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Cinnaire Cares Announces Donations

Michigan Business Network
July 9, 2018 5:00 PM

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We have an unwavering belief that all people deserve the opportunities provided by living in healthy communities.Cinnaire-Food-Drive_Michigan2

The Cinnaire Cares initiative is a companywide staff-funded and driven charitable program that was developed by our employees.  Cinnaire Cares provides an opportunity for our team to support our mission by contributing twice monthly to a fund that has been established to support staff nominated charities. In addition to financial contributions, Cinnaire staff are actively involved in volunteering their personal time to support our non-profit partners. We are excited to announce the latest Cinnaire Cares donations! In this funding round, our staff contributed a total of $5,480. Each non-profit selected this round will receive $1,096.

Ozone House is the only agency in Washtenaw County (MI) that provides free, confidential, and voluntary shelter and support services to homeless youth including runaways and high-risk youth ages 10-20 and their families. At Ozone House, youth find safety and nonjudgemental support from adults and peers. Whether youth need shelter, housing, individual or family counseling, 1:1 support and life skills, a job, to enroll in school, or a hotel meal, Ozone House is open 24/7 to provide support and services. Learn more here.

The Firecracker Foundation’s mission is to honor the bravery of children who have survived sexual trauma by building a community invested in the healing of their whole being. The non-profit foundation provides mental health therapy, trauma sensitive yoga, and pediatric medical advocacy services to the Lansing School District, Child & Family Service’s Angel House,  and Community Mental Health, as well as advocacy to countless youth and families. Learn more here.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, Sarah’s Circle encourages women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically, realizing their unique potential. This Cinnaire Cares contribution will directly support the Make it Home Fund Campaign which provides financial assistance to help women end homelessness and obtain stable housing. Learn more here.

The mission of Small Talk is to provide a comfortable, child-friendly atmosphere where children receive coordinated services during the child abuse investigative process. A non-profit organization, Small Talk relies on grants and generous donations of corporations, businesses and individuals that support their mission to ensure children are given the courage to speak up and provides an opportunity for children to heal. Learn more here.

Urban Acres Produce

Urban Acres, LLC, is a subsidiary of the Central Baptist Community Development Corporation. Urban Acres creates an entrepreneurial spirit, jobs, and provides accessibility to fresh grown produce at a local market, at very competitive prices for the residents of Wilmington, Delaware. Urban Acres was founded for the purpose of addressing the lack of convenient access to healthy foods in low-income Eastside and Northeast neighborhoods in Wilmington. Their goal is to introduce a healthier way of eating to adults and children. Learn more here.


Cinnaire provides all full-time employees with an unlimited paid time off policy, weekly organic fresh fruit deliveries, an employee wellness program, on-site fitness center at company headquarters, company paid cell and wireless services, onsite dry-cleaning pickup and delivery and a comprehensive benefits package. An open-door policy and regularly scheduled lunches with the company CEO promote transparency and establishes open communication. The Cinnaire Staff Engagement Committee provides all staff with an open forum for generating and discussing ideas, initiatives and insights that improve professional lives and company culture, and for sharing takeaways and recommendations with the management and executive teams. In 2017, employees launched Cinnaire Cares, a companywide staff funded and driven charitable program that provides every team member an opportunity to make an impact by donating to staff nominated charities.

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