The Forge difference is more than helping individuals find short- and long-term employment, it’s a commitment to making a positive difference in the communities in which we operate as well. Our success would be nothing without you and that’s why we’ve developed the Forge Cares program to invest and give back to the communities that have given so much to us. We are dedicated to initiatives that positively contribute and enrich our communities; making them stronger and healthier places to live and work. With the Forge Cares program, we aim to improve the lives of individuals by partnering with charities and organizations that promote the overall growth of the community. As part of our commitment to remaining active in our local communities, Forge employees are given 2 volunteer days to use toward their own personal volunteer efforts.

 

West Michigan

  • Partnered with March of Dimes for the March for Babies event in Holland, MI. This event raised money for research and programs to help expectant mothers have full term pregnancies and new babies to begin healthy lives.
  • Wing of Mercy by donating and participating in a 5k run. This event raised funds to makes it possible for low income patients to be flown to distant medical facilities for necessary medical care.
  • Soups on For All – Forge is an annual Gold Level Sponsor for this event which raises funds for Catholic Charities of West Michigan to support their work in food delivery to the homebound, supporting local food pantries, and meal outreach in the community including God’s Kitchen.
  • Collaborated in the “Run in the Name of Love” which raised awareness regarding domestic abuse and helped raise money for Safe Haven Ministries which provides services to women seeking safety and shelter

Detroit

  • Annually participates in programs where families in need are provided gifts and goods for the Christmas Holiday.
  • Partners with a client donating care packages to our honorable Armed Service Men and Women in Afghanistan.

Elkhart/South Bend

  • Worked with U.S. Troop Care Packages, making personal donations and collection donations to send to active military members stationed throughout the world.
  • Sponsored Rock the Block for LaCasa, an event that brings neighbors together to improve the appearance of neighborhoods.

Indianapolis

  • Collected gently used coats and outerwear for the winter season to give to those in need.

Fort Wayne

  • A member firm in the Fort Wayne Executive Women International Chapter. Through fund raisers involved with this organization, scholarships up to $10,000 are awarded to adult students in scholastic transistion. Support is also given to assist the community in various charitable and literacy endeavors, including the Build a Ramp program and Rally to Read initiative.