Stoneridge Software continues it’s Pay-it-Forward program throughout 2016. Every team member receives $100 to donate to a charity or non-profit organization of their choice. Below is a list of the organizations that employees chose to donate to during the third quarter of 2016.
Past Stoneridge Software charitable donations can be found in previous blog posts.
Q3 Stoneridge Pay-It-Forward Donations
The ALS Association is the only national nonprofit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while searching for new treatments and a cure.
American Red Cross – Dakotas Region
The Dakotas Region of the American Red Cross serves nearly 900,000 people covering all of North Dakota and 10 counties in Western Minnesota. The people of the Dakotas Region are served through 650 active volunteers that prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies.
Animal Humane Society
The Animal Humane Society is the leading animal welfare organization in the Upper Midwest, caring for more than 23,000 companion animals and helping thousands more through programs for people and pets every year. They strive to compassionately and responsibly create a more humane world for animals.
The Children’s Tumor Foundation
Since its formation, The Children’s Tumor Foundation has been crucial to the development of solid scientific data about the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis (NF). Their mission is to drive research, expand knowledge, and advance care for the NF community.
Lend a Hand
Lend a Hand is a program of Dakota Medical Foundation that partners with caring community members to raise help and hope for families suffering from a serious medical condition. Gifts to Lend a Hand are matched by DMF and 100% distributed to families in coordination with community benefit/fundraising events.
Loaves and Fishes
Loaves and Fishes is a non-profit meal program in Minnesota that has been working to end hunger by providing free meals for those facing hunger.
North Dakota Arthritis Association
The North Dakota Arthritis Foundation leads the fight for the arthritis community. The Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Their goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life – and making each day another stride towards a cure.
Learn more or donate to the North Dakota Arthritis Association here.
Inspire Innovation Lab
The Inspire Innovation Lab is an organization that has a mission to provide professional development, student programming, and innovative learning experiences for teachers, students and the community in an effort to achieve widespread educational impact with a focus toward the empowerment of underrepresented groups.
Project Ignite Light
Project Ignite Light is a faith-based organization that provides children with important items needed when examined at local Children’s Advocacy Centers around the United States for sexual abuse, physical abuse, or neglect.
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, Wheelchair Basketball
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Wheelchair Athletics program includes a men’s and a women’s intercollegiate wheelchair basketball team competing at the highest level and featuring many current, past and future Paralympic athletes and coaches. Their primary goal is to offer an opportunity to students to continue to play basketball at a competitive level.