Our way of celebrating successful business clients who make a difference in their communities

Established in 2018, the Community Heroes program honors Insperity® clients who serve as both business and philanthropic heroes within their respective communities. These companies and nonprofits enrich the places where their own employees work, live and play – reflecting Insperity’s own corporate mission to help businesses succeed so communities prosper.

Kidsave is changing the world one child at a time

At a glance

Organization: Kidsave

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Year founded: 1997

Year presented: 2020

Size: 3 - 30 employees

The story

Eight million children worldwide are living in orphanages and institutions, according to the Kidsave website, with more than 442,000 children currently in the U.S. foster care system. And a handful of dedicated individuals – with scores of volunteers -- are working tirelessly to change those statistics by giving children a voice and a choice about who becomes family for them.

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GiGi’s Playhouse offers more than fun for Down syndrome families

At a glance

Organization: GiGi’s Playhouse

Location: Hoffman Estates, IL

Year founded: 2003

Year presented: 2020

Size: 31 – 49 employees

The story

Gigi’s Playhouse is making a difference every day in the lives of more than 30,000 individuals and families, and Insperity is proud to honor the organization as one of its 2020 Community Heroes. It is the only international network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers created to provide free life-changing therapeutic and educational programs for all ages.

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LSA Family Health Service takes care of its own

At a glance

Organization: LSA Family Health Service

Location: NY, New York City, East Harlem

Year founded: 1958

Year presented: 2020

Size: 50 - 149 employees

The story

Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (LSA) has a mission to strengthen and empower vulnerable families and children by meeting their basic needs for food, health care, education and a safe home, in the belief that affirming families in their own dignity improves the entire community.

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Azenity gives employees a hand up

At a glance

Organization: Azenity Labs

Location: IL, Chicago

Year founded: 2020

Year presented: 2020

Size: 3 - 30 employees

The story

Pete Kadens saw a need during the COVID-19 pandemic for sanitizing and disinfecting services and turned it into his latest entrepreneurial venture – Crazy Clean, LLC, doing business as Azenity Labs.

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Inspiring business, community leadership

For the Community Heroes initiative, Insperity employees nominate worthy companies and organizations internally, based upon our working knowledge of what makes businesses both succeed and enrich communities. In other words, our Community Heroes recipients are true, exemplary models of both business and philanthropic success.

For-profit criteria:

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial excellence is demonstrated through passion, willingness to learn, openness to possibilities, risk-taking and the ability to get things done

Innovation

Innovation

We highlight creative, out-of-the-box thinkers who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty by making useful products or addressing community issues. These action-oriented problem solvers embrace change.

Job creation

Job creation

A successful business supports its community through job creation and growth, contributing to a thriving economy.

Community creation

Community creation

Insperity employees make all nominations for the Community Heroes program, based upon our deep knowledge of what makes businesses successful and communities prosperous.

Nonprofit criteria:

Innovation

Innovation

Stellar nonprofit clients address the challenges of our day head on, seeking to solve problems and build community through grassroots programs and initiatives.

Collaboration

Collaboration

In partnering with other nonprofits, businesses and agencies to work toward common goals, these organizations build fruitful, long-term relationships while making a difference daily in the communities they serve.

Missional impact

Missional impact

By working with defined goals, measurable objectives when implementing programs and services, these organizations produce clear results.


What previous recipients are saying

The people who truly deserve this are our employees. They’re my heroes. The fact that Insperity is honoring them . . . is extremely important to everyone. Darrell Jobe –Founder and CEO, Vericool®San Francisco, CA

At Insperity, we are committed to business success and community prosperity.

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