ARBOLA supports the communities where we live, work, and operate contracts. We support 501c3 non-profits, engage interns to provide valuable real-world opportunities, and give employees volunteer opportunities to strengthen their communities.
Ladders for Leaders
In cooperation with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, ARBOLA supports the NYC Ladders for Leaders Program. Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers outstanding high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in New York City.
Participants include high-achieving high school and college students between the ages of 16-22 and residents of New York City. They come from prestigious educational institutions including Brooklyn Technical High School, Stuyvesant High School, the Bronx High School of Science, Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard University, New York University, and many CUNY and SUNY schools through the City and State of New York.
Edgewood Baptist Church
Edgewood Baptist Church in coordination with Kimbell Elementary school identifies truly underprivileged families in need of help during the Holiday Season. The Church allots $300 per family to help provide a Holiday dinner, toys for the kids, clothes, shoes and/or other items that may be needed. ARBOLA sponsored a family for the 2014 Holiday Season.
Friendship Place is an organization with a mission to end homelessness by providing services to help families rebuild their lives. Friendship Place services about 40 families with 25 girls and 45 boys between the ages of 1 and 16.
N Street Village
N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C. Offers comprehensive services addressing both emergency and long-term needs, they help women achieve stability and make meaningful gains in their housing, income, employment, mental health, physical health, and addiction recovery.
ARBOLA sponsored a lunch for 75 women with ARBOLA employee volunteers serving during the lunch hour. SOME, with the support of volunteers serves a hot breakfast and lunch to hungry men, women and children, every day of the year. They strive to create an uplifting environment with music, seasonal decorations and special holiday meals.
ARBOLA sponsored a Breakfast with ARBOLA employee volunteers serving from 6:30am-9:15am.