Aramark Building Community

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Aramark Building Community

Aramark  Building Community is the company's global philanthropic volunteer program focused on strengthening local community centers and helping struggling families. Aramark Building Community enriches the lives of families in need by supporting local community centers to help people of all generations learn, earn and thrive. Aramark recognizes the important role community centers play in addressing the comprehensive needs of individuals and families and is providing a range of resources including grants, volunteers and in-kind contributions. Since 2008, more than 15,000 Aramark  employees have participated in over 500 volunteer activities. Nearly 3 million individuals and families served by community centers in nearly 50 cities have been aided by the program through workforce training and job placement; nutrition education and awareness programs; access to food and clothing; and by having a safer place to learn and thrive.

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Aramark Volunteers in Cleveland Inspire Women to Lead Healthier Lives
According to estimates from the National Center for Health Statistics, more than 60 percent of U.S. adult women are overweight, and have a greater risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and other health issues. To help women focus on their health and lead healthier lives, Aramark employees recently joined other health care service providers for the Friendly Inn...
Apr 28, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Aramark Salutes Thousands of Employee Volunteers During Volunteer Month
PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Throughout the month of April and all year long, thousands of Aramark associates volunteer their time at local community centers and non-profit organizations in cities and towns around the world. ...
Apr 23, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Aramark Invests in Study of Successful Community Health and Wellness Solutions in Partnership With Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
January, 2015 -- A new study of community health and wellness solutions identifies common threads of successful programs that help overcome environmental, social, and economic barriers people face, and accomplish real and lasting community health solutions. “We learned that when community members help create a program, they become activated, and not simply passive participants,” said...
Dec 15, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Winner of Aramark Leadership Award is True "Servant Leader"
  Susan Dreyfus, president and CEO of the Alliance, said today that one of the many highlights of the Alliance National Conference this week was seeing her friend Dr. Anselmo Villarreal, president and CEO of La Casa de Esperanza, Inc. of her home city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, receive the 2014 Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award....
Oct 17, 2014 11:35 AM ET
Aramark Honors Anselmo Villarreal, President and CEO of La Casa de Esperanza, Inc., of Waukesha, WI for Outstanding Community Center Leadership and Advocacy
Pittsburgh, Pa., October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Dr. Anselmo Villarreal, President and CEO of La Casa de Esperanza, Inc. in Waukesha, WI, was honored today with the 2014  Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award in recognition of his innovative and inspirational work to create strong families and communities. The recognition includes a $40,000 Aramark...
Oct 16, 2014 1:45 PM ET