ATLANTA, GA– August 30, 2016– Employee benefit solutions firm Hodges-Mace, LLC generated $20,000 for charity during its annual Bowling for Dollars fundraiser at The Painted Pin on Saturday, August 27, surpassing last year’s total by $3,000.
Widely attended by Hodges-Mace employees and their families, the Bowling for Dollars event marked the culmination of the company’s inaugural Summer of Service initiative. For every pin knocked down, $1 was donated to the following charities:
Special Olympics of Georgia, Atlanta Youth Academy, The Dr. William Boydston, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Pediatric Neurosurgery Fund, Meals on Wheels and CURE Childhood Cancer.
Summer of Service
Hodges-Mace prominently displays its four core values on the wall as you enter their corporate office in Atlanta. One of these core values focuses on the importance of serving others: Our people and our communities matter. We are conscientious and caring about our work, our communities and one another. In keeping with this commitment, the company launched the Summer of Service initiative in May of this year. Over 70% of employees participated in the campaign, donating over 500 hours of service time to local Atlanta charities, including:
- Camp Twin Lakes Chastain Horse Park
- Atlanta Humane Society Paws Atlanta
- Atlanta Food Bank Lift Up Atlanta
- Meals on Wheels Bobby Dodd Institute
Employees of Hodges-Mace report over 95% job satisfaction, which transcends beyond the workplace. According to Co-CEOs Greg Hodges and Peter Mace, the focus on serving others is vital to a strong corporate culture. “Hodges-Mace employees are compassionate, and they actively demonstrate their desire to help others both on the job and out in the world. We’re extremely proud to be part of a team that thinks beyond itself and believes in helping the community.”
In addition to the Summer of Service, each year the company offers two days paid time off to employees to volunteer at a charity of their choosing. Hodges-Mace anticipates that employees will log over 2,500 additional hours this year giving back in their communities.
One of the Best Places to Work
Last month, Hodges-Mace was named One of the Best Places to Work in Georgia in 2016 by Georgia Trend Magazine, Best Companies Group, and SHRM. Georgia Trend cites the company’s generosity as one of the reasons Hodges-Mace is One of Georgia’s Best Employers. This is the first year Hodges-Mace competed for the award which is based entirely on employee feedback. Hodges-Mace’s employees cited corporate culture, charitable activities, and employer gratitude as major reasons why they love working at Hodges-Mace.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Hodges-Mace, LLC is a leading provider of benefit management software and services. Their portfolio ranges from small-to-mid-size companies and Fortune 500 enterprises in a variety of industries, including education, energy, gaming, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail. Hodges-Mace is a respected leader in the employee benefits industry and is dedicated to helping employees and employers make smarter benefits decisions through a blend of innovative technologies and intelligent service solutions. The company is One of the Best Companies to Work for in Georgia in 2016. For additional information visit www.hodgesmace.com.
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