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Strong Futures: Burrito Blitz

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 by Donna Holpuch

burrito-blitz-blogHelmer Scientific team members are wrapping up burritos at breakneck speed. What do burritos have to do with a Super Service Challenge project? The Burrito Blitz is a volunteer program with Outreach Inc. in Indianapolis. Groups are encouraged to volunteer and make burritos for homeless youth in Indianapolis who come to the Outreach facility in need of a meal.

The Helmer team spent the afternoon preparing taco meat and wrapping nearly 100 burritos for the Burrito Blitz this week. Sandie Anselm, a sales representative for Helmer, stated “Wrapping burritos is such a small thing that we can do to help these youth. I always think of homeless youths as being part of a family. Realizing that they are truly on their own and couch surfing night to night with no permanent place to go was eye opening. Outreach Inc offers a safe haven and helps to transition their life to a better place.”

Outreach Inc. is a nonprofit that reaches out to homeless youth in Indianapolis. For over 20 years, Outreach Inc. has been offering supportive services for youth ages 14-24. They support these young people by providing food to eat and clothes to wear. In addition, they work to equip and empower homeless teens and young adults to achieve stability and life transformation.

Learn more about Outreach Inc. and how you can provide support for the Burrito Blitz and other events.

Strong Futures: Empowering Kids and Youth is an employee driven service campaign intended to encourage employees and their families to serve together to empower at-risk kids and youth.

Donna Holpuch

Written by Donna Holpuch

Bringing over 20 years of marketing experience in clinical, pharmacy and life sciences industries, Donna is the Sr. Manager of Marketing Communications at Helmer Scientific. She has successfully developed marketing strategies and tactics integrating inbound and outbound methods, digital, and marketing technology to drive commercial business results.

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