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Read about the causes our Q3 ECS Engage grants are supporting and the ECS employees who made it happen.


Tina Thomas

Operations Research Analyst

Altrusa International supports communities through a huge variety of service, literacy, fundraising, and international projects. Learn more here.

“I am co-chair for the Literacy Committee for 2023-2024 and a member of the budget committee. We are partnered with the Adult Literacy League of Central Florida, Operation Homefront, Children’s Advocacy Center, among others. We volunteer our time, talents, and resources through our partnerships with these organizations to offer help to those in need.”


Candy Realosa

Staff Accountant

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Learn more here.

“I’m doing the Bike 50 Miles Challenge for the American Heart Association to stay active and help fight heart disease and stroke. Thank you ECS for your support!”


Octavius Duffey

Business Analyst

Founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 2015, Assist With Helping Hands provides school supplies, holiday gifts, home improvements, and more for children and families in need.

“I use my contractor’s license to provide no- or low-cost home improvements to those needing repairs to their homes.”


Cody Mruk

Senior Business Development Lead 

Brain Wellness Fund helps military service members, veterans, first responders, and kids receive research-based, noninvasive treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, concussion, depression, and other neurological conditions. 100% of net donations support treatments that heal brains and restore lives. Learn more here.

“My family and I are very involved in the Brain Wellness Fund and look forward to once again supporting their annual Night of Hope for Heroes Gala. My mother has dedicated her life to this cause as my brother, a Marine who suffered from PTSD, went through treatment, and it successfully rid him of his PTSD symptoms.”


Festus Acha

Quality Assurance Lead

Since 2010, Generosity Global has fed more than 30,000 homeless men, women, and children. In 2019, it launched a mobile shower trailer to help the homeless meet basic personal hygiene needs. Learn more here.


Asad Akhtar

Vice President of Analytics, Automation, and Artificial Intelligence 

Keswick Sensory provides a safe, relaxed farm environment where children with autism can learn, grow, and thrive through immersive interactions with animals and nature. Learn more here.

“As a new organization, it has been great to see Keswick Sensory open its doors and begin to help children with autism. For more than a year now, I’ve been a Keswick Sensory donor and volunteer.”


James Byroads

Senior Developer

Maryland’s largest autism organization, Pathfinders for Autism offers free programming, resources, training, information, and activities that improve the lives of those living with autism. Learn more here.


Dennis DeLaCruz

Senior System Administrator

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Locker #505: Students Clothing Bank provides school-appropriate clothing for K-12 students in need. Learn more here.

“I’ve donated clothing and backpacks over the last five years. This charity is greatly needed for underprivileged kids in Albuquerque.”


Alexis Grems

Recruiting Lead

Maui Food Bank helps the hungry in Maui County, Hawaii by collecting and distributing food through community partnerships. In recent months, it has also helped to provide shelter, clothing, and other resources and support for Maui residents in need. Learn more here.

“My home state of Hawai’i has been ravaged by climate change. The Maui Food Bank has been an easy way for me to make a real impact from here on the mainland. I’ve been a monthly donor ever since I started receiving a paycheck, and I’ve run two virtual food drives in the time since the fires.”


Greg Jacobson

Vice President of Enterprise Solutions 

Operation Renewed Hope Foundation (ORHF) helps veterans break their cycle of homelessness and avoid homelessness through its housing, transportation, and other services. Learn more here.

“I’ve been a volunteer and board of directors member for more than ten years and love the focus ORHF brings to serving our veterans. More than 1,200 veterans are no longer homeless, which is measured by each veteran being in a home for more than a year.”


Antonio Turner


Warriors Ethos provides service members and veterans with the career planning, professional development, and placement services and assistance they need to successfully transition from military to civilian life and secure work that enables economic and family stability. Learn more here.

“I’ve been involved with Warriors Ethos for nine years. I’m currently a board member and used the program myself when I transitioned from the Army to the civilian sector.”

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