A business that was founded to make a difference in the lives of their patients and members, Centauri Health Solutions, describes corporate social responsibility as being part of their DNA. Corporate social responsibility is a corporation's initiatives to assess and take responsibility for the company's effects on the environment and society. Corporate Social responsibility is the idea that businesses should balance profit-making activities with activities that benefit society.
Adam Miller, CEO of Centauri Health Solutions, decided the best way to celebrate the opening of their new Scottsdale Headquarters was to invite clients and four local charities for an event to honor the mutual mission of serving vulnerable or under-served populations.
"We impact millions of lives annually by the work that we do each day, as well as through the giving of our time, talent and treasure in the community"
“We impact millions of lives annually by the work that we do each day, as well as through the giving of our time, talent and treasure in the community,” Miller said. “The organizations we support are many and varied – from local food banks to national nonprofits. And we support them through a variety of activities, including runs, walks and backpack drives, and through the individual volunteerism of our associates.”
Miller and Centauri Health Solutions encourage their associates to volunteer in the community. The business provides 8 hours of paid volunteer-time to them each year, which they can devote to the charity of their choice.
Miller explained that since his two children were young, he and his wife have volunteered with them at shelters and community events serving underprivileged populations.
“While every experience has been meaningful, I think they have been especially impacted by the time they’ve committed over the years to Swift – from their first experiences volunteering as eighth graders at the Swift carnival, to their continuing role as camp counselors”, Miller said.
“My children always come home with special Swift stories – describing the challenges their campers face and the amazing feeling they get by helping them overcome their challenges and making a difference.”
Positively Impacting Swift
Swift Youth Foundation’s goal to positively impact youth from economically disadvantaged situations and college-bound teens through meaningful mentor relationships is described by Miller as a mission-fit with Centauri’s focus on the underserved.
Including Swift Youth Foundation in their Centauri Open House celebration, was an easy decision for them. “The passion and energy that your Executive Director, Kaylie, demonstrates to help Swift’s young people conquer challenges and succeed really reminds me of the passion I see our associates demonstrating in their daily work to solve problems for those we serve,” Miller said.
Centauri had about 150 in attendance, including customers and nonprofit representatives. Centauri is proud to be donating more than $5,000 to the community organizations that joined them at the Open House celebration.
Thank you, Centauri Health Solutions, for your commitment to your local community and helping to sustain the mission of Swift.
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