Giving Back

The D.R.E.A.M. Centre

TEECOM staff in the UK have worked with Chailey Heritage Foundation and Matt Barton (7thSense Design / Medialon) to help deliver the D.R.E.A.M. Centre. Chailey provides schooling and residential care for children and young adults with complex physical disabilities, high health needs, sensory impairments, and associated learning difficulties. The D.R.E.A.M. Centre makes a range of activities accessible to these children and young adults on their campus, including immersive therapy, wheelchair sports, rebound therapy, and a theatre. Learn more on our blog.

Annual Earth Day Event

Every year, TEECOM looks for ways to make a difference in the community of Oakland, where our headquarters is located. On April 21, 2018, we teamed with Urban Releaf, a non-profit organization, to plant trees, plants, and flowers along International Street in Oakland. Read about 2018’s event on our blog.

Thank you AECOMCoffman Engineers, CommScope, EnovityEwing-Foley, Inc, Integral GroupKPW Structural Engineers, Ratcliff ArchitectsSandis Civil Engineers, and W. Bradley Electric, Inc for sponsoring Earth Day and helping us #PlantTrees4Life! TEECOM Portland partnered with SOLVE IT for Earth Day, picking up litter in downtown Portland. We’re proud that our Earth Day activities are finding new ground.

Architectural Foundation of San Francisco

TEECOM supports The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco (AFSF), an organization that promotes awareness for architecture, construction, and engineering in public schools. Along with sponsorships and contributions, TEECOM also held an art supplies drive and donated over 75 new items to AFSF’s classroom in downtown San Francisco.

Bike to Hope

Bike to Hope is an annual cycling event that supports City of Hope, a research and treatment center specializing in cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases. Every year, hundreds of cyclists gather together to participate in multiple Bike to Hope events. However, Bike to Hope isn’t just a one-day cycling event. Bike to Hope is a movement to raise awareness and funds through sponsorships and donations that directly support City of Hope.

TEECOM is a proud sponsor and participant of the annual Bike to Hope event. In 2018, our team raised $8,063 for the City of Hope! 

Local Food Banks

TEECOM supports local food banks, including the Alameda County Community Food Bank in Oakland, CA and Oregon Food Bank in Portland, OR, by volunteering year-round and hosting online food drives. We have raised thousands of dollars and processed thousands of pounds of food for our local communities.

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots, a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve program, collects new toys during the holiday season and distributes the toys to less fortunate children around the country. TEECOM hosts an annual ball drive every holiday season providing sporting goods for children after school programs.  

Wardrobe for Opportunity

TEECOM hosts an annual professional clothing drive supporting Wardrobe for Opportunity (WFO), a local nonprofit organization that helps provide low-income individuals with interview skills, career support, and professional clothing. Over the past three years, we’ve donated more than 250 articles of professional clothing and accessories to WFO along with monetary donations.