A Look Back at Colony Service Month - Waypoint Homes

A Look Back at Colony Service Month

A Look Back at Colony Service Month

For the past month, Colony American employees have been volunteering throughout the community, supporting Colony Cares Service Month. From our hard work, 10 dogs have been cared for, 26,352 meals were packed to feed 72 children for a year, 3 miles were walked in the name of breast cancer, countless life-saving medical supplies were sorted, Olympic athletes were cheered for, and superhero costumes were worn.

colony cares service month, CAH employees volunteered at Project Cure

CAH Employees Volunteering with Project Cure

Project Cure is the “largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world.” Our volunteers took part in delivering health by sorting medical supplies for the organization.

colony cares service month, CAH employees volunteered at Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary

CAH Employees Volunteering with Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary

CAH Employees Volunteering with Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary

We volunteered twice with Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary, a non-profit organization committed to senior animal care, promotion and education. Spending time walking, feeding, grooming, and showing some love to these furry friends were some of the volunteering duties. Not a bad day’s work!

colony cares service month, CAH employees volunteered at SDSA

CAH Employees Volunteering with Sharing Down Syndrome Arizona

Sharing Down Syndrome Arizona (SDSA) is a group dedicated to enriching the lives of children with Down Syndrome and providing support to their families.  CAH employee, Leah, volunteers every year at the Sharing Down Syndrome Walk fundraiser.  She and her family dress as Super Heroes to take pictures with the kids and cheer on their teams!

colony cares service month, CAH employees volunteered at Race for the Cure

Denver CAH Employees Volunteering with the Race for the Cure

Our Denver team spent their morning volunteering with Race for the Cure, a race series all over the country that provides educational and fundraising for breast cancer. Since the beginning over $2 billion has been invested to help stop breast cancer.

colony cares service month, CAH employees volunteered at Special Olympics

CAH Employees Volunteering with Special Olympics

Special Olympics, the world’s largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities, was in Arizona, and our Colony American employees weren’t going to miss a chance to volunteer! We partook in score-keeping, officiating games, presenting medals, and offering any other assistance as needed.

colony cares service month, CAH employees volunteered at Feed My Starving Children

CAH Employees Volunteering with Feed My Starving Children

Our rock star Colony employees helped pack lunches at Feed My Starving Children. They packed 122 boxes, with equals to 26,352 meals that will feed 72 kids for a year!

In addition, we received over 60 stories from you, our residents, outlining your volunteer experiences. We’re happy to be part of a community that gives back. #ColonyCares

About Author: Anna

Anna Rosenberg is the content editor at Colony American Homes. After discovering Pinterest and a love for cooking, the Arizona native started blogging as a way to share her recipes with friends and family. Since then, she has had the opportunity to turn her passion for writing into a career with Colony American Homes. She loves reaching out to residents and other blog visitors as a way to make them feel like they are part of the Colony American Homes community. Some of Anna’s favorite things include rich coffee, jamming to Taylor Swift, creative cooking, hiking (in the cooler AZ winter weather, that is), playing with her dog Bryan, Netflix marathons of Gilmore Girls, and of course, blogging! Favorite Quote: “She believed she could, so she did.” R.S. Grey

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