While the holidays are traditionally thought of as the season of giving, at BullsEye Telecom, a leading national multilocation communications solutions provider, every season is the time to help others. As part of its BullsEye Cares initiative and in celebration of the company’s 20th anniversary, employees supported several local and national organizations and events in 2019.
“Giving back to the local community is not just something we talk about at BullsEye, it’s something we do as much as possible,” said Tom Tisko, president and CEO of BullsEye. “We look to have a positive impact on not only our clients across the U.S., but our communities, especially those in need. It’s a part of our culture and something our employees embrace — an aspect of this company I take incredible pride in.”
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During this holiday season, the Detroit area-based company encouraged its team to continue giving back to those in need by providing the names of 12 organizations and events to support. With both local and national options from which to choose, the list includes ways to donate food, clothing, blood, money, care packages for service members, blankets and more. To bring joy to some children struggling this time of year, there are opportunities such as wrapping gifts that will be given to kids in need and participating in “Moonbeams for Sweet Dreams,” a program created by the Beaumont Children’s Pediatric Family Advisory at Beaumont Hospital. Each night at 8:00 p.m., from Dec. 1 until Christmas, community members stand outside the hospital and look for young patients shining flashlights out the windows of their hospital rooms. When one is spotted, they receive flashlight beams in return from the outside.
Throughout the year, BullsEye employees volunteered time and money to organizations. Some of the highlights:
- In February, a team of BullsEye engineers and experts installed the contact center for The Salvation Army Bed & Bread Radiothon. Starting from scratch, they completed the installation in one day.
- In June, 126 employees volunteered nearly 400 hours on 14 shifts over 10 days at the Forgotten Harvest food bank, assembling a variety of food packages and delivering them to members of the community in Metro Detroit.
- In October, BullsEye partnered with Detroit Dog Rescue on the inaugural 96.3 WDVD Donate for Dogs Radiothon. Along with phone services provided by the company, employees donated more than 80 hours of their time and helped raise more than $63,000. Some even submitted an application to adopt a dog during the event.
- Every December since 2014, BullsEye has provided telephone services and volunteer support for the Mitch Albom SAY Detroit Radiothon, helping raise funds to help homeless families, veterans in need and others.
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