NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazars USA LLP, a leading accounting, tax, and consulting firm, recently unveiled the launch of its Annual Giving Theme, which for 2018 is Fighting Hunger. Mazars USA will donate $100,000 to organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life to those in need, and its employees will increase food collection and volunteer efforts to fight hunger in their local communities.
The initiative is part of the "We Are Mazars" program, which fosters employees' personal and professional growth through volunteerism, donations and giving back to the communities in which they live and work.
The Annual Giving Theme will deepen the firm's relationship with local hunger-related charities, many of which the firm has existing and longstanding relationships with, through prior volunteer and donation efforts.
Mazars USA will be making donations from its Philanthropic Fund to charities in the fight against hunger in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, Maryland, Philadelphia, Sacramento and Chicago, including:
- City Harvest
- Community Food Bank of New Jersey
- Food for Families
- Frederick Rescue Mission
- Greater Chicago Food Depository
- Mercy Inn
- Mustard Seed School
- Sacramento Children's Home
"Giving back is extremely important to our firm and employees, and we hope that our donations and additional volunteer efforts will make a real difference in our communitie," said Victor Wahba, Chairman and Chief Executive Office of Mazars USA LLP. "Hunger affects 1 in 6 people in the United States and we are proud to provide additional resources to help address this critical issue."
The contributions from Mazars, of both money and donated food, will provide thousands of meals to those who need it most.
"On behalf of the Mercy Inn Soup Kitchen and Trinity Lutheran Church we would like to thank Mazars USA for their ongoing generous support. Mazars USA's contribution is allowing us to make much needed repairs so we can provide a better experience for our guests in the neighboring communities," said Charlie Ciccio, Food Coordinator, The Mercy Inn.
To see pictures from our food drives and donations to these local organizations, or to learn more about We Are Mazars and the 2018 Annual Giving Theme, visit mazarsusa.com/wearemazars.
About Mazars USA LLP
Mazars USA LLP provides insight and specialized skills in accounting, auditing, tax, consulting and advisory services. Since 1921, our dedicated professionals have leveraged technical industry expertise to develop customized solutions for clients, create value, and optimize their performance. As the independent U.S. member firm of Mazars Group, our global reach includes 20,000+ professionals across 85+ countries. At local and global levels, we are proud of our value-added services in building lasting relationships with our clients and communities. For more information, visit us at www.mazarsusa.com.
For more information, contact:
Mazars USA LLP
Beth More, 732-205-2012
Doug Hesney, 212-508-9600
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