Addressing the Poverty Right Under Our Noses

February 15, 2019By Acts of Kindness, Behind the Shelf Blog, Tradition of Giving

By Steve Choate, business development manager, for the Tradition of Giving blog series Sometimes I forget that in the seemingly prosperous Milwaukee suburbs, poverty can exist right under my nose. There are people living in the surrounding areas barely making ends meet. Thankfully, there are organizations that have answered the call. Sussex Outreach Services (SOS) is one … Read More

The giving spirit

February 1, 2019By Acts of Kindness, Behind the Shelf Blog, Tradition of Giving

  By Barb Gengler, client services representative, for the Tradition of Giving blog series Hamacher Resource Group associates have always been generous with their support of different employees’ causes that are near to their hearts. One of my charities has benefitted from this generosity. In February, it will be five years since I began volunteering … Read More

Giving Back Comes From a Place of Goodness Inside Each of Us

January 4, 2019By Acts of Kindness, Behind the Shelf Blog, Tradition of Giving

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 … Read More

Helping sick children travel to the North Pole warms my heart

December 21, 2018By Acts of Kindness, Behind the Shelf Blog, Tradition of Giving

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. … Read More