Nov 26

A Time for Thanks and Giving at GJ

It’s officially the holiday season – and, here at GJ, we couldn’t be more grateful for those who give back. We’re spotlighting two of our very own team members who are truly dedicated to what they do and are definitely making a difference in the community.

Jen F. has been involved with Team in Training for LLS (Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – an organization that supports patients and their families dealing with all blood cancers) for more than nine years. She’s even raised over $60,000 for the organization as a result! The program saved Jen from feeling helpless when she lost a close friend to Leukemia, and over time she has seen the funds raised put to great use. Go, Jen, go!

Granting the most heartfelt wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions has been Janine’s mission since 2002. As a volunteer and wish granter for Make-A-Wish® Orange County the Inland Empire, she’s definitely seen the impact of a wish on wish kids and their families. And, with the help of donors, volunteers like Janine and events such as Walk For Wishes® and Course of the Force, the chapter has recently granted its 5,000th wish! And the best part for Janine – seeing the smile on her wish kids’ faces when they’re told their wish is being granted.

Here at the office, as part of our program GJ Gives, our team has volunteered at Long Beach Rescue Mission over the past few years.

Thanks, Jen F., Janine and everyone involved with GJ Gives, for all that you do for these organizations.  Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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