type="image/x-icon">
GM

Ideal Group

4th Annual teamGM Cares Week

29 Sep , 2017  

During the week of September 11th, General Motors’ employee volunteers participated in teamGM Cares Week, an annual week-long event that unites GM employees with community residents in making a difference in Southwest Detroit.

Creating productive community spaces, teamGM Cares Week focused on community sustainability, safety, environment, and STEM activities. The week connected lead non-profit partner Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV) and lead corporate partner The Ideal Group with other local businesses and non-profits.

Among their numerous tasks throughout the week, more than 500 volunteers assisted SDEV in maintaining rain gardens that manage stormwater and deter dumping. Volunteers also worked with students in the STEM Classrooms at Holy Redeemer Elementary School and built a fence for an empty lot on Merritt street, increasing safety for neighborhood residents.

“On behalf of Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision and our community partners, we would like to thank teamGM Cares for helping us create and sustain productive community spaces in our Southwest Detroit community,” said Sarah Clark, Director of Programs at SDEV. “The GM Cares Week partnership is truly making amazing, visible changes to increase safety, health, beautification and quality of life in our neighborhoods.”

Communities and nonprofits across the country received a helping hand from General Motors’ employee volunteers.

Thank you to all of our volunteers and sponsors for making our 4th annual teamGM Cares Week a success!

21728625_1463723073694268_8097728519450085916_o 21728669_1463723557027553_3439495550956846368_o 21741024_1464634026936506_661807690488248684_o 21741226_1464634030269839_1329826674337594723_o GM


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *