Endurance athlete and Ohio native Daren Wendell, 33, recently ran an epic coast-to-coast race: A marathon a day for 100 days to raise $100,000 for clean water in Africa. VML was proud to support Daren, director of Activewater (now the athletic arm of Lifewater International), as he completed 100 marathons in 100 days.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Each month, the VML Foundation recognizes a VMLer who has been nominated as a Community Contributor for his/her commitment to giving back in the community. VML’s January Community Contributor is Senior Manager, Organizational Development, Bethany Luther. Here’s what we discovered about Bethany’s passion for volunteerism.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
VML is holding its 10th annual Foundation Day on Wednesday, Sept. 24. The agency is marking this anniversary by holding its first worldwide Foundation Day, with employees in nearly 20 international offices volunteering in their communities on the same day.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Giving back has been part of VML’s DNA since the agency opened its doors in 1992. The VML Foundation — an employee-funded and employee-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization — is the driving force behind VML’s community outreach program.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Kansas City’s inaugural Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (DTFA) Kickball for a Home tournament was held recently. VML was honored to partner with the DTFA to host the kickball event, which raised $10,305 for the organization.
Monday, July 14, 2014
The second annual VML Day at the K took place this past weekend. VMLers and their friends and family enjoyed a tailgate and Royals baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. Funds raised from ticket sales benefitted the Head for the Cure Foundation, which supports brain cancer research and awareness.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
VML Kansas City community partner Children's Mercy Hospital recently held a room dedication ceremony and reception to recognize the VML Foundation's longtime support of the hospital. The space honoring VML provides a fun, safe area for teens and is located on the hematology/oncology floor.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
VML was proud to support the annual Shave to Save fundraising program for Kansas City’s Hope Lodge that was recently held. Hope Lodge is operated by the local chapter of the American Cancer Society. The theme of this year’s program was “Turning Ordinary People Into Heroes.”
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
VML, in partnership with Y&R Singapore and UDKU Australia, recently launched Guide Dots, an app to help the visually impaired discover and navigate public spaces.