MIRAMAR, Fla., Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Arise Virtual Solutions Inc., the award-winning leader in on-demand customer management technology, recently donated over 325 backpacks filled with 10,200 essential school supplies for underprivileged children. The backpacks and supplies will send students back to school prepared for a successful school year. The second annual Fill-A-Backpack drive was organized by the Arise Community Action Team, an employee led team dedicated to giving back to the community. The Arise Community Action Team partnered with the Susan B. Recovery Center, Moving Forward Together, the Miami Children's Initiative and Harvest Drive to support five schools in South Florida; Sea Castle Elementary, Somerset Academy Central, Somerset Academy Miramar, Lauderdale Manors in Ft. Lauderdale and Charles R Drew K-8 Center in Liberty City. Arise employees donated money, supplies, and volunteered their time to fill backpacks and supply extra school supplies for classrooms in anticipation for the school year.
"I'm extremely proud of the individuals on our teams and their commitment to education and community welfare," said Karen Thompson, representative of the Arise Community Action Team. "It demonstrates our employees give as much of themselves to the community as they do to the company – 100%."
"The students at Charles R Drew K-8 Center were overjoyed to start school with brand new backpacks filled with all of the supplies they need to excel in school," said Estefany Cespedes, Founder and CEO of Moving Forward Together.
The Community Action Team has raised thousands of dollars and donated hundreds of hours of time to various local, national, and international charitable organizations, including but not been limited to the Ronald McDonald House, South Florida Food Bank, Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Dress for Success, Joe DiMaggio's Children's Hospital, ING Miami Marathon, Charlee Homes for Children, Covenant House, and many other local organizations.
About Arise Virtual Solutions Inc.:
Arise is a pioneer of on-demand customer management technology and business process outsourcing. Our powerful cloud-based platform provides a virtual nationwide network to connect primarily work-at-home service professionals running small call center businesses to companies needing contact center and other business services. Built to scale, Arise makes the way for a superior customer experience for innovative enterprises from startups to Fortune 500.
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