CSR initiatives for North America began in the Raleigh, NC office with a CSR Volunteer Fair on October 31, 2014. Staff from selected organizations, including NCSU Department of Computer Science, Ronald McDonald House, USO NC, NC State Early College High School STEM and NC Green Power, were invited to come and speak with our employees about their initiatives and the ways in which they can volunteer to make a difference in their communities. These are the organizations KPIT will be supporting in 2015.
Two more events have been held since the Volunteer Fair. One was the Job Shadowing Day, where students with aspirations in science, math and technology learned about KPIT’s work and vision from Sachin Tikekar and Donald Thompson, from lead technologists and business leaders. Further, KPIT participated in The Veterans’ Corporate Technology Day (VCTD), designed to showcase opportunities that exist in the tech industry for military personnel, spouses, and caregivers. Our own Ken Ratashak was invited to speak on his transition to the private sector with KPIT and our team was staffed to network with attendees and share KPIT’s mission and opportunities as an outreach to our brave and talented service men and women.
On December 4, 2014, KPIT joined other Raleigh organizations to partner with Stop Hunger Now to package 25,000 meals to feed those in need around the globe. These initiatives will expand into other offices throughout North America beginning early 2015.