Posts Tagged ‘philanthropy’

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The Atlanta Office Leaps into Spring

As spring quickly approaches, the need for volunteers at Food Well Alliance’s Community Gardens Program gets greater and greater. Our team woke up bright and early on Leap Day to volunteer at the Metro Atlanta Urban Farm. In 2018 they produced 80,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables that went directly to the East Point community. We […]

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One Paw at a Time: Making a Difference at a Montana Animal Shelter

One hundred and ten miles east of Bozeman, Montana, stands no-kill shelter Pintler Pets, run by a fierce mother-daughter duo.  Located on a Superfund Site, no landscaping ⁠—including grass ⁠—is permitted to break up the heavy-metal-contaminated soil left behind by the copper smelting.  Due to these conditions, isolated location, and misconceptions as being a low […]

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Seven Reasons Why Perficient Chooses To Feed the City in Dallas

“Why should there be hunger and deprivation in any land, in any city, at any table when man has the resources and scientific know-how to provide all mankind with the basic necessities of life?  There is no deficit in human resources. The deficit is in human will.” — Martin Luther King Jr. In America, over […]

Perficient team gives back

Spreading Holiday Cheer with Operation Christmas Child

Holiday season is upon us! My Atlanta-based Perficient colleagues recently participated in Operation Christmas Child. Our team packed and wrapped gifts to send to children around the world affected by war, poverty, and disaster. This season, as with every season, we have lots to be grateful for, and we should keep those who are in […]

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Perficient Atlanta Team Helps Out at the Atlanta Community Food Bank

This past month Perficient Atlanta members volunteered a Saturday morning to help the community at the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The ACFB’s mission is to help provide for the food-insecure in the Greater Atlanta area. When parents have to make the difficult decision between feeding themselves and their children or paying bills, the food bank […]

Top 5 Pharma & Medical Device Blog Posts From February 2018

Now that March is here, I thought it would be neat to look back at what our readers found most interesting last month. Below are the top five blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote in February – they’re ranked in order of popularity, with number one being the most viewed piece. Interest In AI And Cognitive […]

Philanthropy Continues To Increase In Pharma

It’s true that life sciences companies are in the business of developing medicines, devices, and other therapies to treat medical conditions. It’s also true that hearing stories of patients who have been helped by the use of medicines and medical devices can be incredibly rewarding. However, many successful companies feel the urge to take more […]

Energy Companies Embrace Philanthropy

Philanthropy remains incredibly important to energy companies, which made financial donations in the wake of horrific events, such as the hurricanes in Texas and Florida and fires in California, in 2017. As of August 2017, ExxonMobil had made a “financial commitment for Harvey relief to up to $9.5 million.” Money is also being sent to […]

[Guide] 2018 Pharmaceutical And Medical Device Industry Trends

Knowing for certain what the future holds is impossible. Trends, on the other hand, are more predictable. In fact, there’s probably no better indicator of emerging or future trends than recent history. That is exactly how we determined the trends we anticipate seeing in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries in 2018. This guide does […]

Perficient Irvine Team Walks to Find a Cure for Breast Cancer

According to U.S. government statistics, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lives. From neighbors to colleagues to friends, breast cancer can affect someone we know and results in nearly 40,000 deaths per year, second behind lung cancer. Numerous support organizations including Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure have stepped up […]

Perficient Colleagues Give Back

Every one of us has served others at some point in our lives. Whether you participated in a walk-a-thon, helped shovel a neighbor’s driveway, or even just held the door open for someone with mobility challenges, you have served. It’s what humans do. Perficient places a high value on serving others both within the working […]