Month: November 2014

A Miracle League of Their Own

Miracle network — Mary Creagh
Senior Human Resources Generalist

Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a morning volunteering with the Miracle League of San Diego. On the drive into Coronado, I have to admit that I was a tad nervous about what to expect. All I knew was that this organization works with mentally and physically disabled children and their families, to allow the child the experience of being on a baseball team. Of course, I thought that this was an awesome program and I wanted to support it by helping out where I could. By the time I left that day to head home, I was filled with an overwhelming sense of positivity, gratitude and hope. The kids (i.e., the players) with their siblings, parents, friends, and cheering sections are amazing, immensely positive, and inspiring people. (more…)

The Big Bake Sale—and the Power of Community

Eradicators

— Lori Yaverbaum
Director, Web Services & Usability

Eight years ago, I signed up to participate in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light the Night Walk, which is a very cool event set up to raise money for blood cancer research, honoring both survivors and those who have lost their lives to a blood cancer. Having just finished treatment for my own non-Hodgkin’s diagnosis, it meant the world to me that I was able to put together a team (the Eradicators) and give back to the organization that helped to save my life. In order to fundraise, I organized a bake sale in our Waltham office, where the Web Services & Usability team helped me in raising approximately $500. (more…)