Giving back to the community is something the employees of Corporate Network Services value very highly. Through our Community Counts program we support multiple organizations in the local area of Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia by donating food, money, corporate IT services, administrative services or computer hardware and software; raise funds to support the missions of select partner charities; and participate as proud members of the Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County.
We exceeded our goal of collecting 100 pounds of food for WUMCO on Martin Luther King Day 2013!
CNS employees prepare to deliver holiday gifts to a needy WUMCO family.
CNS employees collected 770 individual pieces of food for the Smart Sacks program at Manna food, which fed about 75 hungry elementary school age children for a weekend.
CNS employees helped pack 20,000 meals for Stop Hunger Now in September, 2012. The people in red are filling food bags, while we in yellow weigh and seal them.
A local baseball team CNS sponsored this year through our Community Counts Program went on to become Maryland World Series champions! UMAC U-12 were the US Champions for Cal Ripken World Series – U-12 division. They then went on to play in the National Youth Baseball Championships in Memphis, TN and represented the National Championship for Babe Ruth, where they unfortunately lost to Japan.
CNS donates the services of a shredding truck to the Town of Poolesville during its annual Business Fair in March. In 2012 we took in 6682 pounds of paper from residents and businesses, and in 2013 we took in 6800 pounds. One resident had papers dating back 60 years! A grateful business owner wrote us and said, “Your company has done a great thing for our town, and I wanted to thank you for providing us with a great service!
CNS employees gather to wrap holiday gifts for a family of 5 that the company sponsored through WUMCO. All of the children’s wishes were granted thanks to the generous staff at CNS.
CNS employees volunteered at Manna Food Bank to pack food boxes for needy families in Montgomery County, MD on July 25.
CNS and Anvil Dataworks employees collected 400 children’s books to donate to charity. Here, Denise and Karen clean and sort books to prepare for a delivery to Bright Beginnings child development center in Washington DC.
Corporate Network Services employees collected personal items to pack into kits for deployed soldiers and assembled them at the company’s Quarterly Meeting in October 2010. The kits are going to a military police unit from Maryland that has been overseas since June. Local businesses from Poolesville also contributed to the effort: Hilary Schwab Photography, Drs. Pike and Valega, and Selby’s Market.
CNS joined up with Do Good Adventures for the Chesapeake Bay Clean Up Day 2011 to install rain barrels at The Button Farm in Germantown, MD. The rain barrels will help divert water away from the farm house while screening out sediment before reaching the Seneca Creek and the Potomac River. In this photo, volunteers sort gravel which was used to line the trenches dug later in the day for the water pipes.
CNS PROSuite Support Centre Technician, Robert Hyatt, takes a moment during his volunteer day at Bright Beginnings day care center for homeless children in Washington DC to pose with a student selecting a backpack for his first day of school. Robert was configuring a new computer system donated by Microsoft and HP.
CNS sponsored a document shredding truck at the 2010 Poolesville Business Fair. We shredded 2800 lbs. of paper, which was recycled after being shredded. This has become an annual event for CNS.
Kids are important to CNS: we sponsored new playground equipment at Poolesville Elementary School and received this permanent brick under the flag pole as a thank you.
CNS gathered 80 pounds of staple groceries for WUMCO’s pantry on Martin Luther King Day 2010 during its annual company meeting. We continue to honor his service by collecting food every year.
Denise Jacklin from CNS wraps gifts for the family the company sponsored during the holidays of 2009. Almost everything on the family’s wish list was granted thanks to generous employees.
CNS employees volunteered together on Community Service Day 2009 to help Star Gazing Farm in Boyds, MD.