M2SYS Volunteers With HomeStretch of Atlanta to Rebuild Houses for the Homeless Part II

Continuing in our goal of helping the community through volunteering initiatives, a few of us set out again to help HomeStretch of Atlanta rehabilitate homes for the homeless. HomeStretch is a noble cause — they provide temporary housing for the homeless of Atlanta who are picking up the pieces of their lives and making a concerted effort to get back on track.  We first volunteered for HomeStretch back in the summer of 2010 and enjoyed it so much that we organized another trip.

Here is a short video of our experience.  What volunteering initiatives do you consider worthwhile in your community?:

 

 

Help Us Choose Our Next Corporate Volunteering Initiative

Although our blog is primarily focused on talking about biometrics and its practical applications in business, periodically we will take a break and focus on other topics that are important to M2SYS Technology.

As we have mentioned in previous blog posts the staff at M2SYS emphasizes the importance of volunteering as a way for us to help strengthen our community and build teamwork within our company. We understand that a quality company is only as good as the integrity of the people who work there and a community becomes stronger through volunteering for efforts that help make a difference.

Our staff is constantly searching for philanthropic initiatives with non-profit organizations within our community and after careful review of some upcoming opportunities, we decided to let you, our readers, decide what our next volunteering activity should be. So we set up a dedicated Web site and posted volunteering options with descriptions of the activity and a chance to vote on our next project.  We work closely with HandsOnAtlanta, a non-profit organization that helps individuals, families and corporate and community groups find flexible volunteering opportunities at more than 400 service organizations and schools.

Won’t you please take a moment to cast your vote and help us to identify our next corporate volunteering activity?  Thank you!

What are some volunteering activities that your company has been involved with and how do you feel that has made a difference in your community?

Volunteering In Your Community – The Spirit of Teamwork

Although this blog is focused on talking about biometrics and its practical applications in business, periodically we will take a break and focus on other topics that are important to M2SYS Technology.

A couple of weeks ago myself and Michael Trader, the President of M2SYS Technology, had the opportunity to volunteer (on a rather chilly Saturday morning) for the Atlanta community to help the Chastain Park Memorial Conservancy.  The Conservancy is responsible for maintaining the environmental integrity of the Park, which is quite a tall task considering it spans 260 acres.

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Volunteering In Your Community – What It Means To Give Back

Although this blog is focused on talking about biometrics and its practical applications in business, periodically we will take a break and focus on other topics that are important to M2SYS Technology.

Recently, some of the M2SYS staff had an opportunity to give back to the community through volunteering with an Atlanta based non-profit organization called HomeStretch who helps homeless families to get back on their feet and into permanent, sustainable housing.  Some of us chipped in helping to paint the inside of a house being rehabilitated and others spent time outside cutting grass, weed eating and doing general landscaping.  It was humbling experience and brought a sense of pride in our work knowing that soon a family that was once living on the streets would achieve a sense of security and stability by having a place to call “home.”

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