Six months have passed since the Winston Family YMCA opened its doors along the bank of the St. Johns River to a growing community in surrounding Jacksonville, Fla., communities of Brooklyn and Riverside.
RS&H associates recently volunteered their time to sort food at the distribution center for Feeding Northeast Florida, a Jacksonville food bank. Food sorters play a critical role in ensuring quality and safety of food items prior to leaving the facility. Donations can include anything from pantry items to fresh produce.
Since 2014, associates of the Richmond office have donated hundreds of pounds of food to a local charity around the holidays. The Holiday Food Drive has expanded to other offices over the years and the competition has heated up. The office who donates the most food (measured by pounds donated per associate in the office) receives a trophy.
In 1941, one architect and two engineers united together to create innovative infrastructure solutions for the country and ultimately, the world. Through the combined efforts of John F. Reynolds, Ivan H. Smith, and George B. Hills, RS&H was established.
The impact of their endeavor transcends air, land, and sea.
Earlier this year, Ecuador was devastated by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. It was the strongest earthquake to strike the country in over 30 years. The effects were devastating, with over 600 fatalities and thousands more injured. After the earthquake’s destruction of many buildings and shopping centers, necessary supplies became difficult to obtain and distribute.