The Extra Mile

“The Extra Mile” is a one-minute segment on the Atlanta Business Chronicle BIZ show on WXIA/11 Alive which highlights one goBeyondProfit member every week. These aim to inspire and educate viewers by showcasing resourceful ways companies execute outreach that strengthens their community and their business. All members are invited to submit their story for consideration, free of any costs.

Would you like to share your company’s story in an upcoming BIZ segment? If so, please contact Kylie Johnson, kjohnson@gobeyondprofit.org and submit a copy of this form.



Extra Mile – Silverton Mortgage

Recognizing Georgia companies that care –  Silverton Mortgage‘s Foundation provides mortgage, rent and short-term housing payments to families with critically ill children undergoing medical treatment.  “You talk about business ROI… this kind of gives us an ROL – Return on Life.” – President & CEO, Josh Moffit

 

Extra Mile – North Highland

North Highland uses their consulting experience to bring housing, credit solutions and job training agencies together for a more holistic way to solve homelessness. “Giving a blanket to a homeless person makes you feel good, but they are still homeless the next day. Think about the community involvement that you get into and see if you can work your way back in the problem to prevent it.” -Dan Reardon, North Highland CEO

Extra Mile – LocumTenens.com

Leveraging business skills, Locumtenens.com unites medical specialists with abandoned and orphaned children all over the world through a charitable venture called Connecting Kids with Care.  Locumtenens.com contributes the technology platform for telemedicine and medical records sharing to allow specialists in the US to consult globally. Learn more by watching the video.

Extra Mile – LogistiCare

Aligning Business with Cause: LogistiCare uses their business model to help dialysis patients get to and from appointments. They partnered with the National Kidney Foundation because they share a common connection: 25-30% of the 64 million trips LogistiCare provides annually are for people going to dialysis appointments. 

Extra Mile – Dentons

Dentons dedicates time and legal services to revitalize the historic Westside neighborhood in Atlanta, GA. Join companies using business skills to meet community needs. Learn more about Dentons revitalization project by watching the “Extra Mile” featured on WXIA-TV 11Alive.

Extra Mile – three

The “giving muscle” doesn’t happen without exercise. And serving your local community is just the sort of exercise that could define your company moving forward. To see this in action, watch three go the “Extra Mile” partnering with refugee communities in Georgia. Watch their Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ segment on WXIA-TV 11Alive.

Extra Mile – H.J. Russell & Company

H.J. Russell & Company goes the “Extra Mile” to celebrate and strengthen local communities . How you ask? The entire company takes part in hosting a “Rock the Block Party” jam-packed with entertainment as well as access to vital resources including employment, health and voter registration. Watch their Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ segment on WXIA-TV 11Alive here.

Extra Mile: Gas South

Members can now participate in our new partnership with Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ! Every week one pledge member will be featured on WXIA-TV 11Alive News in a segment called “The Extra Mile” highlighting how the company is strengthening the community and itself, plus lessons learned that others can use. This week, Gas South shows how plugging in deeper to a community’s underlying needs can help give back in a more meaningful way.

Extra Mile: Modo Modo Agency

Atlanta based Modo Modo Agency LLC hangs up their “out of office” sign quarterly to volunteer together in the community. Here’s to making positive social impact part of corporate culture! A great example of going the “Extra Mile” and giving back to the community where they work and live. Watch their Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ segment on WXIA-TV 11Alive here. Join Modo Modo and be in good company today: http://www.gobeyondprofit.org

Extra Mile: GreenPrint Corporation

Atlanta-based tech start-up GreenPrint Corporation offsets clients’ carbon emissions. Here’s to a business model with positive social impact! They go the “Extra Mile” by planting trees in local communities with their clients. Watch their Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ segment on WXIA-TV 11Alive here. Join GreenPrint and be in good company today: gobeyondprofit.org

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