Plexus Scientific Corporation is an employee-owned company that feels strongly about giving back to the communities where our employees live and work. With employees in many parts of the United States, we can impact thousands of lives by donating, supporting, participating, and sponsoring events.
Carpenter’s Shelter serves over 750 homeless and formerly homeless children and adults each year. The shelter supports the homeless in achieving sustainable independence through shelter, guidance, education, and advocacy. Carpenter’s Shelter has been built through the hard work of volunteers and the generosity of the community. Plexus has donated toys for many years during the holiday season.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Plexus is a supporter of Breast Cancer Awareness. Our campaign has included Pink Friday and scavenger hunts, and some of our Plexonians have participated in the Susan G. Komen "Race for the Cure".
The Fisher House
Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment. These homes are located at major military and VA medical centers nationwide, close to the medical center or hospital they serve. Plexus has made donations and provided professional holiday photography sessions, toys, and many other activities for the families at Fisher Houses.
Maryland Food Bank
Plexusand it's employees have donated various non-perishables and gift cards to the Maryland Food Bank. The Maryland Food Bank provides assistance to Maryland communities in areas such as food, school supplies, and school lunch/breakfast programs. The Maryland Food Bank continues to distribute over 120,000 meals per day and over 44 million meals annually.
Mary's Food Pantry of the Koinonia Foundation
Plexus has organized a holiday gift basket drive to support Mary's Food Pantry of the Koinonia Foundation. This foundation is based in Springfield, VA, and supports many underprivileged families in the DC Metropolitan area.
A Little Bit of Home for the Troops
Plexus Employees contributed goodies by the box-load for the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Baltimore Post, Support Our Troops Drive. Plexus helped SAME meet their goal of providing more than a ton of needed (and just plain nice to have) items for men and women serving in Afghanistan.
Food for Others
Plexus has provided many non-perishable food items to benefit Food for Others. Food for Others, based in Falls Church VA, provides meals for families in the Northern Virginia Area. Food for Others partners with the USDA and other merchants to provide food item distributions at 14 neighborhood sites for localm low income families each week.
Capital Area Food Bank
Plexus has provided support in the form of food item donations to the Capital Area Food Bank. The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest Food Bank organization in the Washington Metropolitan area and partners with 444 community organizations to deliver food directly to hard to reach areas.