Lawrence Livermore campaign raises $3.8 million for charitable organizations

Dec. 11, 2017- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), LLC, raised $3.8 million to distribute amongst charitable organizations for the second year in a row. Employees pledged $2.8 million through payroll deduction via the Laboratory’s annual employee giving program, the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign, now in its 43rd year...

Fighting diabetes through the 'Tour de Cure'

Nov. 27, 2017- 
  Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. ___________ Melanee Scarborough is an administrative assistant to the Micro and Nano Technology Section of the...

Lab employee and veteran Steve Leahy volunteers to help disaster victims rebuild

Nov. 16, 2017- 
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. ____________ If you ask Steve Leahy where he was after Hurricane Harvey, the deadly and destructive 2017 storm...

Lawrence Livermore campaign raises a record $3.8 million for charitable organizations

Dec. 12, 2016- 
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), LLC, donated a record $3.8 million to charitable organizations.Laboratory employees pledged $2.8 million through payroll deduction via the annual employee giving program, the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. This represents the most money raised in...

Lab employees help fill education gaps

Dec. 2, 2016- 
Editor's Note: During the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies.   ________   In the face of underserved communities and school district budget cuts, Randy Pico and Bill Dunlop are volunteering to fill in local education gaps....

A life of service to others

Nov. 10, 2016- 
Editor's Note: During the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. ______________ All her life, Jennifer Vollbrecht has been committed to service. Her dedication has taken her from her hometown in Manteca to Iraq and back again. But no...

LLNL campaign raises $3.2 million for charities

Dec. 9, 2015- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), have raised $3.2 million to give to charities within their surrounding communities.Laboratory employees pledged $2.2 million through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign, an annual employee charitable fundraising drive celebrating its 41st year. Through the campaign...

Group provides homeless families with HOPE

Dec. 4, 2015- 
Editor's Note: During the HOME Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies.When families in the Central Valley city of Manteca lose their homes, there is an emergency shelter that offers housing and something more – hope and help to get them back on their feet again.Since its...

Inspiring youth to pursue STEM education

Dec. 2, 2015- 
Editor's Note: During the HOME Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies._______________Networking always has been important to Darlene Yazzie, a facility coordinator in the Operations and Business Directorate’s Facility Management Division."Networking – that is the key to...

A safety net for women, children experiencing domestic violence, poverty, homelessness

Nov. 25, 2015- 
Editor's Note: During the HOME Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies._______________For the past 15 years, Dan Knight, Lawrence Livermore National Lab’s deputy associate director for Engineering, Operations, has devoted his time and resources to Shepherd’s Gate, a nonprofit...

'Missing Man' group helps widows and orphans

Nov. 20, 2015- 
Editor's Note: During the HOME Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies.______________It was a poignant and unexpected moment.Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) employee Alex Bodan and about 110 other people were attending a fundraising dinner Oct. 3 in Livermore for...

Riding to ensure respect for fallen heroes

Nov. 13, 2015- 
Editor's Note: During the HOME Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies.______________Dozens of motorcycles, adorned with U.S. and military flags, roll down the highway on a special mission: to escort retired veteran William Dawson from Gilroy to his final resting place at the San...

Lab engineer lauded for work with cystic fibrosis

Nov. 6, 2015- 
Editor's Note: During the HOME Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies.______________A prominent and influential Bay Area nonprofit that provides funding for cystic fibrosis research recently handed a Lawrence Livermore Lab employee its top award for volunteer work.Palo Alto...

Educational pursuit benefits families in need

Oct. 30, 2015- 
Editor's Note: During the HOME Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies.______________From finding solutions to complex IT problems at work to pursuing a degree while working full time and helping a charitable organization identify needs for community services, Julie Klein always...

Lawrence Livermore campaign raises $3.4 million for charitable organizations

Dec. 11, 2014- 
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), have raised $3.4 million to give to charities within their surrounding communities. Laboratory employees pledged $2.4 million through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign, an annual employee charitable giving campaign celebrating its 40th...

Ruth Hawley finds fertile ground to help others

Dec. 3, 2014- 
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling. Ruth Hawley began to volunteer for Fertile Groundworks "because growing organic food to feed hungry people in our local community is meaningful." Fertile Groundworks was founded in 2010 to plant unused acreage...

Helping animals across the globe

Nov. 24, 2014- 
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling.______________Growing up, Jennifer Anthony had a passion for whale watching. Those childhood experiences sparked a love for animals that has grown with time and now encompasses causes that range from her backyard to...

Volunteer turns two wheels into big smiles

Nov. 5, 2014- 
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling. Larry McMichael’s mission is to get kids off the couch by steering them away from the indoor world of television, computers and video games that dominate many of their lives. He’s doing it with two wheels.For...

Lawrence Livermore charitable campaign raises $3.3 million for local organizations

Dec. 10, 2013- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. --Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS ), have raised $3.3 million to give to charities within their surrounding communities. Laboratory employees pledged $2.3 million to the HOME Campaign (for Helping Others More Effectively) -- an annual charitable drive that benefits community/nonprofit agencies in...

Employee selected as Face of Stroke ambassador

Nov. 26, 2013- 
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling. Most people are all too familiar with cancer, heart attacks and stroke. However, not all are aware of the condition atrial fibrillation (Afib) and the role it plays in increasing your risk for a stroke. Stroke just...