PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of April and all year long, thousands of Aramark associates volunteer their time at local community centers and non-profit organizations in cities and towns around the world.
"We are so grateful that our 270,000 associates have a passion for service and volunteerism and salute them for their commitment to building local communities," said Bev Dribin, Vice President of Community Relations at Aramark. "From Cleveland to Korea, Aramark team members have helped to enrich and nourish the lives of children and families by planting fruit and vegetable gardens, teaching nutrition, wellness and career skills workshops and building community playgrounds."
During Volunteer month and throughout the year, as part of Aramark Building Community, the company's volunteer and philanthropic program, Aramark team members work to improve family health, prepare youth and adults for work, and support individuals and families in underserved communities.
Aramark Building Community Day, the company's global day of service, is scheduled for September 17 when thousands of employees will come together for an annual celebration of the company's year round commitment to enrich and nourish lives in communities around the world.
Since 2008, Aramark has invested millions of dollars in volunteer expertise, financial and in-kind resources to strengthen the capacity of several hundred local community centers, involving the skills and expertise of more than 25,000 employees and impacting millions of people.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.