Intel�s Colorado employees believe it is important to support the community in which they live and work. To ensure an open and honest relationship with its neighbors, Intel holds neighborhood meetings to inform neighbors of plans and activities, as well as providing a forum to discuss neighborhood issues and concerns.
Intel instituted a Community Advisory Panel (CAP) which meets quarterly to discuss and provide advice on a variety of matters including education and the environment.
Additionally, Intel supports a variety of agencies and programs through volunteer involvement and donations. In particular. Intel strives to improve the quality of life in the communities where we have a presence by encouraging volunteerism through the Intel Involved program.
Intel employees in Colorado volunteered more than 3,000 hours in 2001 and continue to participate in a number of activities in the Colorado Springs area including:
- Big Brothers/Big Sisters
- Habitat for Humanity
- Operation Back to School
- Colorado Cares
- Community Holiday Dinners
- BETTR (Better Environment Through Technology Recycling)
- Make a Difference Day
- Final Planting on the Queen Scar Reclamation Project
Additionally, many Colorado Springs Intel employees have accepted dozens of Board or Committee positions with non-profit organizations in the community, including:
- Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry Board of Directors
- Dean of UCCS College of Engineering selection committee
- Colorado Springs Press Association Board of Directors
- United Way
- Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce
- Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Urban League
- Pikes Peak Workforce Advisory Board
- Colorado MESA Industry Board
- Governor's Science and Technology Commission
- Economic Development Corporation
- Schools District 11 Sounding Board
- Clean Air Campaign
- Colorado Mountain Reclamation
Intel in Colorado once again surpassed our United Way Campaign goals with a donation of $174,485 to the Pikes Peak United Way. In addition, Intel donated more than $1.8 million dollars in total cash and in-kind contribution to education, workforce development, and community organizations in Colorado during 2001.
Intel employees in Colorado also made a huge difference during the holidays in 2001 by preparing Thanksgiving meals, adopting families, granting wishes for 200 seniors through the Silver Key Giving Trees and providing 175 toys for children whose military parents were deployed.