Our people are committed to empowering the communities in which we live and work. See some of the many ways that Innovest cares below.
Bike MS: New York City 2016
On October 23rd, the Innovest team once again joined Bike MS: New York City 2016, a 30 mile bike ride around New York City to raise money and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The event raised more than $2.1 million to go towards comprehensive support services and programs for people living with MS, their families and friends and support the Society’s critical research initiatives. For more information, visit Bike MS.
J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge®
Innovest joined a capacity crowd of 30,000 runners and walkers in the 39th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® benefitting the Central Park Conservancy.
In partnership with The Stanley Isaacs Center, a home which provides assisted living services to New York City residents, Innovest staff worked to cook and serve a healthy lunch to elderly occupants living at the center.
Swindler Cove is a New York City public park under renovation by the New York Restoration Project. Innovest staff traveled uptown to paint planters, maintain the gardens, and get our hands dirty.
The Innovest team biked 30 miles and raised $2,800 towards the cure for multiple sclerosis with Bike MS. The National MS Society works to fund cutting edge research as well as supporting the lives of those living with MS. For more information, visit Bike MS
Volunteers of America
Innovest's Sacramento staff partnered with Volunteers of America to throw a cookie party for the residents of a local halfway house for at-risk women and children. The program's objective is to assist these women and children, many of whom are victims of abuse, drug addiction, and homelessness, to secure independent employment and shelter. Innovest staff and Jeremy Howard, the talent behind Cloud 9 cookies, provided dozens of cookies in numerous different flavors.
In partnership with Volunteers of America, Innovest staff hosted an end of the school year carnival for at risk and low income children living in New York City. Staff hosted relay races, games, and crafts as well as grilled hamburgers and hotdogs during the warm afternoon.
Birthdays at the Regent Family Home
The Regent Family Home provides services for at risk and low income children living in New York City. Innovest staff partnered with Volunteers of America to throw an end-of-summer birthday party, complete with face painting, balloons and crafts.
In partnership with Volunteers of America, Innovest staff participated in Operation Backpack. The mission was to fill 48 backpacks with school supplies for under-privileged children attending high school.
On October 5, 2014, Innovest staff participated in Bike MS, a 30 mile bike ride around New York City to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis society. The event raised over $2.2 million. The National MS Society works to fund cutting edge research as well as supporting the lives of those living with MS. For more information on Bike MS and the National MS Society, visit Bike MS
Support for Veterans at Home
In partnership with Volunteers of America, Innovest staff worked to create welcome gift packages for returning veterans, which were filled with home goods such as cleaners, toiletries, kitchen items, and other supplies.
In partnership with Volunteers of America, Innovest staff participated in Operation Backpack for three consecutive years. The mission was to fill backpacks with school supplies for under-privileged children living in New York City.