“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 Megan McCamey, email@example.com and submit a copy of this form.
Extra Mile – Transwestern
Bruce Ford shares how Transwestern’s team members make sure they’re grounded, serving on things that are “really meeting a local need” like funding (52!) Make-A-Wish dreams and helping tutor kids to read. See this week’s goBeyondProfit member feature on WXIA-11Alive “The Extra Mile.”
Extra Mile – Signify
Kristi Porter is a sole practitioner atSignifywho believes that “even as one person, there’s so much you can do” including giving a spare hour to be involved in an initiative you’re passionate about. See Kristi on this week’s goBeyondProfit member feature onWXIA-TV 11AliveAtlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ“The Extra Mile.”
Extra Mile – Kilpatrick Townsend
KT IMPACT isKilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP‘s program for all team members’ active citizenship. The local law firm is helping solve social needs in six emphasis areas — community leadership, diversity & inclusion, philanthropy, pro bono, sustainability and volunteerism. See Tamara Caldas on this week’s member feature inWxia Tv-11 Alive“The Extra Mile.”
Extra Mile – KPMG
KPMG’s Family for Literacy program helps boost early childhood literacy, plus Milford McGuirt describes how they build with Georgia students –from middle school financial literacy to high school interns.
Extra Mile – Kabbage
Whether you are a start-up or an established company, Kabbage Co-Founder & President, Kathryn Petralia, shares how actively caring for the community empowers your people and ties all together for success.
Extra Mile – SignatureFD
SignatureFD believes generosity can lead to great impact. See generosity in action as they partner with Sackcloth & Ashes and Atlanta Mission to share their lives and their blankets.
Extra Mile – Hope-Beckham Inc.
Hope-Beckham partners well with the Covenant House to help homeless youth get back on their feet. “Doing good is your legacy. You’re not going be around forever – but what will be around is the results of the good that you have done.” – Bob Hope, President & Co-Founder
Extra Mile – GoodSteps
GoodSteps believes in the power of a purposeful purchase. Buy a great flip flop and 20% of each purchase fights hunger.
Extra Mile – Spotlight Dental
A restored smile brings hope and inspiration –Spotlight Dental donates professional skills and partners well with local organizations to find those who need a new smile most.
Extra Mile – JE Dunn Construction
JE Dunn Construction – This 95-year-old company believes that sustained success must include more than profitability. That’s why 10% of profits and their employees invest back into the community.
Extra Mile – SIEMENS
SIEMENS brightens the future by empowering people through education and experiential training.
Extra Mile – Resurgens Orthopaedics
Resurgens Orthopaedics’ lives out their mission to get people moving – regardless of age or ability. Noticing a lack of playgrounds designed for children of varying abilities, Resurgens has built 20 all-accessible playgrounds with plans to build one per year going forward.
Extra Mile – Kids II
Kids II, a global brand committed here in Georgia to go beyond, meet community needs and ensure bright futures.
Extra Mile – Everywhere Agency
Everywhere Agency, an all-female social media and influencer marketing agency, lend their business talents to causes that empower women.
Extra Mile – Balentine
Only 4% of people born into poverty get out – Balentine wants to see that statistic change. Their corporate giving and volunteer efforts strategically focus on programs helping underprivileged and homeless youth beat the odds.
Extra Mile – Innovative Supplies
Innovative Suppliesowner, Nneka Brown, hires youth often labeled “at-risk”. She shares skills she’s learned through business and military service to provide on-the-job training and prepare them for future success.
Extra Mile – Turknett Leadership Group
Turknett Leadership Group donates time, talent & treasure to the causes their people care about most as well as supporting their employees to become leaders within these organizations. Aligning corporate giving with their employees’ interests makes for a great company culture of giving.
Extra Mile – a2b Fulfillment
a2b Fulfillment, Inc.shares that by partnering well with thePete Nance Boys & Girls Club, together they provide students with a support system that helps them succeed in school today and helps them build important skills for future success.
Extra Mile – Artlite Office Supply Co
Artlite Office Supply’s deploys company resources to help Angel Flight provide life-changing medical support. Owner, Bert Light pilots’ missions, employees volunteer and the company donates needed supplies. Artlite and Angel Flight partnering together to meet urgent community needs.
Extra Mile – Jabian Consulting
Jabian Consulting contributes charitable dollars to a STE(A)M truck that visits local schools to provide students with hands-on problem-solving, team work and communication to prepare them for future success.
Extra Mile – Silverton Mortgage
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 – Arke
Arke is developing a curriculum with Code/Out that teaches prisoners and juvenile delinquents programming. These organizations are helping to lower the number of repeat offenders by providing them with an in-demand job skill, therefore allowing them a sense of stability upon release.
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
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: https://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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