Our commitment as an organization has always been to the communities in which we live and work. We strive to participate in local events that will have a positive effect on the families and businesses within those communities. Evolve IP and all of the GPX companies are happy to share our time and talents with numerous local organizations and charities. Since 2009, we have donated over 1,900 volunteer hours to these wonderful causes. Since 2006, we have donated or raised over $3,000,000 for these organizations.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
http://www.alexslemonade.org/ - 610.649.3034 – Fighting Childhood Cancer one cup at a time. Evolve IP and the other members of the Evolve IP Corporate Center have held several Lemonade Stands to benefit ALSF.
American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org/ Since its origination, the American Red Cross has been the nation’s premier emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services, always with the aim of preventing and relieving suffering. Evolve IP and the GPX companies support the Red Cross by hosting multiple blood drives each year.
Chester County Food Bank
http://www.chestercountyfoodbank.org/ - 610.873.6000 – Mission: To be the primary organization that alleviates hunger and creates pathways to improve health and education in order to reduce poverty in Chester County. Evolve IP with the support of the Evolve IP Corporate Center has hosted numerous food drives for the Chester County Food Bank.
Cradles to Crayons
http://www.cradlestocrayons.org/ - 215.836.0958 – Cradles to Crayons endeavors to provide homeless and low-income children with the essentials they require to thrive – to feel safe, warm, ready to learn, and valued. At the same time, they lay a foundation for lasting change by providing meaningful, tangible volunteer opportunities to thousands of families and individuals and hundreds of corporations each year. As a company we have volunteered at The Giving Factory on numerous occasions and has been the host of a Gear Up for Winter Coat Drive as well as a collection of gently used children’s items.
ITAG (Innovative Technology Action Group)
http://www.itagpa.org/ - 610.458.5700 – ITAG’s mission is to promote Information Technology, Communications, and Technological Processes, to all companies and individuals in Southeastern Pennsylvania as a means to become more effective in an increasingly sophisticated global marketplace. This is accomplished by working closely with and servicing participating ITAG companies, economic development agencies, and education/training partners to develop the tech workforce and help businesses succeed by using technology effectively. Evolve IP is a proud supporter of a number of ITAG’s programs specifically GETT (Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology), Techies Day, and Tech Trek.
http://philadelphia.ja.org/ - 610.230.3380 – Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Junior Achievement programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs which make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities. Evolve IP is a proud sponsor of Junior Achievements’ Philadelphia Business Hall of Fame Event.
http://www.littlesmiles.org - 610.765.1272 – “Little Smiles” is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides toys, games, DVD’s, computers, VIP outings, celebrity meet and greets, concert, sporting event tickets, theme park tickets, fun food runs, nerf gun wars and much, much more…for children in local hospitals, hospices and shelters. Our mission is to help children escape their everyday pain and allow them to be a kid again, even if it’s for a short period of time. We respond to the needs of the children and provide whatever we can to make their day a little brighter. We help put a smile back on the faces of children who need it most. Evolve IP is a proud sponsor of the Annual Little Smiles Ball. This incredible event is modeled after the Oscars. The actors are replaced with people much more important – children in our region battling chronic and serious illnesses. For this one night, these children are able to escape the cruel reality of needles, treatments, and medicine into a fantasy where they are the stars!
Macula Vision Research Foundation
http://www.mvrf.org/ - 800.821.7356 – MVRF is a national organization focused on curing blindness by funding visionary research. MVRF provides funding to leading scientists researching treatments for retinal diseases, including macular degeneration and congenital childhood blindness. Evolve IP and the GPX Companies are proud supporters of the Macula Vision Research Foundation.
MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance)
http://www.mannapa.org/ - 215.496.2662 – Improving health. Delivering nourishment. Especially for people at acute nutritional risk due to life-threatening illness, MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) prepares and delivers delicious nourishing meals and counsel, empowering individuals to battle illness and improve their quality of life. Join Evolve IP as we take part in MANNA’s annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale, Pie in the Sky. Helping your neighbors is as easy as pie!
http://www.myositis.org/ - 800.821.7356 – The mission of The Myositis Association is to find a cure for inflammatory and other related myopathies, while serving those affected by these diseases. Evolve IP has been a proud supporter of the Myositis Association and their local golf outing since its inception.
PCOM Community Health Centers
http://www.pcom.edu/ - 215.871.6100 – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is dedicated to the education of students in medicine, health and behavioral sciences. The College fosters the growth of the osteopathic profession by training physicians through programs of study guided by osteopathic medical tradition, concept and practice. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is committed to the advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth through teaching and research, and to the well-being of the community through leadership and service.
People for People
http://www.peopleforpeople.org/ - 215.235.2340 – The foundational mission of PFP is to drastically reduce the blight of poverty in our community. For over 15 years PFP has helped low-income individuals leave behind their dependency upon welfare and substance abuse by providing education, job training, computer skills training, program certification and counseling. In addition, PFP has been dedicated to educating the upcoming generation of children here as well as assisting orphans and vulnerable children affected by and infected by AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. The children of People for People has been the beneficiary of Evolve’s generosity around the Holiday Season. Evolve IP and the GPX companies have provided over 200 gifts for the children of the Greater Exodus Parish.
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
http://www.pgpf.org/ Our mission is to increase public awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America’s future and to accelerate action on them. To address these challenges successfully, we work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term solutions that transcend age, party lines and ideological divides in order to achieve real results. Evolve IP and the GPX Companies are proud supporters of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
http://www.philabundance.org/ - 215.339.0900 – Mission: To be the primary organization that alleviates hunger and creates pathways to improve health and education in order to reduce poverty in Chester County. Evolve IP, with the support of the Evolve IP Corporate Center has hosted numerous Food Drives for the Chester County Food Bank.
http://www.squashsmarts.org/ - 215.221.6860 – SquashSmarts combines the sport of Squash with Academic Tutoring and Mentoring of under-served, urban youth in order to develop self-esteem and discipline through academic, athletic and personal achievement. Evolve IP and the GPX Companies are proud supporters of this organization and their annual events.
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
http://www.komen.org/ - 877.465.6636 – Susan G. Komen for a Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, who are working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Members of the Evolve IP and GPX team have participated in numerous Komen events in Philadelphia & NY.