HOPE Week 2016
HOPE stands for Helping Others Persevere and Excel, and Next Level Performance’s HOPE Week has been adapted from the New York Yankees’ initiative by the same name. Each year, we dedicate a week of time and resources to helping our neighbors and improving our community. In 2016, HOPE Week kicked off on August 1st – the same day Next Level Performance unveiled its new branding. We selected local charitable organizations who share our mission of helping others improve their circumstances, from providing job training to addressing food insecurity. In one short week, the company and every member of our team helped over 570 individuals in our community, supporting Elijah’s Promise, HomeFront NJ, CASA of Middlesex County, Jersey Cares, and the New Brunswick Free Public Library.
Fun at the Office!
From Cinco de Mayo to our end of year party, we take time out from a busy schedule to have some fun with our colleagues! These events are important to our company culture because we know that social relationships and community go a long way to building the kind of community where people thrive. The connections we make over a company lunch help us to be collaborative when we’re working together on projects.
HOPE Week 2015
In 2015, Dittman HOPE Week projects focused on addressing fundamental needs with which many people struggle, both worldwide and in our own neighborhood: clean water, hunger, clothing, and shelter. Dittman employees participated in volunteer activities to support seven non-profits in these areas. We fought food insecurity by providing and assembling weekend snack packs for New Jersey kids in need for the Center for Food Action, and by running a food drive for Elijah’s Promise. We made the first night in a shelter easier by partnering with Jersey Cares to provide hygiene products and collected clothing for two organizations helping people get back to work – Dress for Success of Mercer County and CareerGear. And to address the most basic of needs, we collected coins for a charity:water, striving to provide clean water for all.
Organizations We Support
Through employee donations, company match, and various activities throughout the year, we are proud to support many of our local non-profit organizations.