Making a Difference
Equity Trust Company is more than just a business—it’s a family and an integral part of the community. In times of need and celebration, our employees are there for each other and for the community in which they work. We take our social responsibility as a corporation seriously and encourage our employees to volunteer and give back to the community. So if you are looking for a company that gives employees the chance to make a difference in someone’s life, you have come to the right place. Below are just a few of the great community service opportunities in which Equity Trust employees have participated.
Relay For Life
Each year, Equity Trust participates in Relay for Life, a 24-hour fundraising festival that benefits the American Cancer Society. Our company has great pride in achieving Gold and Silver Sponsor Levels. Relay for Life is not only a worthwhile cause that affects many of our employees, families, and friends, but is also a fun opportunity to bond outside of the office.
Equity Trust Blood Drives
Equity Trust holds two blood drives a year that benefit LifeShare Community Blood Services. LifeShare is a community-focused nonprofit organization committed to providing a safe and adequate blood supply for patient healthcare in Northeast Ohio. Each year, our employees come out in mass to support this worthwhile cause and help those in need.
Susan G. Komen- Race For A Cure
Our Community Service and Health and Wellness Committees team up together to sponsor the Susan G. Komen Race that happens each September. The first year our team consisted of 19 employees, in recent years the team has grown to 30 employees participating in the event in downtown Cleveland. Equity Trust looks forward to continuing our participation in the coming years.
Non-Perishable Food Drive
The food drive we organize each year benefits the Elyria Salvation Army and the Berea Scan Hunger Center Pantry. Last year, our employees collected 2,620.4 pounds of non-perishable food items and delivered these items to the centers.
Equity Trust employee come together on an annual basis to bake turkeys for a local shelter which provides Thanksgiving dinner for the less fortunate. Over the past several years, the staff has provided approximately 100 turkeys.