Every December, Managed Solution and their employees select a charitable cause to help families less fortunate. With our headquarters being in San Diego, a county of 3.1 million residents with 475,773 living in poverty, we selected the San Diego Food Bank. 15.2% of the population in San Diego, 138,334 being children face “food insecurity,” which means that little or no food is available at home. Many times, they will not know where their next meal is coming from.

Managed Solution is committed to investing not only in our clients and staff, but also in our community. So, to help address food insecurity in San Diego, Managed Solution is proud to announce that our team has brought in over 300+ food items, volunteered at The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and donated $1,500 in cash to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank!

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January 3, 2017: Managed Solution employees volunteering at the San Diego Food Bank. They helped package 580 food boxes to feed families in need.

Why the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank?
  • The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County. The Food Bank serves approx. 400,000 people every month in communities throughout San Diego County. Last year, the Food Bank distributed 22 million pounds of food -- the equivalent of 18.3 million meals!
  • The Food Bank’s nonprofit partners collect food from its 80,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Miramar and distribute the food directly to people in need in their local communities. By acting as a central distribution point and through its own direct distributions the Food Bank and its nonprofit partners provide food to communities throughout the county’s 4,200 square mile radius.

Want to help the cause? Donate to the virtual food bank.

The Fighting Hunger Games

Managed Solution encouraged staff to participate individually, but also created a point-system that helped earn additional company donations through participating in staff challenges, volunteer days, and more! The Fighting Hunger Games was Managed Solution’s Food and Fund Drive benefitting the San Diego Food Bank, running November 28th through December 30th. Follow us on social to see how our staffers participated.

Our staff is also encouraged to share their individual charitable contributions and volunteer work with hashtag #ManagedSolutionCares

Managed Solution employees volunteering at the San Diego Food Bank. We raised over $1500. #sdfoodbank #volunteer #nonprofit #sandiego #homeless #california #donate #microsoft #tech #employeeappreciation #supportlocal #feed #feedthehomeless #noonegoeshungry #love #community #ManagedSolutionCares

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The Managed Solution team had a great time laughing for a cause last night at The Live Well Project's Comedy Show Fundraiser - Glam It Up For Our Girls

The Managed Solution team joined Jennell Mott and the Live Well Project for a hosted bar, comedy digs by Monique Marvez (as seen on Snoop Dogs Bad Girls of Comedy), and awesome raffle/auction prizes last night.
All proceeds benefit The Live Well Project, helping hundreds of at-risk, homeless and abused girls in the San Diego community. Help us get them off the streets, off drugs and into college.

Managed Solution demonstrates its commitment to people through contributions, charitable sponsorships and employee volunteer programs in the communities where we work and live. To learn more about Managed Solution’s charitable sponsorships, visit our community page.

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Win $50 While Fighting Hunger

R.D. Olson teamed up with WATG to design the above structure made entirely out of canned foods for Canstruction 2015, an annual fundraising event that combines the fun of a design/build competition with an ingenious way to help end hunger with the Orange County Food Bank. Read the full press release here.
The above sculpture is on display at South Coast Plaza in Orange County until September 27, 2015. Take a photo with the above structure, post it on our Facebook page and like our Facebook page for a chance to win a $50 gift card to South Coast Plaza. Details below.

Help us spread awareness for a chance to win a $50 gift card to South Coast Plaza

  1. During the month of September, stop by South Coast Plaza and take a photo with the R.D. Olson structure (make sure you find the correct structure. Hint: It's near Macy's on the lower level and Managed Solution is listed as a sponsor).
  2. Post the photo to our Facebook page.
  3. Like our Facebook page.
You will then be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win a $50 gift card to the South Coast Plaza. Winners will be announced on October 1, 2015.
When you become a Canstruction sponsor you have the unique opportunity to invest in your community and reach an engaged demographic. The OC Food Bank works closely with corporate partners to build philanthropic initiatives that deliver clear outcomes to serve Orange County’s low-income children, families, seniors, and veterans. Learn more and support.

The Managed Solution team is participating in Rose Nose Day today by wearing Red Noses and making a donation to support fundraising efforts and awareness.

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The Red Nose Day campaign began in April and ends today, on Red Nose Day - May 21, 2015, with a live three-hour special on NBC. The public can get involved in a variety of ways: donating tonight on the TV show, buying and wearing Red Noses, and by participating in fundraising activities organized through groups and associations. Learn more about how to get involved here.
Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to raising money for children and young people living in poverty by simply having fun and making people laugh. People across the country have come together to have fun and raise funds and awareness.
Money raised during the Red Nose Day campaign goes to the Red Nose Day Fund, which then distributes grants to charities that benefit children and young people in the US and some of the poorest communities in the world.
LEARN MORE & DONATE
Managed Solution demonstrates its commitment to people through contributions, charitable sponsorships and employee volunteer programs in the communities where we work and live. To learn more about Managed Solution’s charitable sponsorships, visit our community page.

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