At Foster CM Group, we truly believe that “quality service fosters growth” and we extend that same belief to bettering the communities in which we live, work and play. From national causes to local endeavors, we support charitable efforts in order to positively impact the environment and people who surround and support us.
Foster CM Group Donates to Dallas Independent School District – August 2016
Under the NTTA’s Relationships and Opportunities Advancing Diversity (ROAD) program, Foster CM Group and Atkins joined forces to support the Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD/DISD) in their 2016 Back to School Supply Drive.
The team hosted a mixer at Atkins’ office to kick start the event on July 14, 2016. Throughout the next month, boxes were placed at four Foster CM Group project jobsites—the NTTA PGBT 4th Lane Widening Project, Dallas Water Utilities, Parkland Hospital and DFW Business Continuity Program—as well as at the Foster CM Group Dallas Office the Atkins Dallas Office and three at NTTA’s offices. During that time, multiple trips were required to collect all the school supplies that had been donated as the boxes were being filled to capacity!
The school supplies were delivered to Dallas ISD on Thursday, August 4, 2016. The school district was overwhelmed with the amount of supplies that were donated—the largest donation ever received! In fact, one of the DISD staff members, soon to be retiring, was brought to tears as she recalled a time when she was a recipient of supplies collected from this very school supply drive. Now, she is helping to organize the drive one last time. The supplies that were collected as part of this year’s school supply drive will be distributed at four Dallas ISD high schools as they had the highest need.
Foster CM Group Donates to The Children’s Shelter of San Antonio – December 2015
In the spirit of giving this past holiday season, Foster CM Group held a donation drive for The Children’s Center of San Antonio.
The Children’s Shelter is a private, nationally accredited nonprofit corporation. Since 1901, they have provided a safe haven for child survivors of abuse, neglect, and abandonment in San Antonio and Bexar County. Today, The Children’s Shelter is a trauma-informed care certified organization that offers emergency shelter and residential treatment for children in crisis and helps children find permanent homes through foster care and adoption. Their Family Strengthening programs teach nurturing parenting skills to vulnerable families and help families overcome crises.
Our employees helped us to donate approximately $1,500 worth of toys and items needed at the shelter such as diapers and wipes; baby formula, non-perishable food and snacks; socks and underwear; sheets, towels and washcloths; toiletry items; art supplies; and sports items.
A handful of employees delivered the items to The Children’s Shelter on Monday, December 14th and took a tour of the campus facilities.