Helping Hand

In a section of our company newsletter called “Helping Hand”, we have featured and encourage our community to support the following organizations that are making a difference in the world:

Shambhala takes its name from a legendary kingdom famous for being an enlightened society. Today, the global Shambhala network brings together people of all ages and from all walks of life who are interested in exploring our own minds, transforming our experience, and awakening our potential for enlightened society. Shambhala is based on trust in human dignity and offer a path of meditation practice and contemplative arts oriented towards modern life. Shambhala communities around the world cultivate kindness, bravery, and genuine dialogue. Their vision is to inspire compassionate, sustainable, and just human societies. Learn more.

The Rwandan Orphans Project (ROP) provides care, education, food, health care and activities to about 100 orphans and street children from all over Rwanda. They employ three administrators, five teachers, three caretakers and two cooks and feature a large dining hall, three dormitories, five classrooms and a small library. Their budget is small and every month ROP struggles to provide these services to the children. If you’d like to contribute or volunteer your time, please visit email ROP at

Foothills Youth Leadership Connection (FYLC) works to build leadership skills in school-aged children by providing opportunities to lead both inside and outside the classroom. Their mission is to build connections and a bridge between students, supportive community, and school staff through cutting-edge leadership training and mentoring to develop a community of leaders. FYLC combines an internationally known leadership development training process with high-quality mentorship practices, starting as young as preschool. Learn more.