We live and work in the communities where we build.
We strive to make a difference and strengthen communities in meaningful ways. By supporting a variety of organizations, cultural groups, and special projects, we are able to foster and promote the spirit of community across our region.
In addition to corporate involvement, our people are active in charitable and service organizations. They are coaches, teachers, and volunteers for many causes. To the credit of Welliver employees, we proudly average nearly 7,500 hours a year in community service.
Real heroes at Welliver
Welliver’s employees Jimmy Robinson, Bill Beach Jr., and Brian White were honored at the annual Real Heroes Breakfast, hosted by the American Red Cross, Finger Lakes Chapter earlier this month. The event recognizes individuals who have demonstrated courage, dedication, and unselfish character by their acts of heroism in our community. This year’s breakfast was held at The Corning Museum of Glass.
The Real Heroes Breakfast concept grew out of a desire to sponsor an event closely related to the mission of the American Red Cross. The Red Cross provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. This is done through the simple, yet powerful, process of one person putting their needs aside to help another.
The three heroes from Welliver were presented with the Workplace Education Award for their heroic actions taken recently at a construction worksite. They initiated lifesaving measures on a collapsed construction worker at their worksite by administering CPR and an AED device until paramedics arrived. Their clear thinking and prompt response resulted in saving his life. “At Welliver, we strive to give our employees the best training possible. In this instance, we are very proud to know that these gentlemen kept with the finest traditions and culture of Welliver by using their training to save another worker’s life.” said Dale Partridge, Welliver’s Director of Safety.
Photo left to right: Jimmy Robinson, Bill Beach Jr., Anne Welliver-Hartsing, and Brian White
Another day at the office
On March 14, 2019 Welliver partnered with the American Red Cross to host its second annual company-wide blood drive at Welliver’s corporate headquarters in Montour Falls, New York. As part of the Company’s ‘Helping Hands’ volunteer program, employees and members of the community came out to support this important life saving initiative by donating blood.
The American Red Cross is the sole provider of blood and blood products in upstate New York. “We recognize that there is a critical shortage of blood supply in our region,” said Anne Welliver-Hartsing, Welliver President. “Our employees are committed to supporting the efforts of the American Red Cross and all they do in our community. Sponsoring a blood drive on-site here at the office was the right thing to do.”
Photo: Ben Robertson, Project Manager for Welliver, goes the extra mile to donate the “power reds.”