“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill.
Heidmar encourages employees to participate in community activities through company sponsored volunteer programs as well as individual projects.
Employees who volunteer their time with not-for-profits can request a donation to that charity.
Volunteer opportunities are made available to employees either in teams or on their own.
Heidmar is a committed global citizen, contributing funds to nonprofit groups that support education, the environment, community & economic development.
Heidmar believes in giving back to the communities where we work and operate that is seen in both our contributions and volunteer programs.
Employees at work in 2012 provided service for a local children's afterschool program, donating school supplies for the start of the new school year and donating bags of much needed food items for the local community food pantry.
Heidmar is a founding member of the World Ocean Council, joining in 2010 to support stewardship of the seas.
Each year, Heidmar contributes nearly $100,000 to domestic and international organizations.
Heidmar contributes matching donations to eligible charities supported by our employees.
Established in 2004, the Heidmar Fund and it's advisory committee made up of six Heidmar employees, responds to needs of the community supporting children and family programs.
Recent grants have been awarded to the Family and Children's Agency, DOMUS, the Norwalk Community Health Center and to the Norwalk Community Food Bank.
Previous recipients included the Norwalk Seaport Association Lighthouse Restoration; Elder House Medical Care and the purchase of a minivan for a local children's center.
Registration for Heidmar's 2013 Blue & Gray Golf Classic maritime tournaments begins February 1st.
The events are coordinated during the calendar year and serve U.S. Merchant Marine Academy alumni, parents, maritime organizations and friends of the Academy.
Heidmar Inc. is the tour's National Title Sponsor and employs five Merchant Marine Academy graduates.