17. January 2020
Recently, TGW in Marchtrenk was able to donate 4,500 euros each to the hospice movement in Wels and Assista Soziale Dienste, a provider of social services to the handicapped. The proceeds come from a TGW employee campaign that was launched in Summer 2018 and donated a total of 23,000 euros to a variety of charitable organizations to support people in the region.
As part of the initiative, TGW employees could buy casual jackets provided by TGW. The entire purchase price then became a donation. "As a company, it is important for us to help local people who need our support," says Thomas Berndorfer, CFO at TGW Systems Integration. "Our thanks go out to our employees who have made this project a great success."
The Wels Stadt/Land Hospizbewegung (hospice movement) provides care to people who are severely ill or dying while allowing them to stay at home in the surroundings they are used to. A team of volunteers and palliative care providers also looks after the family members and, if desired, guides them through the grieving process.
Assista Soziale Dienste, a social services provider based in Altenhof am Hausruck, Austria, specializes in the special needs of those with physical and multiple disabilities. In addition to individual care and support, the programs also include meaningful work and therapeutic and rehabilitation services.
People are the focus at TGW, which is enshrined in the philosophy "Focusing on People – Learning and Growing". As a foundation company, two-thirds of profits stay in the company as a means of securing its future and these profits are invested. The foundation also supports the Future Wings charitable initiatives that are focused primarily on education and vocational training for children and teenagers.