At GM Nameplate, we love to recognize and support our employee’s efforts to give back to the community. On December 10, 2015, the Snohomish, Washington Chapter of the Red Cross held their annual Real Heroes Breakfast to celebrate local people who have gone above and beyond to show courage and compassion. For the past five years, our own April O’Donahue, a GMN Aerospace senior new programs manager, has been volunteering for the event as their official photographer.
But this was not GM Nameplate’s first run-in with this organization. In 2014, GM Nameplate donated to the Red Cross relief fund for the Oso landslide in Washington that claimed 43 lives, including 2 students from Darrington Elementary School. The landslide left students grieving with loss, PTSD, no home, and more without a school counselor available to come to their aid. With help from the American Red Cross fund, the school was able to hire a counselor to help these students express and process their feelings through a program called “Art with Heart”.
Thank you to April O’Donahue and the rest of the GM Nameplate team for volunteering your time and helping to support this cause!