Annual Day of Service Empowers DISH Employees to Volunteer across the Country
DISH Day of Service is a unifying day when teams come together to make a positive impact in the communities where employees live, work and raise families. This collaborative effort is part of DISH Cares, the company's corporate citizenship program, which promotes community engagement and sustainability efforts across the organization.
"Since 2015, DISH employees have donated more than 25,000 hours of service to help those in need across the country," said
DISH employees, their families and friends joined local DISH retailers and partners on the company's largest cooperative volunteer event of the year. Together, volunteers offered their services at food banks,
The following are a few examples of the DISH Day of Service events:
Denver, CO- Team members pitched in at the Food Bank of the Rockieswhere they helped set a new record of pallets sorted and packed, totaling 19,360 pounds of food that will help feed local Coloradofamilies. Ann Arbor, MI- IHS Team helped build a Habitat for Humanityhome for a family in need. Christiansburg, VA- CXO Team cleaned common areas at the Humane Societyand socialized animals in the shelter. Denver, CO- Sling Team assisted kids at the Boys & Girls Clubwith homework, reading, dodgeball and foosball tournaments. Denver, CO- Wireless Team cleaned up the South Platte River. El Paso, TX- Manufacturing Team volunteered at Candlelighters Walk of Hope to fight childhood cancer. Foster City, CA- DISH Technologies Team helped at a local food bank and donation drive. Roseland, NY - Sales team members helped with registration, race directing, parking and clean up at the St. Jude Walk.
"At DISH, we always strive to push the boundaries of success, whether we're leading the way in customer service, offering the most innovative technology or giving back to our local communities," added Curtis. "I'm proud of all our team has accomplished, and look forward to what we will continue to achieve with our community partners through DISH Cares and beyond."
A video recap of the Day of Service is available here.
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