Lexmark locations around the globe support United Way. The support takes place in the form of donations of funds, employee skills, volunteer and personal time, use of company facilities, communications and promotion. Employees are excited about the opportunity to help and often find enthusiastic ways to encourage others to donate to the cause—activities ranging from care day projects to benefit the local United Way organizations, festivals and sports tournaments! Over 5,500 volunteer hours were recorded for United Way Care Day projects in 2015.
Employees in Boulder, Colorado, supported the Cal-Wood Education Center by helping move firewood that is a byproduct of fire mitigation out of a heavily forested area. Profits gained from the sale of the firewood provide youth the opportunity to participate in the Cal-wood environmental education and camp programs.
Coral Gables, FL
Elderly residents of south Dade County, Florida, benefited from a visit and meal from Lexmark employees who volunteered their services at the Southwest Social Services community facility.
Employees in Lexington, Kentucky, participated in Care Day projects that included gleaning, grounds work/maintenance, building refresh and organizational projects.
Lenexa employees organized and participated in multiple on site events, volunteer activities and drives that contributed to United Way organizations, including the popular dodgeball tournament—Dodge for a Cause.
Employees in Juarez, Mexico, organized multiple events to help local schools, nursing homes and shelters, benefiting over 2,500 people in the local community.
Lexmark Budapest employees participated in a Children’s Island where they welcomed socially disadvantaged children from the Burattino School, delivered books to schools in a rural area and participated in a United Way organized race.