The holiday season has always been the season of giving, and this year just like every year before for the past X years Engenuity Systems and Small Box Energy have combined forces to help a local cause. Catholic Charities Community Services, a charity that has been located in downtown Phoenix since 1933. They first started out helping vulnerable children, and over the years have molded and changed with the valley to provide life-changing services that protect families in the Maricopa, Yavapai, Coconino and Mohave Counties. They now help over 100,000 men, women and children every year.
Engenuity Systems has been hosting the My Sisters’ Place donation site for just over 14 years now. “This is something that would not be made possible without the generous donations from the community.” Arin Valuikas, an Engenuity Systems employee states while talking with me about the charity. My Sisters’ Place is a part of the Catholic Charities they help all victims of domestic violence. My Sisters’ Place founded in 1985 and are only one of two confidential domestic violence shelters in the East Valley.
“This is something that would not be made possible without the generous donations from the community.” Valuikas says. Donations come in the form of typical Christmas presents, toys for all age children, movies, movie tickets, gift cards; but also include day to day items like personal hygiene items, shoes, clothes, diapers, wipes, hair products etc. Donations being accepted must be new and unwrapped items, Engenuity will be accepting items until Friday, December 22nd. You can drop any donations off at Engenuity Systems located at 2165 w. Pecos, Suite 1, Chandler, AZ 85224. If you have any questions please call 480-782-5600.
Remember that this holiday season even the littlest amount of help counts. It may not feel like much to you but to someone else, it’s everything.
If you are unable to donate at the Engenuity Office please visit the Catholic Charities Community Services to donate in other ways.
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