"We take care of the environment and the communities in which we live."
Below are some examples of how we are making a difference:
Easter Basket Auctions and Book Fairs. With our Easter Basket Auction earlier this year we raised $4,771.00
and with our 2016 Book Fairs we collected $2,543.56. That's a total of $7,314.56!
Second Harvest Food bank
CanStruction Competition- We have won, against other
participating companies, the most pounds
donated per team member for the past 3 years! 2016 was the best year yet and we collected
16,352 pounds of food. That's enough to provide over 13,000 meals.
Habitat for Humanity
We have participated in several building projects
this year alone, with more in the future! We have contributed not only our time, but over
$8,000.00 in donations.
Blount County Education Foundation
We do an annual Turkey Trot, Dragon Boat Race, Golf Tournament,
and tax free weekend-Stuff the Bus! This year we have contributed over $32,000.00 for our
Blount County Education System.
American Cancer Society
Team members with company match provide dollar amounts
to continue to raise cancer awareness through this organization. Donated over $20,000.00
Every year team members volunteer to teach business related
topics in our schools. We also hold various fundraising events on
campus to raise money for this organization, including, most recently, a car wash. Our company has
donated over $100,000.00 to this organization.
Recently, we participated in a fundraiser walk for the Kidney Foundation. VMF was the #1 team overall for the 2nd year in a row raising over $43,000!
TN Achieves/TN Promise/Drive to 55 Alliance
For 2016 and 2017, there have been or will be over 100 volunteer mentors for high school
students from our home office.
Together with Gas Pump Days and tricycle races, and much more, we have been able to donate over $100,000.00.