As National Volunteer Week wraps up, we wanted to take the time to celebrate and thank all the volunteers across the country who give their time and effort to strengthen their communities.
Here at PAN, we are proud to provide every employee with a volunteer benefit so they can take time off from work to give back. Our employees are incredibly talented PR practitioners that not only make PAN a better place, but also make the world a better place through their kindness and service. Check out some of their stories and pictures below and join us in saying THANK YOU!
Noah Brown at the Christmas in July benefit for the the Victory Programs’ Boston Living Center, which fosters the wellness of all HIV positive people. The benefit raised $2,500 for the cause.
Cori Kendrick and Britt Gottlieb with their mentees from the Urban Improv Mentoring Program.
Alex Parrella with the students from the American Legion Boys/Girls State Foundation, where he has been a volunteer counselor for nine years.
Emily Held with fellow colleagues (and mustache growers) Kyle Tildsley, John Pinkham and Gary Torpey. Every year, Emily honors her late father's memory by raising funds for the Movember efforts to raise awareness for prostate cancer.
Sara Guzzone at a field trip with one of the kids from the Prospect transitional shelter in the Bronx.
Elizabeth Aguilo with one of the dogs from The Sato Project, an organization dedicated to rescuing abandoned dogs in Puerto Rico and rehabilitating them so they can be sent to Boston for adoption. Liz spends time with the dogs every weekend.
Jonathan Bloom's car, packed with donations from his synagogue's members for the Jewish Family Table, a local food bank effort which he and his wife volunteer for every year. Last year, Jewish Family Table volunteers packed more than 18,000 bags and made over 2,200 grocery deliveries to JFCS clients.
Marki Conway, Alli Scholl, Caitlyn Keating, Meredith Duhaime, Alyssa Miron, Kathryn McMahon, Jenny Gardynski, Cori Kendrick and Meghan Flannery took an elevator selfie after a brainstorm session to help plan A Prom to Remember for The Unforgettable Prom Foundation. The girls are using their free time to manage PR for this upcoming event.