The Year of Giving – 2015

Brooke Bartholomew
Since TEECOM was established in 1997, giving back has been a continuous top priority within our organization. We strive to provide our employees with multiple opportunities throughout each year to volunteer, donate, and support local organizations. Our giving back program, TEECOMcares, aligns with our organization’s core principles: demonstrate that we care; establish and maintain trust; and add value. With the year of 2015 coming to a close and the holiday season in full force, we wanted to take a look back at our year of giving.

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Ways We Give Back

TEECOM supports over 20 local organizations and charities every year. In 2015, TEECOM sponsored, volunteered, and raised funds for the Bike to Hope event and the Fight for Air Climb event as well as held supply drives throughout the year supporting Alameda County Community Food BankArchitectural Foundation of San FranciscoToys for Tots, and Wardrobe for Opportunity. In addition to organized events and drives, TEECOM sponsored many organizations including AIA San FranciscoASIS InternationalCoreNetInternational Partnering InstituteLeapLivable CityMLK Freedom CenterSerenity House, and SMPS San Francisco Bay Area Chapter.
In April, TEECOM held its Annual Earth Day event at Lafayette Square Park in Oakland, bringing together over 20 A/E/C firms and 150 volunteers to help revitalize the park. If you or your organization is interested in getting involved in our 2016 Earth Day event, click here to receive additional information.

We Match Dollar for Dollar

TEECOM’s Matching Donation program supports the organizations that our employees care about most. When an employee donates to a charity of his or her choice, TEECOM matches that donation dollar for dollar. We also match donations made to our fundraising pages such as Bike to Hope, Fight for Air Climb, and our Virtual Food Drive for the Alameda County Community Food Bank. In FY2015, we matched over $17,000 through our Matching Donation program.

Ways You Can Get Involved

To learn more about each of these organizations and the ways you can get involved, visit our Giving Back page. If you’re interested in supporting a supply drive, sponsoring our Earth Day event, volunteering with the TEECOM TEEm, or if you simply have questions about the TEECOMcares program, our door is always open! We’re looking forward to another successful year of giving in 2016.
Brooke Bartholomew
Brooke Bartholomew,

Whether she is managing a project pursuit or designing website graphics, Brooke is an expert in of all facets of marketing. She also makes time to give back to the community leading TEECOM’s giving back program, TEECOMcares, and is a committee participant for the Society of Marketers for Professional Services (SMPS) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter.