At iVision, philanthropy is about more than writing checks. We make financial contributions, but we also commit our time, knowledge and passion to initiatives that have a positive impact on education, health and prosperity in our community. We believe in the power of people to make a difference.
Fall 2013 marked iVision’s inaugural Internship Program. Our first set of interns are Krista Palmer, Michael Burtt, and Duc Tran. While developing this program, our human resources department asked our interns to participate in a local “community outreach” program of their choice.
In a perfect world, every older adult would have nearby relatives or neighbors to help prepare meals, clean house, make small home repairs and visit regularly. This kind of assistance is imperative to quality of life — but too many members of Atlanta’s senior population have no such support system.
In April this year, one of our team members in London called to let us know that she had been diagnosed with stage 3, triple negative breast cancer. Those of you that have met Alison will know that she is a particularly upbeat, positive and enthusiastic person. It was a real shock to us but as ever, Alison had a plan to deal with it.
Gabe is the finance chair on the governing board of directors for the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS). ANCS is an Atlanta Public Charter school that has an elementary campus in Grant Park and a middle campus in Ormewood Park.