At Annex, our purpose is to help people by making connections that change lives, so Annex Helps is a fitting name for our corporate social responsibility program. Community involvement is foundational to our organization – “Community” is a personal core value of our CEO. We actively support the local IT and management consulting industries and other charitable causes through donations of time, money, expertise, leadership and services. The three pillars of Annex Helps are:
Annex staff volunteer time and expertise for worthy causes, particularly in support of the local IT and management consulting industries. This includes a variety of roles such as Board member, advisor, presenter and volunteer.
Annex provides discounted and pro bono services to not-for-profit and charitable organizations.
Each year, our team democratically selects three charities that Annex will assist financially. Monetary donations are provided in a number of ways:
- Corporate donations – Annex donates money directly or in support of staff, clients and consultants participating in charitable events.
- Staff donations – Annex team members donate via automatic payroll deductions.
- Consultant donations – Contractors working on Annex assignments can donate a portion of their hourly rate (e.g., $0.25 per hour) to charity via automatic payroll deductions.
- Annex Referral Program – People receiving fees from Annex’s award-winning Referral Program can donate the money to charity.