Volunteers from EY build 100 bikes for military children
Every year, Ernst & Young professionals participate in a one-day community outreach project called EY Connect in an effort to give back to the communities where they work. This year, the San Diego office sent 120 tax professionals to the Armed Services YMCA to build bikes for the children of 100 military service members and present them with new helmets and bike locks.
“San Diego has a definite military influence. When you think about the kinds of lives these people live and the sacrifices they make, it just felt like the right thing to do to help these people who have given up so much,” Mark Stephens, managing partner of Ernst & Young’s San Diego office, told KUSI NEWS. “Organizers commented that this was their way of showing appreciation for our nation’s military in time for the holidays.
This entry was written by Ashton Uytengsu, posted on December 13, 2011 at 11:31 pm.
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