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Gatekeeper Gives Back

Gatekeeper Systems® enjoys being involved in charitable activities and “Giving Back” to the community that has been so supportive. Gatekeeper is committed to supporting those in need and thus started the “Gatekeeper Gives Back” program.  The company shows support with donations while employees generously volunteer their time and skills in the spirit of giving back. Listed below is information regarding some of the programs that Gatekeeper is involved with.

 

 

 

 JDRF

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Its strength lies in its exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D.

To learn more about JDRF visit www.jdrf.org

    Tahirih Justice Center

Tahirih Justice Center is a national non-profit that has served nearly 19,000 courageous individuals fleeing violence since 1997. Its efficient, effective, and innovative model of service is now delivered from three locations, and is committed to serving as many immigrant women and girls as possible.

To learn more about Tahirih Justice Center visit www.tahirih.org/

 

 The Salvation Army

The Gatkeeper Gives Back Team in Texas completed a clothes donation program with the Salvation Army this past month. 4 boxes of clothing were collected from employees cleaning out their closets.

To learn more about The Salvation Army visit http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/

 

 Orange County Food Bank

Gatekeeper Irvine donated 137 lbs of food, $40 and a $25 Ralphs gift card to the Orange County Food Bank. The donation supported local families who were at risk of going hungry during the holidays.

To learn more about how you can help, visit http://ocfoodbank.org/.

 

    Families Forward

Gatekeeper partnered with local charity Families Forward once again to donate 20 Ralph's giftcards to underserved families in the community. Families Forward will use the gift cards to buy 20 turkeys for families who are at risk of becoming homeless this holiday season.

To learn more about how you can help, visit http://www.families-forward.org/

  Hong Kong Cancer Fund  

On Friday, October 25, Gatekeeper Hong Kong donated 3,000 HKD (387 USD) to the Hong Kong Cancer Fund, Hong Kong’s largest cancer awareness and treatment organization.

Much of the donation was collected from recycled Gatekeeper GS2 and SmartWheels. In addition, the Hong Kong team dressed in pink to spread awareness of breast cancer and held an afternoon tea party in honor of breast cancer awareness month.

                                                

To learn more about Hong Kong Cancer Fund - http://www.cancer-fund.org/en/?m=1

  The Salvation Army

The Gatekeeper Texas team collected 85 cases of water to be donated to "Cooling Stations" located throught the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area. The Cooling Stations are setup by the Salvation Army to provide elderly and homeless people a place to cool off and stay hydrated in the heat. The Gatekeeper Gives Back team was honored to help people escape the heat! 

                                                          

http://salvationarmydfw.org/uss/www_uss_dallasac.nsf/vw-dynamic-index/22502002DDEAD5358525774600668783?Opendocument

 

  Brighter Tomorrows

Texas has shown they have heart once again. On Valentine's Day 2013, the Gatekeeper Texas Team collected donations in the office to "Spread the Love" to 10 moms and 24 kids in a shelter called "Brighter Tomorrows" that houses victims of domestic violence and abuse. The office created goody bags filled with lotions, lip balms, bath gel, bath sponges, and tons of candy to give to this group. 

                                    

                                www.brightertomorrows.net

 

Stock the Pantry

Everything is bigger in Texas, especially Gatekeeper's giving spirit! The Gatekeeper Texas team participated in the "Stock the Pantry" drive by collecting food, clothing, and various personal items to help families in need. It was a wonderful cause and Gatekeeper was happy that they could serve as a helping hand.

 

 

 

   Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Gatekeeper has had a wonderful and busy summer giving back. Gatekeeper donated to the Susan G. Komen Race for Cure foundation as part of attending their Pink Tie Ball event. As part of this, Gatekeeper was invited to watch the Anaheim Angels baseball batting practice before a game against the Seattle Mariners. Everyone had a great time and felt honored to be involved with such a great cause!

                                                   
                                               www.ockomen.org

 

Rainbow Days

The Gatekeeper Gives Back Team in Texas kicked off their latest project by helping Rainbow Days with their Back to School drive and party. The Back to School Supply drive helps 200 to 400 homeless children start school with new supplies and uniforms. The Gatekeeper Texas Team had particpation from EVERY employee in this drive! They blew their donation estimates out of the water and were really proud to donate so many items to such a great cause!
                                                     
                                                                 www.rdikids.org     

                            

Project Cuddle

Project Cuddle is in desperate need of baby items. Gatekeeper collected new and gently used baby item donations at its office in Irvine to help this great cause. Please help Project Cuddle by going online today to donate.
                                                  
                                 www.projectcuddle.org/donate/step_1.asp
                                                    

 

 Families Forward  

We have so much to thankful for this year including the work our friends at Families Forward do each day to help families who are at risk of becoming homeless.  Gatekeeper was able to donate 60 turkeys this season to the organization's Thanksgiving food drive.  It feels good to help families in need and support this organization.
                                              www.families-forward.org/events_thanksgiving.htm

 

 Families Forward 

Gatekeeper Systems' Gives Back Program is supporting Families Forward 2010 Back to School Drive. Gatekeeper filled backpacks with over 200 items to help students in need.  For information on how you can help children in Orange County by filling a backpack or donating click on the following link.
                                          www.families-forward.org/back_to_school.htm

 

 Project Cuddle

Gatekeeper Systems attended the annual Dinner by the Bay Fundraiser for Project Cuddle this year.  Project Cuddle is proud to announce they have now rescued over 655 babies.  Click on the link below to donate or to find out how you can help.
                                         www.projectcuddle.com

 

Project 999

Great job to the Gatekeeper riders this year including Brett Osterfeld, Mike Lawler, Hank Osterfeld, and Craig Greenberg.  The annual 630 mile journey from Sacramento, CA to Santa Ana, CA supports the families of fallen officers.  To learn more and to find out how you can help, click on the link below.

                                            

                                                  www.project999ride.org

Project Cuddle

Gatekeeper Systems was proud to be a part of the Dinner by the Bay Fundraiser for Project Cuddle February 2009. This fun-filled night started off with a Silent Auction in which all proceeds benefit Project Cuddle while attendees were entertained by John Stamos, Scott Grimes, and the Surf City All Stars. Project Cuddle is an organization that strives to save lives in its efforts to put an end to baby abandonment. Project Cuddle provides medical care, social and legal counseling, and finds families wanting to rescue and adopt these babies. Project Cuddle has now saved over 650 babies across the country and into Canada from the fate of being abandoned, or worse. See what you can do to help by visiting their Web site!

   

                                                             www.projectcuddle.com

 

 Familes Forward

As the economy continues to worsen, more families are in desperate need of food and supplies.  In November 2008 Gatekeeper held another food drive at its office in conjunction with another local business to collect donated food for this organization in much need.  Families Forward needs food year round not just at Thanksgiving.  Families Forward is a community organization that depends on donors.  We encourage you to visit their site and find ways that you can give back too!

                                                           www.families-forward.org

 

 Susan G. Komen Race

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Series raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.  These events celebrate breast cancer survivorship and honor those who have lost their battle with the disease.  Up to 75 percent of the net income from each Race stays in the community to fund local breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment projects.

There is still time to donate to the cause.  Please click on the link below.  A big thank you to the Gatekeeper team as well as all their friends and family that participated and/ or donated to the September 2008 event in Orange County.  Together we all can help fight breast cancer.
                                                                www.komenoc.org

 

Project 999

The Project 999 foundation was established to assist the families of any Orange County POST Certified Deputy or Officer who is injured or killed in the line of duty.  Each year participants ride approximately 630 miles from the California Peace Officers' Memorial in Sacramento, where the ride participants are given time to reflect on the sacrifice made by those who have lost their lives, to the Orange County Peace Officers' Memorial in Santa Ana, California.  Each rider represents a fallen Orange County Law Enforcement Officer.  Kudos to Brett, Hank, and Mike, three of the Gatekeeper team who raised money and rode in the 2008 ride.  

           

                                                                 www.project999ride.org

 

 

 Families Forward

In March 2008, Gatekeeper joined efforts with local organization Families Forward to help end homelessness in Orange County, CA.  Families Forward is an organization which provides homeless families in South Orange County with housing, counseling, food, referrals, school supplies, career coaching and other services.  Last year, this organization assisted 10,000 individuals in need.

 

Gatekeeper Gives Back held a spring food drive and was able to donate collected canned goods to the organization.  Next on the agenda, Gatekeeper is joining efforts with Families Forward for their Back to School program in which they supply backpacks and age appropriate school supplies to over 500 students in the local area.

                                                                www.families-forward.org

 

 

 Project Cuddle

Project Cuddle is an organization which helps prevent infants from being abandoned.  Project Cuddle has a crisis line expectant mothers can call and the organization will intervene to orchestrate a safe and legal alternative to abandoment.  Project Cuddle provides medical care, social and legal counseling, and finds families wanting to rescue and adopt these babies.  Since its inception, Project Cuddle has saved over 635 babies across the country and into Canada from the fate of being abandoned, or worse.  Recently, Gatekeeper Gives Back members had the honor of attending the Dinner by the Bay fundraiser for Project Cuddle.

                                                                 www.projectcuddle.org

 

 

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