In The Community
The Freedom Family is over 500 employees strong and many of us have families of our own. We understand the responsibility of community involvement and strive to make a positive impact on each and every one of our customers as well as the communities where we work and live.
Since our early days we have supported organizations that we believe have a direct impact in our communities. We do this in equal parts through volunteering employee time and donating company dollars. To name a few, we’ve supported great causes such as Glow Foundation (financial education and mentoring to under-resourced college-ready students), Second Harvest (food drives for the needy), Samaritan Home (adopt-a-family), Family Giving Tree (gifts for children of under-privileged families), Best Buddies (one-on-one mentorship for kids with intellectual disabilities), Child Advocates (mentoring for at risk foster children), St Mary’s Food Bank, sponsorship of local youth sports team (Sacramento Jr. Cougars & San Mateo Little League) and Habitat for Humanity (Spring 2009 builds).
Boys and Girls Club Visit
Last year, Freedom welcomed the mid peninsula Boys and Girls club to their San Mateo offices. Freedom managing partner Jeff Staley presented to the Boys and girls club a fundraising check raised by Freedom employees.
Below is some additional information on some of the community organizations that Stroh and his companies actively support.
Glow Foundation: Provides financial education, mentoring, and scholarships to high potential, college-ready students from under-resourced communities
Best Buddies: Enhances the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment
Child Advocates: Trains and supports Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers to work one-on-one with abused, neglected, or abandoned children, helping to ensure that each child will live in a safe and loving environment and has the resources needed to grow up healthy and strong.
Second Harvest Food Bank: Rallies community resources to assist hungry people in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties in California.
Samaritan House: Provides services to help meet the essential daily needs of more than 12,000 low-income people within San Mateo County, California.
Family Giving Tree: Provides toys and gifts for very low income children.