Franklin Templeton Employee Volunteers Assemble Meals Bags, Sort Clothes, Teach Students and Walk Pets for Charity

May 15, 2023 9:00 AM ET

Baltimore Volunteers at Junior Achievement’s Finance Park

On March 30, Baltimore volunteered at Junior Achievement’s Finance Park where students had the opportunity to explore their personal financial futures first-hand. Each volunteer was assigned a budget category—such as insurance, childcare or housing—or “station,” where the students learned about the budget item and asked questions to help them learn how much of their salary they may need to allocate to that expense.

St. Petersburg Assembles Meal Bags and Sorts Clothes

On April 3, St. Petersburg employees volunteered at the Kind Mouse, a nonprofit that assists families and children in Pinellas County with food insecurities and chronic hunger. Volunteers helped date donated food and assembled more than 1,000 meal bags to be distributed to children within Pinellas County schools.

On April 13, St. Petersburg volunteers helped sort and tag incoming donations at Clothes to Kids, a nonprofit that provides free new and quality-used clothing to low-income or in-crisis school-age children.

Mumbai Donates Blood 

Franklin Templeton Mumbai employees hosted a blood drive for a local blood bank. The city of Mumbai needs 650 units of blood every day. Donor help ensure blood units are available to meet these needs.

Rancho Cordova Joins Sacramento SPCA’s Doggy Dash

On April 22, animal-loving volunteers in Rancho Cordova participated in the Sacramento SPCA’s biggest fundraiser and the largest pet walk in Northern California of the year, the Doggy Dash. Volunteers helped at the registration desk and performed a variety of duties. The Franklin Templeton Fur Family team raised US$1,132 for the organization.

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