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Growth Heroes Pledges over $6000 to Local Nonprofits

Our 2023 Pledge 1% Contributions

Carissa Bartek
Salesforce Admin & Business Manager

As dedicated Pledge 1% partners, Growth Heroes had the opportunity to donate over $6000 and dozens of volunteer hours to nine impactful organizations that are changing the lives of people in our communities. 

Pledge 1% encourages and empowers companies of all sizes to donate 1% of their staff time, product, profit, and equity to charity. 

To choose which nonprofits to donate to, each team member selected an organization they are passionate about. Our shared desire to support people doing great work in our communities strengthens our company culture. 

“Growth Heroes’ commitment to Pledge 1% was one of the reasons I was so excited to work here,” said team member Cassidy Belk. “The team genuinely cares about what happens in their communities, and we love that our company will support what matters to us.”

To learn more and take the pledge, visit Pledge 1%’s site.

Our 2023 Organizations

American Cancer Society Hope Lodge of Kansas City

The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge program provides a free home away from home for cancer patients and their caregivers. More than just a roof over their heads, it’s a nurturing community that helps patients access the care they need. “The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Kansas City, which opened in 2000, offers 46 guest rooms located near treatment centers in the area.”

Daily Bread Community Food Pantry

Based in the small town of Collegeville, Pennsylvania, the Daily Bread Community Food Pantry provides services for over 700 community members each month. That’s over 200 households and 246 children provided with basic needs. From food to hygiene products to back-to-school items and holiday specialties, Daily Bread is a staple support system for the Collegeville community.

Dress for Success Indianapolis

Dress for Success Indianapolis “empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.”

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

The food insecurity rate has increased by 13% since 2019 in Indianapolis. Thousands of food-insecure people and children can count on Gleaners Food Bank for assistance. With 433 mobile pantries across the state, they have distributed 28.6 million meals.

Humane Society of West Michigan

Since 1883, the Humane Society of West Michigan has served Kent County, other counties in Michigan, and other states overpopulated with companion animals. They are the area’s leading animal welfare organization. T he Humane Society of West Michigan is building a healthy, safe, and compassionate community where all animals receive care. 

Kid Power

“Kid Power inspires youth leadership by promoting academic advancement, physical & emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement.” Free programs serve over 1,600 students in under-served DC communities.

The Current

As a listener-supported music station, The Current “connects communities across the region through trusted news, independent music, and community conversation.” They also host several events within the community, bringing people together through music.

WFYI

“WFYI is a nonprofit organization providing trusted news and quality entertainment for 50 years while educating and engaging the community.” The organization aims to provide a source of reliable and accurate information to listeners.

Wheeler Mission

65% of the Wheeler Missions’ income comes from monetary contributions towards programming and fundraising to provide for those in need. Their “services take a holistic approach to our local homeless community by providing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual help.” With shelter services, residential programs, and additional recovery programs, the Wheeler Mission can change lives within the Indianapolis area.

More Than a Check

While monetary donations are critical, nonprofits often need more than a check. That’s why many of our team members volunteer their time and talents throughout the year. From sharing insights with DLRS to volunteering with Toys for Tots, our team jumps at any opportunity to help.