The Optomi Team of Detroit Partners with Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan
November 03, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle NewsNovember 3, 2015 - Optomi has a big heart for those in need. The company parters with food banks across the country that gather and pack perfectly good food and deliver it to hungry kids and families who need it most. The partnership demonstrates the GIVING philosophy of Optomi. During its annual Opt2give Day on November 5th, the Detroit Optomi team is serving the morning at Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan by packing backpacks of food for children. They will spend the afternoon serving at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.
By the end of 2015, IT staffing firm Optomi will have fed over 1,500 children in the U.S. who would otherwise go to bed hungry every day. Meals given to these children total over 9,000. According to the organization Feeding America, one in 5 children struggles with hunger. Optomi is committed to alleviating this hunger epidemic. The firm is breaking new ground in the staffing industry with its giving back philosophy.
The IT staffing firm believes that a culture of "doing the right thing" is good business. The company chooses to use its business as a driver for charitable contributions. "The message is simple, when you do business with Optomi, you help children in need", says CEO Michael Winwood.
The company makes an impact on the hunger crisis in the U.S. several ways. Optomi's Opt2give program provides children with weekend bags of food through local food bank backpack programs. With each consultant hired, kids who may not have food in the fridge when they get home from school are fed because of Optomi's efforts. During its annual Opt2give day, November 5th, all of the company's employees spend the day serving organizations in their communities. They host pizza parties for under- resourced children, serve in soup kitchens, feed and mentor at risk inner-city kids, collect food for local food banks and more. The company has instituted additional charity initiatives on a quarterly basis as well. "Giving back is at the core of why we do what we do. As an organization in an industry focused on people, Optomi believes in investing in people's lives", commented Todd Black, COO.
To learn more about Optomi's commitment to enriching the communities in which it is involved and for photographs, please visit www.optomi.com/giving.
Optomi is inspired by: optimum…being the best…the ultimate. We are an IT staffing firm with a unique approach. Optomi has developed fresh philosophies as cutting-edge as the technology we represent. With a revolutionary consultant-focused approach, Optomi is completely dedicated to genuinely serving its consultants, clients and employees. By utilizing innovative technologies and developing industry leading recruitment processes, we are able to deploy the best project managers, business analysts and technologists in the ever evolving spaces of mobile technology, network design, cloud and application development…making us a leader in the IT staffing world. Optomi was awarded one of the BEST PLACES TO WORK by Staffing Industry Analysts in 2014 & 2015… accomplishments never before achieved by a company in its first year of business let alone consecutive first years. Optomi's COO, Todd Black, was a 2015 Finalist for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year® award. Optomi has also just recently been recognized with three American Business Awards for the Fastest Growing Company of the Year, Best Management Team of the Year and Best Website Home/Welcome page. The privately held company is trending to be one of the fastest growing companies in America.