Meet Rita Henderson: Connecting Thousands of Employees to Serve Their Communities

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Meet Rita Henderson: Connecting Thousands of Employees to Serve Their Communities

One of the Faces of Nestlé driving a positive impact on individuals & families, communities, and our planet

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8:05am

CAMPAIGN: Nestlé in the U.S.: Healthy Communities

CONTENT: Blog

Rita Henderson is a Community Affairs Manager for Nestlé USA.

I tell everyone that I’ve had the greatest job and career at Nestlé USA. I’ve been here for 25 years, and I’ve had the pleasure of managing Community Affairs for the last 17 years. That includes managing our partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of America, our corporate giving campaign, and the Nestlé Adopt-a-School program. 25 years ago, we found we needed a focus and strategy for giving back to our communities. That is when we started our Adopt-a-School program, which helps with everything from a special fitness program at a school for young adults with Down syndrome to building school vegetable gardens. We even continue to keep in touch with some of the kids today.

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Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Boys & Girls Club of America | Community Involvement | Faces of Nestle | Nestle USA | Nestlé Adopt-a-School program | Partnership for the Goals | Positive Change | Rita Henderson | Volunteering

CAMPAIGN: Nestlé in the U.S.: Healthy Communities

CONTENT: Blog