2019 Breckinridge Sustainability Report - Page 19



AMBASSADOR PROGRAM: OUR 2018 IMPACT
HOME FOR LITTLE WANDERERS: SOMERVILLE VILLAGE
AMBASSADORS
Ben Pease (Trading) and Ariana Polk (Consultant Relations)
ACTIONS
Donated to support multiple scholarships for residents, the Age-Out Transition Program, CPR
training and holiday gifts. Hosted monthly educational events and provided residents individual
support in overcoming challenges. Volunteered over 220 hours.
GREATEST
IMPACTS
• Our individual milestones with Somerville Village’s residents stand out as some of the most
impactful of 2018. Our efforts in this area helped residents with various accomplishments, such as
applying to or reenrolling in colleges, securing employment, filing taxes and passing driving tests.
• We had our first scholarship distribution to a Somerville Village resident in 2018. We also
modified our scholarship process to create more opportunities for the residents to apply
throughout the year.
• We received the Business Partnership of the Year award from The Provider’s Council for our work
with The Home.
FRONTIER NURSING UNIVERSITY
AMBASSADORS
Ashley Stanojev (Client Services) and Sarah Turpin (Trading)
ACTIONS
Donated to support Frontier’s Courier Program and continued to fund Breckinridge’s scholarship
endowment.
GREATEST
IMPACTS
• Our funding of the Courier Program helped participants carry out community service projects
during their summer internships, including creating informational materials for inmates
fighting addiction, designing a mural highlighting the local community of Hyden, Kentucky, and
filling backpacks with supplies for underserved youth.
• Breckinridge hosted Courier alumni to share their experiences with Breckinridge employees.
COMMUNITY INITIATIVES
AMBASSADORS
James Spidle (Consultant Relations) and Kelly Wight (Marketing)
ACTIONS
Launched our program by supporting the REAL Program in Lynn, MA, to build Little Free Libraries
and help get the program into their new location. We also donated and provided corporate coaching to
the Inner City Capital Connections Program. Overall, we volunteered over 150 hours.
GREATEST
IMPACTS
• Establishing a strong relationship with The REAL Program in Lynn to kick off our Community
Initiatives Program.
• Breckinridge hosted a company-wide book drive collecting over 300 donated books, and helped
to build and fill 10 Little Free Libraries. Additionally, we began our focus on enrichment, and in
December, employees accompanied the REAL children to the Museum of Science.
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