December was a busy month for the Give Back Committee. Amid the holiday shopping, present wrapping and cookie baking, we participated in some very rewarding events and made several donations to worthy causes in our community.

On December 10, PowerDMS™ employees donned hairnets and gathered in the conference room for the Change This World food-packing event. The mixture of white rice, crushed soy, dehydrated blend of six vegetables, and chicken-flavored vitamin and mineral powder, was measured, weighed and packaged to be sent to countries in need all over the world. When boiled, one bag can provide up to six malnourished children with optimum nutrition. We had a great time working together for an amazing cause. For more information or to host a packing event of your own, please visit Change This World.

The PowerDMS™ team also took part in local radio station XL 106.7’s 21st annual Baby DJ program. The station receives hundreds of letters from Central Florida families who are unable to provide their children with holiday gifts. Community businesses, organizations and individuals answer these touching pleas with gifts of clothing, games and toys for their children to open on Christmas morning. Our PowerDMS™ duos had so much fun shopping for our 13 assigned kids. For more information on how to get involved in the program year-round, please visit Baby DJ.

Our entire team is looking forward to a new year of giving back. Happy 2013!