Giving Back in the Communities Where We Live

Our individual business units are responsible for determining which organizations and causes matter most to them, as well as how best to support them through either monetary donations and/or volunteering.



Perseus 2024 Admin Summit

At the annual Perseus Admin Summit the team leaned in to support Fred Victor a Toronto organization that supports the over 10,000 homeless people in the city. In addition to a corporate donation, they also hosted representatives from Fred Victor at our opening night dinner where attendees from across the Admin functions of Perseus prepared over two hundred care packages that would be distributed out into the community.

Photo collage of Perseus employees donating supplies to Fred Victor organization.

Working With Our Customers to Make a Difference

PIH Health and Altera joined forces for the Foster Love Duffle Bag Program. A group of associates from Altera and PIH partnered together and donated essentials along with extra goodies for the Youths in Foster Care.

Altera employees packing duffle bags with donated items for the Foster Love Duffle Bag Program.

Master’s Watch Party

Our Jonas Club Caddie BU was the presenting sponsor for the First Tee of Greater Detroit's "Master's Watch Party." The event helped raise $35,000 to introduce the game of golf and its inherent values to young people.

Photo collage of Jonas' Club Caddie business unit sponsoring the 2024 Masters Watch Party.

Volaris’ Adapt IT Group Embraces Their Part in Social Responsibility

Adapt IT is engaging in several ways with their local communities, all in an effort to make a difference.

Partnering with Adopt-a-School Foundation by investing time, effort, and financial contributions into various Information Technology (IT) and education programmes to create a better and more equal society in a sustainable manner.

Adopted South African Schools

2023 Pass Rate

Total Passed Learners

Distinctions Achieved

Mzomhle Secondary School (Eastern Cape)




Kwazamokuhle Secondary School (Mpumalanga)




Lodirile Secondary School (Gauteng)




Modilati Secondary School (Hammanskraal)




Hlahlindlela Secondary School (KwaZulu Natal)




Volaris partners with Adopt-a-School Foundation.

Ibcos Computers Supports Karibuni Children

Our Ibcos Computer team completed a big office clean out of unused computer equipment and donated it to Karibuni Children - a charity that contributes to the transformation of young Kenyan lives. Copper items from donated computer equipment is stripped for the copper parts and the funds are put towards the education of young Kenyans.

Perseus' Ibcos Computer team donates unused computer equipment to Karibuni Children organization.

Jonas | Apryle Showers

Employees from our Jonas Vizergy BU stepped up to run/walk in a 10k in support of the Apryle Showers Foundation – a non-profit organization that serves individuals aged 30-55 in Northeast Florida undergoing treatment for cancer.

Photo collage of Jonas' Vizergy employees participating in the Apryle Showers run fundraiser.

Our Daily Bread – Hunt Valley Office

Our Perseus Hunt Valley office partnered with Our Daily Bread, where they prepared zippy beef casseroles for those in need. Our Daily Bread is a charity that is committed to planting seeds of hope for individuals experiencing hunger in Baltimore City and helping them improve their lives.

Photo collage of Perseus employees preparing beef casseroles for Our Daily Bread charity.

Consistently There For Those in Need

Since 2010, Harris’ Innovative Healthcare/Resolv Hospital employees have actively participated in volunteering with Edmond Mobile Meals, committing to monthly meal deliveries and assisting with fundraising events. Our local employees continue to demonstrate their to their community and those in need. Edmond Mobile Meals' mission is to provide nourishing meals and companionship to elderly and disabled individuals, promoting independence and well-being.

Harris’ Innovative Healthcare/Resolv Hospital employees volunteer at Edmond Mobile Meals

Volaris’ Adapt IT Supports Several Programs Within Their Local Community

Our Adapt IT employees invested their time, energy and financial resources in support of several programmes for their local communities.

  • Our Wisenet team donated Raspberry Pi’s in support of World Children’s Day
  • Our EPM and Caseware team came together to make over 1,300 sandwich packs in support of the Tembisa Sandwich Drive
  • Our EPM and Education division joined together to collect clothing donations
Photo collage of Volaris employees giving back to their community.

A Future Without Childhood Dementia

A large group of Topicus employees participated in a walk to support the research and aid against childhood dementia.

Collage of Topicus employees participating in fundraiser walk for childhood dementia.

Altera Volunteers at the Deep Griha Society, Pune, India

Our employees, including some family members, donated food and visited with children while engaging in multiple activities with them.

Altera employees volunteer at the Deep Griha Society

Harris | Aligning Values with Action

Harris’ Cogsdale BU attended a regional team building event at the Ronald McDonald House in Hamilton, Ontario. The experience not only aligned with their core values but also let them engage with the community by helping prepare food for the 40 families staying at the facility. The event provided us with an opportunity to work together as a team and make a positive impact in the lives of others.

Cogsdale employees volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House in Hamilton, Ontario by preparing meals for 40 families

Supporting Families in Need with Firewood and Food

Yonder continued its support of families in disadvantaged areas in collaboration with our long-standing trusted partner, Homes of Hope. They provided firewood for 25 families, ensuring warmth during the winter season, and supplied basic groceries.

Photo collage of firewood being delivered to families in need

Supporting Local Football Teams

Jonas' MCR BU came together in support of 10 local football teams – supporting over 130 children in their local community.

Photo collage of youth football teams

Supporting the Raleigh TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Facility

The Altera Hosting BU participated in a car show for the Raleigh TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) facility. Over 40 classic and performance cars were involved from various car clubs across the Raleigh area. Approximately, 100 residence at the facility came out to socialize with these car enthusiasts while they took a much needed break from their treatment. Many of the residents are recovering from terrible injuries, some due to military service.

Altera participates in car show to raise money for the Raleigh TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) facility.

Nurturing Creative Minds

Yonder sponsored the "Grow, Read, Live" literary contest for middle school students from rural areas, allowing them to explore their imagination through storytelling.

Photo collage of Yonder employees helping middle school students in the

The ACCEO Brigade Marches On

Harris ACCEO Brigade continued its impressive community engagement supporting multiple food banks as well as an organization for vulnerable women. Our employees made a difference across Manitoba and Quebec by investing their time with Manitoba Harvest, Moisson Laurentides and Le Chaînon.

Harris ACCEO Brigade employees give back by volunteering at multiple food banks as well as an organization for vulnerable women.

Altera | Helping Students

Altera's Ventus BU returned to the village of one of their team members, distributing notebooks and pens to students at the local school.

Group photo of students receiving donated notebooks and pens

Supporting Vulnerable Children

Our Yonder colleagues from both Cluj and Iasi laced up their shoes in support of vulnerable children in their local communities.

Photo collage of Yonder employees participating in a run to support vulnerable children in their local communities.

Helping to Conserve, Protect and Restore

Harris’ Global Public Safety BU decided to engage with their community by supporting the Minnesota Chapter of Trout Unlimited (MNTU). The BU committed to donating $10.00 for every customer order received in the first quarter and will be donating $550. MNTU’s mission is to conserve, protect, restore, and sustain Minnesota’s cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.

Global Public Safety supports the Minnesota Chapter of Trout Unlimited (MNTU)

Partnering To Support Those In Need

Our Volaris Covenir BU ran a fundraising campaign that raised funds to support the equivalent of 3,000 meals to help support Feeding America. Feeding America is the largest charity working to end hunger in the United States, as they partner with food banks, food pantries, and local food programs to bring food to people facing hunger.

Volaris Covenir supports their community.

Harris’ Finance Group Gives Back with Suits U

During Harris’ Finance Leadership Summit, our employees collaborated with Suits U Montreal, a non-profit McGill university student led organization dedicated to helping students dress well in a professional setting. The donation of gently used business attire makes a significant impact on students who need professional clothing for job interviews or workplace attire.

Photo collage of Harris community service at Suits U Montreal

Harris’ ACE Healthcare BU inspiring Random Acts of Kindness

200 employees did +1200 Random Acts of Kindness in 1 week across our US, Canada, India, Bolivia, Costa Rica offices.

Insuresoft Gives Back

Volaris’ Vencora BU Insuresoft sponsored a kids triathlon fundraiser in support of the Secret Meals for Hungry Children as well as introduced The Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS [Technology Education and Learning Support] program to their software developers. TEALS helps high school students across North America develop and grow sustainable and inclusive computer science programs.

Volaris' Insuresoft business supports local communities including Secret Meals for Hungary Children and the Microsoft TEALS program.

Helping the Hungry and Homeless

Altera's Ventus Atlanta team gathered for lunch, spent time collecting donations, and assembling Hope hygiene, snack, and super pack food bags for Hope Atlanta. The team packed and delivered over 200+ bags. Hope Atlanta is helping to end hunger and homelessness for every Georgian. The team also teamed up with North Fulton Community Charities to work in the food pantry and thrift store. This charity serves 9,500+ individuals each year in the surrounding communities.

Altera Ventus employees assemble Hope hygiene, snack, and super pack food bags for Hope Atlanta

Toronto Habitat for Humanity Build Day

Our Constellation HomeBuilder team worked with a local Habitat for Humanity organization in the greater Toronto area to help build homes for extremely deserving families. These homes will help families realize their dreams of home ownership and our employees from all over North America were excited to roll up their sleeves and support such a great initiative. Having the opportunity to meet with the family that we were supporting made our efforts even more meaningful.

Constellation HomeBuilder employees helped the Habitat for Humanity organization to build homes for deserving families in the greater Toronto area.

Cayenta Supports Their Community Through Donations and Volunteer Work

The Harris Cayenta BU continued to showcase their commitment and focus on making a positive impact in their community by supporting several charities including Ronald McDonald House and the 'Race for Warmth' run.

Photo collage of Cayenta community service activities

Making Sure the Water is Flowing

Members of our Jonas UK Team spent a fantastic day working with the Canal and River Trust on the Grand Union Canal, in Birmingham. Our team spent the morning picking up trash – filling more than 25 bins with plastic bottles, cans and other non-biodegradable waste – including a door, an old tire and a shopping trolley. Supporting such an important asset from pollution, the effects of ageing, and the risk of flooding due to climate change was time well spent.

Jonas employees volunteer their time picking up trash along the Grand Union Canal, in Birmingham.

Modaxo Supports Its Local Communities

Our team at the Simon Ferguson group volunteered for a morning with the Atlanta Food Shelf as well as working at one of their mobile food pantries.

Modaxo employees volunteer at Atlanta Community Food Bank

SSP Gives Back

Volaris’ SSP BU organized a charity bake sale in support of breast cancer as well as had some of its employees volunteer at Calder Community Cares.

Volaris' SSP business gives back to their community by selling baked good for a breast cancer charity and volunteering at Calder Community Cares.

Modaxo’s Vontas Give Back

Modaxo’s Vontas BU continues to engage and give back in their communities including participating in the Iowa Giving Crew, Frames for Youth Bowling Fundraiser, the Westbrook Elementary Fun Run as well as sponsoring the Alburnett Pirates, a youth softball team.

Vontas employees participating in local fundraisers.

Vela Support of the Fort York Food Bank

The Vela Software group in Toronto have partnered with the Fort York Food Bank in their local community. On their first day, they assisted in providing groceries to more than 1,000 local families and serving more than 100 hot meals to members of their community. They are looking forward to continuing to contribute to this wonderful organization.


Modaxo ANZ Gives Back

Our team at Modaxo [Volaris] participated in several events including the RSPCA Cupcake Day for animal welfare, R U OK? Day in support of mental health and the Yalari Gala Dinner in support of creating positive change for Indigenous children.

Volaris' Modaxo ANZ business supports local communities including RSPCA,  R U OK? Day, and Yalari Gala Dinner.

Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. (Malaysia Branch) celebrate life by sharing life…

Gary Jonas, Malaysia celebrated World Blood Donor Day by participating in a blood donation as part of their Give Back Day Initiative.


Jonas Supports Community Spirit in India

Our Jonas C&R Software Global Community Spirit Initiative is making an impact, with a focus on those who are visually impaired. Through their partnership with the Gnana Jyothi Trust they are providing essential resources, including Braille transcription machines, textbooks, mentoring, and academic assistance, enabling these students to pursue higher education.


Jonas’ Springer-Miller Systems – Giving Back

Jonas’ Springer-Miller Systems (SMS) BU stepped up to support their local Vermont community in the face of the one-hundred-year flooding event. Our SMS’ers, as well as family and friends went door-to-door offering their assistance – helping several local businesses and families. It was a hard day for the team both physically and mentally, but they all agreed it was also incredibly rewarding to help people in their time of need.


Celebrating Octobre Rose [Pink October]

Our Harris France team joined in the annual France campaign dedicated to raising the awareness surrounding breast cancer. Throughout the month of October, various events and initiatives are organized to educate the public about the importance of early detection, provide information about breast cancer, and raise funds for research and support for those affected by the disease.

Harris France employees support breast cancer awareness by participating in various events in their community.

Jonas Participates in Apryle Showers Run

Our Jonas Vizergy BU hosted a Viz Gives event at the Apryle Showers Run to benefit the Apryle Showers Foundation. The Apryle Showers Foundation is a local, non-profit organization that serves individuals ages 30-55 in Northeast Florida currently undergoing treatment for cancer. The Foundation offers recovery retreats that help foster healing, restoration, and peace to people fighting for their lives. We had several employees run the 10K and had a great time at the event festivities, all that benefited a great cause.

Photo collage of Jonas employees participating in the Apryle Showers Run

Harris Guardian Takes a Stand on the Coldest Night of the Year

Harris’ Guardian BU actively participated in the "Coldest Night of the Year" event, a nationwide initiative to raise awareness and funds to support individuals facing homelessness, hunger, and poverty. Braving the chilly winter night, the Guardian team participated in the walk and also engaged in a fundraising campaign.

Photo collage of Harris Guardian community service activities

Volaris’ Vontas Employees Give Back

The Vontas team works within their local community on a regular basis, volunteering at their local homeless center Olivet Neighbor Mission, Family Helping Families Winter Wonderland Event, Meals from the Heartland, HACAP food sorting / packaging as well as the Food and Backpack Drive for Families.

Photo collage of Vontas employees volunteering within their local community

NorthStar Sponsors the Dr. F.J. McDonald School

Harris’ NorthStar BU has been sponsoring the Dr. F.J. McDonald School in Ottawa, Ontario, since 2016. The school serves many students from lower-income families, including recent immigrants to Canada. During the holiday season, we worked with the school's principal to pick a few families to support in enhancing their holiday celebrations.

Photo collage of NorthStar's community service activities

Volunteering our time to support our communities

Harris’ HLG (Harris Local Government) employees volunteered some of their time with The Dream Center, who offer emergency assistance to those in crisis in South Carolina, with a focus on encouraging, educating, and empowering people with a hand-up instead of a handout. Our employees spent the day working on the grounds laying mulch, trimming shrubs, and doing other gardening tasks. Some also went into their Santa Shop which is in an old school building and freshened up the walls with a new coat of paint.

The team at HLG also worked with Garrett’s Place, who serve foster children and families by providing basic needs, emotional support, and community. They provide suitcases, clothes, books, toys, school supplies, and other items to children entering the foster system. Our employee volunteers pitched in to lend a helping hand by organizing and cleaning.