CrossCountry Consulting Partners with SOME (So Others Might Eat) to Support Low-Income Families this Holiday SeasonBy: CrossCountry Consulting
Employees Collect, Assemble and Distribute Food Baskets for Washington, D.C. Homebound Low-Income Senior Residents
McLean, Virginia, November 17, 2014 – CrossCountry Consulting, a leading professional services firm and strategic advisor, kicked off the holiday season by partnering with SOME (So Others Might Eat). This season marks the third year CrossCountry employees have partnered with SOME to provide Thanksgiving food baskets to low-income seniors living in Washington, D.C. This year, CrossCountry employees distributed 30 baskets and raised almost $1200 in donations for the organization.
In the spirit of the holiday season, dozens of CrossCountry employees worked to assemble the holiday baskets containing food for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. On Saturday, November 15th, more than a dozen CrossCountry employees, family and friends joined organizers of SOME and local volunteers to deliver the baskets and spread holiday cheer to homebound low-income seniors living in Northeast and Southeast DC.
SOME was founded in 1970 and prepares an average of 400,000 meals each year for needy and low-income individuals. “It is that time of year when our employees come together to share in the spirit of the season by giving back to our community,” said CrossCountry Chief Operating Officer, Amy Bjarnason. “CrossCountry employees are committed to making an impact in their community and find great joy in partnering with organizations such as SOME to support those in need. We are delighted to continue our Thanksgiving tradition of working with SOME.”
About CrossCountry Consulting CrossCountry Consulting is an independent advisory firm providing performance improvement, finance and accounting, risk and technology consulting services. CrossCountry assists leading organizations in optimizing their finance, operations, compliance and technology functions in response to business expansion, regulatory mandates, and increased demand for timely and accurate financial and management information. CrossCountry is comprised almost exclusively of former Big Four professionals with deep experience in project management, business analysis, process improvement and transformational change management. For more information, visit http://www.crosscountry-consulting.com.
About SOME (So Others Might Eat) SOME is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation’s capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. For more information, visit http://www.some.org.