since 1923, Shriners Healthcare for Children — Twin Cities’ board-certified surgeons and staff have been providing high-quality medical care to all children, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. Our clinic specializes in treating children with orthopedic conditions in an environment designed to put children at ease.

Learn more or donate to Shriner Hospitals here

Spare Key

Spare Key’s mission is to provide assistance to families in crisis and critically ill or seriously injured family members through housing grant payment assistance, engaged resource referral advocacy.

Learn more or donate to Spare Key here

St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion, or a family’s ability to pay.

Learn more or donate to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital here

The Preemie Project

The Preemie Project seeks to provide comfort and support to critically ill infants and their families in Newborn Intensive Care Units in Iowa.

Learn more or donate to The Preemie Project here

Treehouse

Treehouse serves teens and communities across the country. Each of our sites hosts programs that give teens a safe space to find support and belonging. Through mentorships, retreats, and other off-site activities, teens have the opportunity to build even deeper relationships with peers and caring adults.

Learn more or donate to Treehouse here

Trinity Lutheran Church

God is calling Trinity Lutheran Church to shine the light of Christ into Downtown Moorhead and beyond.

Learn more or donate to Trinity Lutheran Church here

R Club – the University of Wisconsin River falls

The R-Club serves as a catalyst to connect our past and future and generates support to enhance the student-athlete experience. We are committed to developing a Tradition of Excellence by investing in our student-athletes, staff, and athletic programs. Gifts to the general athletic fund or to an individual sports fund will help us achieve our goals by providing resources to support these initiatives.

Learn more or donate to R-Club – University of Wisconsin River Falls here

Youth Care

YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential.

Learn more or donate to Youth Care here

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