Supporting veterans can happen in ways you’d never imagine

By Gail Konrath, accounting and facilities manager, for the Tradition of Giving blog series Being separated from loved ones for long periods of time, emotional struggles, and becoming wounded in battle are just some of the things our service men and women go through. They truly sacrifice so much to keep our country safe. It was with […]

Giving back comes from a place of goodness inside each of us

By Nelson Rodriguez, merchandising analyst, for the Tradition of Giving blog series While more than a year has passed since hurricanes Irma and Maria struck terror in my home island of Puerto Rico, the clean-up efforts are still underway. In January of 2018, I and five of my co-workers (plus two spouses), including our company president, traveled […]

Helping sick children travel to the North Pole warms my heart

by Barb Gengler, client services representative, for the Tradition of Giving blog series Imagine boarding a plane on an early December afternoon and after a short flight, arriving at the North Pole. Your destination is an airplane hangar filled with magical decorations and happy things like Santa and Mrs. Claus, elves, food, cookies, and even presents. […]

Keeping our tradition of giving going strong

By Cari Sass, director of marketing, for the Tradition of Giving blog series As the holidays quickly approach, I am sitting here at my computer thinking about this post with my hands wrapped around a warm cup of coffee. But my hands are not the only things that are warm – my heart is as […]

Aid to Puerto Rico: It was imperative for me to go back

by Nelson Rodriguez, merchandising analyst, for the Puerto Rico blog series Being from Puerto Rico, I still have relatives who reside on the island—many of whom I was unable to reach when hurricanes Irma then Maria initially occurred. Even once I learned they were safe, I was still very worried. That is why it was […]

Aid to Puerto Rico: Blessed to be a blessing

by Courtney Teague-Carter, data assets specialist, for the Puerto Rico blog series The moment I learned of HRG’s plans to travel to Puerto Rico and help rebuild following the hurricanes, it took only a second to decide I wanted to take part in this incredible opportunity. I had promised myself that in 2018 I would […]

Aid to Puerto Rico: Give wholly of yourself

by Brian Ellison, software development lead, for the Puerto Rico blog series As I get older, it has become more and more important to me to pursue activities that help make the world a better place — which spurred my decision to travel to Puerto Rico. Once we began working, and I could see just how […]

Aid to Puerto Rico: A chance to be helpful

by Jose Vargas, data assets specialist, for the Puerto Rico blog series I decided to travel to Puerto Rico because it felt like a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I’ve never had the chance to be helpful on this large of a scale, and it was important to me to partake in it. While there were a few […]

Aid to Puerto Rico: We made for a great, collaborative team

by Mary Hart, project manager/senior data assets specialist, for the Puerto Rico blog series I traveled to Puerto Rico, alongside my husband Greg, because it fit well with what we enjoy doing—which is traveling and experiencing other cultures. With this trip, we not only got to do that, but we also were afforded the chance […]

Aid for Puerto Rico blog series

We kick off a new blog series today that provides a glimpse into our team’s trip to Guayanilla, Puerto Rico in January of 2018 to help with hurricane relief efforts. There will be a post from each HRG associate that went to Guayanilla, offering an overview of their time there and what they learned from […]