Doing Good for Our Communities
People are at the heart of everything we do at Qualified Plan Advisors. Our associates and advisors live in big cities and small towns, along the coast and in the heartland. Some of us might say soda while others of us say pop. Some of us grew up riding subways while others rode horses. No matter where we’re from, one thread binds us all – to be positive contributors within the communities we love. Here are a few of the ways we choose to support and uplift our neighbors.
Team members laced up their shoes and got their hamstrings all stretcheded out. The first-ever kickball tournament was put on to reaise funds for the Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City. JA offer’s volunteer-delivered, kindergarten through 12th grade programs that foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills.
Helping out at Harvesters – A Community Food Network
Members of the Overland Park office spent time sorting and repacking fresh produce in the warehouse for area food pantries. This food will be distributed to those in need which contributes to the livelihood of our neighbors.
Project Zero-Aiming for ZERO
Project Zero is a non-profit organization that tirelessly promotes adoption through the foster care system. Their goal is to find a forever family for every child who is waiting.
The Little Rock office recently got together to lend a hand wrapping gifts for their big “Candyland Christmas” event. They were honored to contribute in even a small way to all the amazing work they do and to this event that provides gifts to those awaiting a family. Learn more about what they do here.
Salvation Army Volunteer Day
Thanks to Brandon McCormick and all the others who took the time out of their day to give back to the Dallas community by volunteering at the Dallas Salvation Army. They spent the afternoon helping the Salvation Army finish up final preparations for families to begin picking up their holiday gifts.
2023 Holiday Donations
The Qualified Plan Advisors Omaha office was happy to participate in the Child Saving Institute’s Substitute Santa program again this year. They were also able to collect and deliver 133 pounds of food to the Food Bank for the Heartland to help those in need this holiday season.
Cleanup at Holy Family Church
The Giesting Financial team volunteered their time and spent a day cleaning up the outside of Holy Family Church. In addition to the cleanup day, the team located in Columbus collected donations for Riley Children’s Hospital.
Great River Faith in Action Volunteer Day
The Minneapolis office partnered with Great River Faith in Action (GRFIA). GRFIA gives support to community members who are elderly or homebound. During their volunteer day they spent their time working on landscaping for an elderly couple as well as delivering beds to those in need.
Hurrican Fiona Support
The Springfield office enjoyed an evening of volunteering with Convoy of Hope to assist in packing thousands of hygiene kits for the Hurricane Fiona victims in Puerto Rico. Convoy of Hope is a nonprofit humanitarian organization, which works alongside communities to bring solutions to the root causes of poverty and hunger.
Father’s Club Mission Cup Golf Tournament
Several employees volunteered at the annual Father’s Club Mission Cup Golf Tournament. The Father’s Club is a dad-led, grass roots effort promoting intentionally around dads’ relationships and time spent with their families, with each other and within the community. The hope is that such intention will help empower parents to be a catalyst for change in the areas of mental health, teen suicide, substance abuse, technology addiction, self-worth, anxiety and stronger families.
Wild Game Dinner Fundraiser
The office in Boerne, TX took part in the Wild Game Dinner to help raise funds for the Kendall County Jr. Livestock Association. The funds raised will provide more opportunites to the local youth through scholarships, educational programs, and leadership camps