Advantage Cares: Giving Back to Our Communities

While Advantage has a global reach, it is our local knowledge and day-to-day connections to our communities that is so vital to our customers' operations. We further enhance that local perspective, presence and connection through Advantage Cares. Below are just some of the charitable and nonprofit organizations that we and our associates support.

Global      

  • Japan Quake Relief Effort - Advantage continues to provide substantial aid to affected colleagues and communities.
    Read more.
  • Advantage for Australia Flood Victims - Advantage matched the thousands collected from employees globally to provide relief for the Australia Queensland flood victims. http://www.qld.gov.au/floods/donate.html 

United Kingdom

  • McMillan Cancer Support and Great Ormond Street Childrens Hospital Charity - each year we raise over £18,000 for our nominated charities
  • Jeans for Genes Day - supports children affected by genetic disorders
  • GAYE (Give As You Earn) - allows our employees to donate to the charity of their choice through payroll deduction
  • London Business Action on Homelessness - helps previously homeless people return to work through interview and CV coaching
  • Safe Start for Schoolswww.safestartuk.org
  • St. Michael’s Hospice - www.stmichaelshospice.org.uk

Australia

  • Salvation Army's Employment Plus Network - provides expertise in preparing resumes, applying for jobs, and interviewing 
  • MicroLoan Foundation
  • Victorian Bushfire Appeal
  • Intensive Care Foundation
  • MS Australia
  • MacMillan Cancer Support
  • Lifeline CareFlight
  • Special Olympics
  • UNHCR Safe Start for Schoolswww.safestartuk.org
  • St. Michael’s Hospicewww.stmichaelshospice.org.uk 

 United States 

  • Angels of Hope - provides assistance to children and their families as they cope with the struggles cancer presents.  Read more.
  • Jeans Day - employees pay $5 to wear jeans on a Friday, with funds going to a designated charity
  • American Stroke Association
  • American Liver Foundation
  • American Red Cross
  • American Heart Association
  • ALS Association
  • American Cancer Society
  • United Way - in partnership with Ford Motor Company
  • Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (AACIL)
  • Zoe Foundation - teaches cancer patients to paint while undergoing chemotherapy
  • YearUp - provides urban young adults with technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate internship www.yearup.org


 

 

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