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: It’s all about people

Posted by on Mar 30, 2018 in Aid for Puerto Rico, Behind the Shelf Blog

by Julie Bonnell, vice president, operations, for the Puerto Rico blog series I decided to travel to Puerto Rico because I set a resolution last year to be a better version of myself, and part of that was focusing on social justice. It was important to me not just to give money, but to be […]

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 to Puerto Rico: Going there made a difference

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Aid for Puerto Rico, Behind the Shelf Blog

by Dawn Vogelsang, president, for the Puerto Rico blog series One of the more unique things about Hamacher Resource Group (HRG) is our culture of giving. As a company we make it a priority to help our community both locally and globally. Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, we recognized the immense need in Puerto Rico, […]

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 […]