On any given day, USAble Life employees not only serve more than 1,000 employer groups and 1 million members around the country, but also the homeless, the hungry, and the sick through the company’s extensive volunteer and philanthropic efforts. Collectively, USAble Life employees give approximately 2,000 hours of service — 250 eight-hour days annually through the company’s Volunteer Time Off (VTO) program.
“Social responsibility is an important part of who we are as a company and has been since our founding,” said Jim Casey, USAble Life President & CEO. “VTO is another way we remain true to our values and develop genuine connections with our communities and those in need.”
In the past year, USAble Life’s nearly 480 employees have served more than 15 nonprofits and community organizations across the country, including food banks, homeless shelters, and hospitals. Employees at all levels of the organization have joined together to bag food, serve meals, wrap Christmas presents, pack backpacks, paint, garden, and do small construction projects.
In addition to VTO, USAble Life gives generously to more than 10 charitable organizations with gifts totaling more than $147,000 in 2018. Charities include the United Way, March of Dimes, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, Junior Achievement, ACCESS School, Baptist Health Foundation, Children’s Home, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Helping Hands, and Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation. USAble Life also sets aside funds for matching our employees’ donations.
“We are committed to giving back to our communities, and we are proud of our employees for making a meaningful difference by helping others,” said Jane-Alyse VonOhlen, Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development.
USAble Life employees also have a passion for sharing their professional skills and knowledge through teaching. Developers in Jacksonville, Fla. work closely with college students at the University of North Florida School of Computing. Other employees donate their time to teach Junior Achievement’s personal finance and career readiness curricula to high school students.