Velstar supports a variety of corporate giving initiatives to positively impact the lives of our customers and our communities. We embrace our social responsibility by giving of our money, our time and our unique expertise to honor the sacrifices of first responders, to support the unmet health and welfare needs of children, to encourage achievement in higher education and to promote the power of positive thinking through our partnerships with these worthy organizations:
R Fund is Rutgers Athletics’ annual giving program. Its goal is to provide student athletes with the support they need to reach their full potential; as students, as athletes, and as individuals. The financial contributions of our donors help advance the mission of Rutgers Athletics and give our student athletes the resources they need to compete.
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation honors the sacrifice of firefighter Stephen Siller who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001.We also honor our military and first responders who continue to make the supreme sacrifice of life and limb for our country.
Shriners Hospitals for Children has a mission to provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment. This mission is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin, or ability of a patient or family to pay.
The Positive for Life Foundation’s Mission is to provide individuals and Organizations the resources to motivate and inspire people in the areas of self-esteem, positive thinking, goal-setting, and achievement so they can realize and live their dreams every day.
The Center for Children’s Advocacy provides legal representation and advocacy for low-income, at-risk children and youth in Connecticut our work is difficult and it is critical: abuse and neglect, racial justice, educational inequities, youth homelessness, access to medical and mental health care.
TeamUP is a mentoring program that helps in the transformation of Rutgers Business School undergraduates and MBA students into responsible business professionals. Those students accepted into the program will consult one-on-one with a business professional to obtain insights about the nature of their profession as well as guidance on how to grow and prosper within the profession.