May 04, 2017
Award Recognizes ECMC Group's Employee Volunteer Efforts and $1.45 Million in Donations to Charities Around the Country
MINNEAPOLIS – ECMC Group received the 2017 Corporate Volunteerism Council-Twin Cities' (CVC-TC) "Game Changer" award on May 4 at the CVC-TC Annual Celebration. The Game Changer Award recognizes an employee-driven corporate initiative/program that demonstrates a best practice in employee engagement and volunteerism, while also being a "game changer" in which the program shows innovation and an impact on corporate culture or strategy.
The award recognizes ECMC Group's employee engagement volunteer initiatives, which include the GO! Program—a nationwide effort that donates funds to charities nominated and selected by employees. A total of 72 grants were awarded nationwide. In 2017, ECMC Group awarded $250,000 to charities in the Twin Cities and $1.45 million in grants to nonprofits around the country.
"ECMC Group believes in giving back to the community and our employees lead the way to ensure we provide support to each and every community we serve," said Iris Cumberbatch, vice president of corporate affairs. "We appreciate this honor and look forward to continuing to support the amazing work happening in charities here and throughout the U.S."
ECMC Group is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit corporation with a mission to help students succeed. All of the companies within ECMC Group work together to fulfill our mission through product and service support and by funding its philanthropic activities through ECMC Foundation.
"This award reflects ECMC Group's commitment to community involvement and recognizes the outstanding contribution that your employees make in their communities through volunteer service," said Susan T. Schuster, president of CVC-TC. "We applaud your efforts and the impact that you are having on communities nationwide."
About The Corporate Volunteerism Council–Twin Cities
The Corporate Volunteerism Council–Twin Cities (CVC-TC) is a professional organization consisting primarily of corporate members that also includes associate nonprofit members. CVC-TC advocates, supports, and grows workplace volunteerism to improve our community.