CVS Health, for the sixth year, teamed up with the Red Sox to host veterans at Fenway to celebrate Independence Day, and honor veterans from the city. Wicked Local reported that the event was well attended with veterans of all physical abilities able to tour the venue as a VIP, and many spent some time tuning up their batting at the nation’s favorite ballpark.
The veterans who participated in the CVS Health Baseball Camp are from the New England Center and Home for Veterans (a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness for U.S. veterans) and the 1st Lt. Derek Hines Soldiers Assistance Fund (a fund that provides financial assistance for Massachusetts soldiers and families who have incurred career-ending and life-altering injuries while on active duty).
Events like this are a great opportunity for businesses to give back to the community, and those who have served us all. It’s great to see an event like this enable a corporate giant like CVS Health to support a couple of local charities, right here in Boston, enabling them to do their work better, and give a genuinely first class experience to the veterans they support.
Participating in events like this is truly rewarding for all of those involved. You don’t need to think this big, however, when looking at charity team building events for your own team as there are dozens of local charities who are always looking for support and help from local businesses to improve the lives of all Bostonians.