Berkshire recently completed its third annual Holiday Charitable giving Drive benefiting the Women’s Housing Coalition (WHC). Berkshire employees bought a total of 175 gifts which will be distributed to 31 children living at WHC homes. In addition to the gifts, Berkshire also donated $7,500 to WHC.
Recently, Berkshire collected 27 handwritten “Get Well” cards, and 56 “Thank You” cards on behalf of the The National Remember our Troops Campaign (NROTC). In addition to the cards, Berkshire also donated $614 to this great cause! NROTC is a military and Veterans’ charity dedicated to remembering the service and sacrifice of all military service members and all Veterans and their families; supporting those in need and letting them know they’re not forgotten.
On September 24, 2016 Berkshire employees and their families joined members of the community for the Alzheimer's Association's 2016 Howard County Walk to End Alzheimer's. Participants solicited sponors, and the team raised $2,490. Berkshire then matched that for a total of $4,980! The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. The fight for a cure to end Alzheimer's is a cause near to Berkshire's heart because in 2012 our founder, Dawn S. Hyde, passed away from the disease.
August 2-5 Berkshire Associates Inc. attended the 2016 ILG National Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. The theme of this conference was "First in Flight: Soaring to New Heights in Compliance." From speaking during three sessions to hosting a jazz and art-filled event on a rooftop, Berkshire soared at this year's conference. Here's our 2016 ILG National Conference experience:
Recently, employees of Berkshire Associates generously donated clothing, bedding, books, toys, shoes, and many more useful items to the National Children’s Center (NCC.) NCC’s mission is to provide a lifetime of opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to live full, meaningful, and valued lives as members of their community.