JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced that during the week of July 10, 2017, employees worldwide gave four hours of their time to volunteer at charities. This was part of the access segment’s celebration of Oshkosh Corporation’s 100th anniversary.
Approximately 700 employees participated in the Good 2 Give Back program, globally. Participating locations included North America, India, China, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Middle East, Romania, Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands.
“Giving back to the communities in which we operate is very important to us and speaks to our culture at JLG,” said JLG Industries’ Vice President of Global Human Resources, Emma McTague. “We can think of no better way to celebrate our parent company’s milestone anniversary than by sharing our passions and talents with the communities we call home. We want this to be meaningful to each employee, so we encourage them to select programs close to their hearts.”
Groups donated their time to a variety of charities and institutions, including hospitals, animal rescue centers, safe houses for women and children, food banks, horse stables that serve people with physical or mental disabilities, daycare centers, and clothing drives, among many others.
“I am so proud of our employees for embracing this initiative and making it a positive experience for all parties involved,” said Frank Nerenhausen, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, JLG Industries. “JLG’s Good 2 Give Back program provides us the opportunity to work with strong non-profit partners around the globe and significantly impact the communities where our employees live and work.”
For more information about JLG’s G2GB program, visit www.jlg.com/en-gb/news-events/good-2-give-back.