All over the country, our Marian locations are celebrating the holiday season in different ways. Take a look at the different things each location is doing to help their local communities and spread some cheer this holiday season.
Every year during the holiday season, Marian Mexico works with an organization called Christmas Street, and this year is no different. Christmas Street put up Christmas Trees at Marian Mexico’s facility for donations. The funds collected went to local group called Paso Del Norte Children’s Development Center which work with special needs youth.
Marian Mexico also worked with their employees to host a food drive for the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank.
Marian Milwaukee hosted a food drive for the Hunger Task Force and was able to raise $2640 as well as 771 pounds (928 items) of non-perishable food items.
Marian Chicago employees raised over $2500 and along with other donations and helped fill two 40′ containers to ship to Honduras as part of the hurricane relief. Employee Cinthia Castro (Customer Service Manager) is from Honduras and coordinated this effort. She was even mentioned in a Chicago Tribune article for her work.
Marian Monticello participated in the United Way Angel Tree Program where 20 local children are provided with gifts supplied by Marian Monticello employees. Their employees are also actively involved in the United Way 2021 Campaign, where they are donating funds from each paycheck.
Marian Fort Worth has been donating turkeys to Charles Nash Elementary for the last 20 years. The school requested additional turkeys since other organizations were not able to donate this year, so Marian Fort Worth rose to the challenge and donated 28 turkeys to Charles Nash Elementary.
Marian Indianapolis Employees donated food and gifts to families at Providence Cristo Rey High School, a college and career preparatory high school school that offers a transformational educational experience to students with economic need.
Indianapolis Employees provided 11 boxes of food and $100 in grocery store gift cards to the school’s food pantry and gifts for 2 families of students (7 children total) plus $475 in gift cards for gifts for other student families.