Reliv Week of Caring 2016: Making a Difference

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By Reliv Vice President of Operations Debra Hellweg

Since 2009, Reliv employees have been participating in an event known as the Reliv Week of Caring. This is an annual event where groups of employees visit local organizations to volunteer for the day. Over the years we have contributed more than 1600 hours of service to more than 20 local organizations! Continue reading “Reliv Week of Caring 2016: Making a Difference”

Reliv Week of Caring 2015: Another Huge Success

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By Reliv Vice President of Operations, Debra Hellweg

Another successful year of the Reliv Week of Caring has now come to a conclusion! For the past 7 years, during one designated week each year, we send groups of employees to charities throughout the St. Louis area to volunteer for the day. This year during the week of April 13th we visited the Youth in Need Organization, Open Door Animal Sanctuary, Habitat for Humanity and the ALS Association. Approximately 25% of our workforce in the US participated – we have a tremendous participation rate year after year! We not only volunteer our time, but also often times employees bring donations or help in other ways. Some highlights from this year’s events include:

  • In addition to helping care for the hundreds of animals at the Open Door Animal Sanctuary, we also raised approximately $250 (all from employee donations) for this wonderful no-kill animal rescue organization. Additionally, one of our employees adopted one of the homeless dogs! It was a truly successful day indeed.
  • Employees volunteering to help the ALS Foundation had the privilege to work directly with a family affected by ALS at their home. In speaking with several of these employees, they all agreed this was truly a rewarding experience for all.
  • Youth in Need is a wonderful organization that helps at-risk teens and children. Our employees were able to help the organization with much-needed work in one of their gardens that the kids play in. The head of the volunteer efforts for that organization personally reached out to us afterwards and could not have been more grateful for all the help our employees gave them.
  • Habitat for Humanity is an organization we choose to support each year because we can contribute directly to the future home of someone in need.

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