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HRworks is a team of recruiters who are passionately dedicated to providing clients with extraordinary talent. We are also committed to building our community. Through CHARITYworks, HRworks' volunteers coordinate events to contribute and make a difference in the lives of those around us.

ATLANTA 2-DAY WALK FOR BREAST CANCER

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HRworks participates and celebrates the 10th Anniversary of It’s The Journey, Inc.'s Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer and supports the purpose of the 2-Day Walk – which is to raise funds for breast cancer programs throughout Georgia. In fact, on March 5th we held our 9th annual Grantee Celebration where we gave almost half a million dollars to 23 local breast cancer programs. Over the past 9 years the 2-Day Walk has funded 169 grants totalling $8 million to support breast health programs throughout Georgia.

It’s The Journey, Inc.’s mission is to strengthen Georgia’s breast cancer community by raising money and awareness for local organizations that focus on breast cancer education, early detection, awareness and support services, as well as the unmet needs in the breast cancer community.The fight against breast cancer is not a single battle. It’s an ongoing struggle that is faced with courage and determination. It is, in fact, a journey.

It’s The Journey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 2002 that raises funds and awareness for Georgia breast cancer organizations offering support to many women and men across the state.

To learn more visit http://itsthejourney.org/about/

THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY'S LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK

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HRworks supports The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night Walk which funds lifesaving research and support for people battling blood cancers. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams and millions of consumers help by donating at retail outlets. These efforts culminate in inspirational, memorable evening walks in over two hundred communities each fall across North America.

Kurt Ronn, HRworks president and LLS Advisory board member, congratulates client Carter's, Inc. for raising $250,000 in support of LLS. Carter's, Inc. has worked with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for the past 13 years to help find a cure blood cancers. Since the first Light The Night Walk in 1999, Carter's employees have raised nearly $2.5 million dollars in support of this important research

Learn more about the Light the Night Walk at http://www.lightthenight.org/

Learn more about the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) at http://www.lls.org/

JDRF WALK TO CURE DIABETES

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HRworks and the Moe's Southwest Grill team walks in support of our very own, 16 year old Nick Ronn. Nick lives with type 1 diabetes. On behalf of Nick and millions like him, we are doing our part to to find a cure. The money our JDRF Walk Team raises will go directly to support this life-changing research.

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JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is now the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. The goal of JDRF research is to improve the lives of all people affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal.

Since its founding in 1970, JDRF has awarded more than $1.6 billion to diabetes research. Past JDRF efforts have helped to significantly advance the care of people with this disease, and have expanded the critical scientific understanding of T1D. JDRF will not rest until T1D is fully conquered. More than 80 percent of JDRF's expenditures directly support research and research-related education.

Learn more about JDRF or donate to make a difference at http://www.jdrf.org!

HAVE FOUNDATION TRIP TO HONDURAS

In support of the HAVE Foundation Rotary Club Atlanta and member Kurt Ronn visit Honduras. Computers, Internet and wireless routers were installed in a small village school in the middle of the Honduran jungle six hours from the capital. Technology is an enabler. Imagine the possibilities for the school and the village.

The people of Honduras’ remote Agalta Valley face lives of poverty with few opportunities for education or advancement. Despite these obstacles, the region’s children are eager for the chance to learn – and the Honduras Agalta Valley Education (HAVE) Foundation was formed to give them that chance. As a secular 501c3 non-profit our sole responsibility is to help fund education efforts for the people of the Agalta Valley and to help their communities rise out of poverty – but we need your help.

Donate to HAVE today.  Together we can help the people of the Agalta Valley improve their lives through education, one student at a time.

For more information about The Wilderness Team visit click here.

65ROSES PUBLIX MARATHON

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HRworks participates in the 65Roses Publix Georgia Marathon to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited, chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 800 children and adults in Georgia, 30,000 individuals in the United States, and 70,000 people worldwide.

Since 1965, the term "65 Roses" has been used by children of all ages to describe their disease. But, making it easier to say does not make CF any easier to live with. The "65 Roses" story [http://www.cff.org/aboutCFFoundation/About65Roses/] has captured the hearts and emotions of all who have heard it. The rose, appropriately the ancient symbol of love, has become a symbol of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Proceeds contributed by 65ROSES team members, volunteers and supporters will be distributed in equal measure to two charitable organizations vital to the cystic fibrosis community: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation [http://www.cff.org/] and the Cystic Fibrosis – Reaching Out Foundation [http://www.reachingoutfoundation.org/]

Click here to Donate

For more information about 65Roses visit click here

TOUR DE CURE 2012

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HRworks participates in Tour de Cure a series of fundraising cycling events held in 43 states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association and support their mission "to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes."


HRworks CHARITYworks is proud to support Team RonnShack our friends and family cycling team. The American Diabetes Association's premier bicycle ride, Atlanta Tour de Cure attracts over 1,500 cycling enthusiasts for routes that encompass everything from a breezy 17 mile course to the moderate challenging 37 mile ride. We also offer a serious challenge 66 and 103 mile rides! There's even an 8 mi ride for beginners! The event is a one day ride offering fun, food, vendors and entertainment and all for a great cause.... A cure for diabetes! Join us on a ride of a lifetime.

Join us for a ride for the cure!

 

To make a donation with HRworks click here

To learn more about Tour de Cure or to sign up for an event in your area click here

To learn more about the American Diabetes Association click here

WALK FOR LUPUS

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HRworks participates in Walk for Lupus Now. This is the signature event of the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. In more than 65 cities and towns across America thousands of people walk to make a difference in the lives of those affected by lupus. It is estimated that 55,000 residents in Georgia have a form of lupus. Lupus is a chronic and potentially life-threatening autoimmune disease that can be devastating for people with lupus and their families.


Walk for Lupus Now raises essential funds for programs, support services, and research for those affected by lupus.

Join us in giving hope to those affected by lupus!

Make an online donation now http://donate.lupus.org/

To Learn more about the Lupus Foundation of America visit http://www.lupus.org

 

HRworks is committed to excellence in recruitment and giving back to the community. In addition to supporting our clients’ talent acquisition needs, the HRworks team donates their time and talent for many community activities, and offers financial contributions for others. Through the HRworks CHARITYworks foundation, HRworks cultivates a diverse range of community events that make a difference in the lives of those around us and adds to our own personal enrichment.

To learn more about HRworks and CHARITYworks please visit www.HRworks .com or call 888-818-9934.