April 4, 2019

Foster Kids Charity in the Big Apple

Build a bike

Our friends at AIG invited us to their Manhattan, NY headquarters for an epic foster kids charity philanthropy focused team build. AIG is one of our longest standing partners. They have strong philanthropic values at the core of their corporate culture. Committed to doing the right thing for their people and the communities where they work, live and serve.

“We provide Volunteer Time Off to our global workforce, allowing them to provide hands-on support to the causes they care about most, and we donate over $6M each year through our matching grants program to nonprofit organizations our employee’s support,” AIG About Us statement.

Needless to say, we are always excited to do some good with AIG! After bracing ourselves for cold weather we flew into La Guardia. Once we reached the location we set up shop for a build of 100 bikes and 100 Sweet Cases.

AIG brought 83 team members for the build. Because there were more bikes than team members one team was able to build 11 bikes! It was clear that the teams put in a lot of love in their work.

When the build was over, the team’s joy and excitement carried on. They were so happy to be helping kids in their area. The donations went to Catholic Guardian Services and will be distributed to children in care throughout Brooklyn and the Bronx.

Thanks again to our partner AIG and their wonderful team. If you are interested in participating in a team build or making an impact through foster kids charity, learn more here. https://www.togetherwerise.org/team-building-activities/

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