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In a completely staff run initiative, the employees of LightEdge have steadily grown a program of charitable donation and community involvement that has not only helped a variety of worthy causes, but also strengthened the personal and work relationships of all team members. We’re proud of the giving spirit of our employees, and are dedicated to continuing this tradition. Below are some of the organizations that were involved with this past year across the Midwest, with a special emphasis on those that benefit children in need and their families.
Festival of Trees and Lights
For the past 5 years, LightEdge has decorated Christmas trees to be auctioned off to benefit patients and families of Blank Children’s Hospital.
Meals From the Heartland
Over the past 5 years, the team at LightEdge has continually gathered to package meals for delivery to starving individuals all over the world.
School Supply Drive – Orchard Place
At the beginning of each school year, LightEdge collects school supplies for students serviced by Orchard Place. Orchard Place works with many of the state of Iowa’s children in need, striving to help them develop strong and promising futures.
Easter Seals Iowa: Camp Sunnyside Adopt-a-Flowerbed
LightEdge is proud to have constructed, planted, and maintained a garden outside the Child Development Center for many years in the hopes of brightening that space for the children, clients, and families utilizing Easter Seals.
Youth & Shelter Services, Inc.
LightEdge provides baked goods each Friday in February to the Youth & Shelter Services in Des Moines, Iowa.
Children’s TLC Groundhog Run
Every year, LightEdge sponsors a team to run the underground 5k benefiting the children of Ability KC. Ability KC brings together Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City and Children’s Therapeutic Learning Center. Annually, 2700 individuals and families with special needs receive services for medical rehabilitation, therapeutic preschool, and employment services.
Each year, LightEdge supports the Variety Children’s Charity in the form of the radiothon and 2 Days of Compassion. The organization is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk, and special needs children.