Pet Care Drive
In August, employees at Zoltek HQ donated pet care items to Needy Paws Rescue in St. Louis. Needy Paws is dedicated to saving animals in need who are in high-kill shelters, animal controls, and those who have been abandoned.
Ronald McDonald House
In August, Zoltek employees and their families cooked dinner for families at the Ronald McDonald House as a part of the Meals from the Heart program. This program invites volunteers to come into the Ronald McDonald House facility and cook meals for the families staying in the facility while their children receive care from the neighboring hospital.
Zoltek HQ employees teamed up to collect non-perishable food and personal care items for the St. Louis Area Foodbank during the month of June. In total, employees collected 810 pounds of items that will result in 662 meals for those in need throughout the St. Louis area.
Used Shoe Drive
During the month of April, Zoltek employees collected several dozen pairs of shoes. These were donated to ShoeCrew Water Project, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of people in developing nations worldwide.
Spring Blood Drive
On March 19th, Zoltek employees in St. Louis donated an outstanding 21 units of blood! That blood has the potential to save up to 63 lives in our community.
Interested in donating? Stay tuned for information about our next blood drive in the Fall of 2019.
During the week of March 11th, employees at Zoltek HQ donated their gently used formal wear to the Cinderella Project. The Cinderella Project is a program which collects formal wear for local teenagers in the foster care system who would be otherwise unable to purchase formal wear for school dances. The Cinderella Project is sponsored by the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition in St. Louis.
National Wear Red and Give Day
On February 1st, the US locations of Zoltek participated in the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red and Give Day. Over $1,500 was raised for the charity.
The American Heart Association works tirelessly toward a world with better cardiovascular health resulting in a world of longer, healthier lives.
Holiday Drive at St. Peters Location
Employees at our St. Peters location collected non-perishable food items, gifts and monetary donations for local non-profits during the month of December.
In total, teams collected over 1000 lbs of food for the St. Louis Area Foodbank, an array of gifts for Crisis Nursery, and $200 to each Shelter Friends, Crisis Nursery, and Five Acres Animal Shelter!
Fall Blood Drive
In September, Zoltek employees participated in a blood drive at our HQ facility. In total, we collected 18 units of blood!