ATLANTA, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Randstad US and its Women in Randstad Empowering Development (WIRED) Business Resource Group are serving as volunteer sponsors in nationwide 5K events hosted by Girls on the Run (GOTR). Randstad US is committed to giving back to local communities and its partnership with Girls on the Run enables the company to promote good health and provide girls with the tools they need to build confidence and lead a purposeful, thriving life.
"Built into Randstad's corporate social responsibility (CSR) framework is its commitment to empower up and coming generations," said Phyllis Finley, executive vice president, diversity & inclusion, Randstad North America and Girls on the Run board member. "We are proud to support an organization that inspires young, diverse women to nurture confident and healthy lifestyles and I take pride in knowing that our missions are deeply aligned."
At the heart of Girls on the Run are amazing volunteers, like Randstad, whose commitment and passion change the lives of thousands of girls each year. As a member of Girls on the Run's national volunteer alliance, Randstad will support their local councils at 5K races across the country:
- Atlanta: Saturday, April 29, Georgia Tech
- North Georgia: Saturday, April 29, Northside Hospital Forsyth
- Orange County: Sunday, May 20, Great Park, Irvine
- Bay Area: Sunday, May 14, Lake Merced
- Central Ohio: Sunday, May 21, Columbus Commons
- Puget Sound: Sunday May 21, Renton Memorial Stadium
- Pittsburgh: Sunday, May 21, Hartwood Acres
- New York City: Sunday, June 4, Firefighters Field on Roosevelt Island
- Greater Rochester: Saturday, June 10, Monroe Community College
- Central New Jersey: Sunday, June 11, Somerville
"Girls on the Run is thrilled that our volunteer alliance with Randstad US will come to life at a number of Girls on the Run 5K events across the country over the next few weeks," says Theresa Miller, Girls on the Run chief engagement officer. "Our organizations share a commitment to inspiring girls and women to be joyful, healthy and confident, and we can't wait to celebrate the thousands of girls that will cross the finish line at this transformational event."
Girls on the Run will host 5K's nationwide and volunteers are encouraged to join a race in their community. To register for a GOTR 5K in your area, find a local race location.
To learn more about Randstad's commitment to corporate social responsibility, visit https://www.randstadusa.com/about/corporate-social-responsibility/.
Randstad North America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a € 20.7 billion global provider of HR services. Through its unique approach of delivering HR innovation with human interaction at the center, Randstad secures and manages a workforce of more than 100,000 people for thousands of clients each week. As a trusted partner in the post-digital world of talent, Randstad advances the careers and business success of our candidates and clients through a combination of the best of high-tech and high-touch processes.
Employing over 6,500 recruiting experts through approximately 1,100 offices and client-dedicated locations, Randstad North America provides outsourcing, staffing, consulting and workforce solutions within the areas of engineering, finance and accounting, healthcare, human resources, IT, legal, life sciences, manufacturing and logistics, office and administration and sales and marketing. Learn more at www.randstadusa.com.
About Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.
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