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HR Works Employees Donate 546 Hats for Little Hats, Big Hearts

A group of HR Works’ employees have crocheted 546 red hats to donate to the American Heart Association for babies who will be born in February.  Employees crocheted these hats to celebrate American Heart Month, in connection with The Children’s Heart Foundation.   

Little Hats, Big Hearts™, honors babies, moms, and heart healthy lives in a special way. Locally, the American Heart Association is giving these hats to babies born at Rochester Regional Health, Strong Memorial Hospital and Unity Hospital.  Nationwide red hats will be given to thousands of babies during American Heart Month in order to empower moms to live heart healthy lives and to help their children do the same.

Tricia Benjamin of HR Works was inspired by the American Heart Association’s initiative and organized a team of her colleagues to work with her in crocheting these hats. Those who were more experienced at crocheting volunteered to teach others how to crochet, “So many people gave their time, their own monetary donations and/or efforts to learn and churn out hats”, said Tricia. The team also collaborated on different patterns and styles while working hard to hit their original goal of 500 hats.

The project was organized through the HR Works Community Works Program, a volunteer program developed and run by HR Works employees as a way for colleagues to share and give back to charities within the surrounding community. Each year, HR Works and its employees donate countless hours through Community Works events.

This is just one example of the HR Works company culture. To learn more about why HR Works is a great place to work, visit our careers page.

HR Works, Inc., headquartered at 200 WillowBrook Office Park in Fairport (Rochester), New York, with an office in East Syracuse, is a human resource management outsourcing and consulting firm serving clients throughout the United States. HR Works provides scalable strategic human resource management and consulting services, including: affirmative action programs; benefits administration outsourcing; HRIS self-service technology; full-time, part-time and interim on-site HR managers; HR audits; legally reviewed employee handbooks and supervisor manuals; talent management and recruiting services; and training of managers and HR professionals.