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A home away from home

10.18.18.ErikaRMHCErika D. has a standing Sunday night group date which includes popcorn, fruit snacks and a movie.

But rather than a trip to her local theater, Erika’s movie venue of choice is the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, and Erika’s weekly date is actually a volunteer shift.

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Lizzy’s Legacy

9.18.18.Lizzy.LILizzy S. was a tenacious Area Manager with the East Midlands/East Anglia Operating Group. She had an incredible attitude, was a real team player and became a role model to many.

Lizzy’s mentor of five years, Janene S., Vice President/GM of the Operating Group, says Lizzy never shied away from a challenge.

In the spring of 2017 Lizzy faced her most difficult challenge yet: a cancer diagnosis.

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Singing in St. Louis


7.17.18.KCC.LIAs a Senior Data Analytics Specialist, Bennett L. spends his days crunching numbers and translating them into understandable charts. You could say he is a master of Excel spreadsheets.

But on weekends, he masters sheets of a different type: music sheets.

Since 2015 Bennett has volunteered with the Kirkwood Children’s Chorale (KCC), a nonprofit educational organization which offers vocal training to young singers in second through 12th grades.

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Paying it 4WARD through mentoring

6.28.18.4Ward.LIRik R., Account Executive for Fleet Management in Indianapolis, spends his time outside of work building a different type of enterprise – a nonprofit called 4WARD.

After his own mentorship experience, Rik was inspired to co-found 4WARD with his mentor as a way to pay it forward to other young men in his community.

And the rest is history.

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Supporting heroes one shoebox at a time

Operation ShoeboxGrowing up with a mother who served in the Army, Karen M. learned at an early age how important it is to support the troops fighting for freedom.

When Karen took on the role of HR Manager at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport in the Atlanta Operating Group two years ago, she knew the partnership her predecessor established with Operation Shoebox was one initiative she had to continue.

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Giving back, one tree at a time

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Enterprise employee Ariff A. and his wife Jessica helping out at the planting in Oregon

When Arbor Day was founded in 1872, the idea was simple – set aside a special day for tree planting.

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation, of course, sets aside many days a year, as it’s in the 13th year of a special 50-year pledge for tree planting.

Every year, 1 million trees are planted as part of the Enterprise 50 Million Tree Pledge – a unique public-private partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation that will continue through 2056.

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Giving from the Heart

CanadaRMH PhotoCarrie A. knows what it’s like to spend more time inside the walls of a hospital than out.

Her youngest daughter, Avery, who was born in 2011, spent most of her life — all 10 precious months of it — fighting to survive at the University of Michigan’s Children’s Hospital.

“No one ever anticipates needing to be at a hospital for months-on-end,” says Carrie, Group HR Manager in the Southwestern Ontario group. “That’s why it’s important for me to give back to organizations like the Ronald McDonald House – an option for my family and for many of our friends experiencing challenging times.”

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Enterprise’s Fill Your Tank Program Reaches $20 Million in Donations to Help Fight Hunger

55_Community Food Bank of Central AlabamaThe Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation has now donated $20 million to food banks around the world as part of one of the largest donations aimed at fighting hunger.

The program, known as Fill Your Tank, is a company-wide initiative launched in October 2016 to celebrate Enterprise’s 60th anniversary by providing a total of $60 million, to address food insecurity. The Foundation is distributing $10 million per year over a six year period. The Fill Your Tank program is partnering with hunger relief organizations including Feeding America, Food Banks Canada and the Global FoodBanking Network. Continue reading Enterprise’s Fill Your Tank Program Reaches $20 Million in Donations to Help Fight Hunger

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A big brother’s influence

Kyle and NateKyle Z. recently attended a meeting that could make or break the possibility of a college football career — just not for him.

Kyle, an Area Manager with the Southwest Florida group, already had his heyday as a Division I college athlete. So what led him to attend a parent/teacher conference at Fort Myers High School? The opportunity to advocate for his Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) little brother, Nate.

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Cycling for a Hero

Start of RideThe expression once a police officer, always a police officer resonates with Senior Global Cyber Security Manager Brian M.

After spending 20 years in law enforcement — first as a police officer in Chesterfield, Missouri, and then as part of the FBI’s cyber squad — Brian now runs cyber operations at Enterprise Holdings. Regardless of the cyberspace he’s patrolling, his respect for the police force led to an Enterprise Holdings Foundation grant to benefit an injured local officer.

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