Improving upon 20 years of traditional holiday parties, Macrosoft employees and families gathered at the Two Sylvan Road headquarters for a team-building charitable work project. This past weekend programmers came together, not to write code, rather to build & personalize bookcases for the 289 New Jersey pediatricians affiliated with Reach Out and Read (ROR). To complement the bookcases, participants donated new and used children books.
Macrosoft’s Jamil Ahmad and Rahat Ali, event co-chairs, welcomed the guests and introduced Susie Schub, President of Caring Capital, who kicked off the program describing ROR’s role advancing early childhood literacy. Caring Capital, designs and manages philanthropic team-building events, planned the event using its Team-Building in a Box program. Caring Capital supplied comprehensive instructions and all materials for the self-guided project, consulting with Macrosoft to establish the best project fit and coordinating all aspects of the gift creation.
Macrosoft’s President, Dr. Edward Sable, observed “This event made it so easy for our associates and families to make an impact in our community while really connecting with each other. The project was meaningful, and the day was a lot of fun.”
• Reach Out and Read is an evidence-based nonprofit organization of medical providers who promote early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms nationwide by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud.