Culture & Diversity
It was a great year for giving back
This August was our most impactful Raymond James Cares Month yet. Read the results and stories below for more information on how, together, we make a difference.
During our official month of giving, we saw more than 2,500 professionals host over 200 volunteer projects across 112 local communities, 30 U.S. states and the United Kingdom, contributing more than 7,250 hours to benefit 172 nonprofit organizations.
This year was our most impactful Raymond James Cares Month to date, and it’s thanks to people like you leading the way to give back to your communities.
Since our official month of giving began in 2012, our associates, advisors and their clients have volunteered more than 36,800 hours across the communities.
Here are some examples of how they made an impact this Raymond James Cares Month:
- The RJA Los Angeles Complex cleaned a 6,000 square foot transitional house through Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, just in time for new families to move in.
- KWD Wealth Management (RJFS) packed 15,120 meals in two hours – enough to feed 41 malnourished kids for an entire year through Feed My Starving Children.
- Raymond James Investment Services (RJIS) hosted seven volunteer projects and fundraisers across London, including painting a recovery center for those overcoming addiction.
- Raymond James Bank collected over 200 pounds of trash during a beach cleanup.
- Alex. Brown Boston organized booklets for the annual American Red Cross “Day of Remembrance” blood drive, honoring those who lost their lives on 9/11.
- Investment Advisors Division (IAD) leaders and associates collected hundreds of pounds of food, treats, cat litter, toys and other items for the Humane Society.
- Branch 82E in Southfield, Michigan, collected over 1,000 books for Rx for Reading Detroit.
- PCG Technology served 120 meals across two days for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House of Tampa Bay.
- The RJA South Florida Complex created 100 stuffed monkeys and hospital activity kits for the “little superheroes” at Palm Beach Children’s Hospital.