CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2014--
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business
consulting services, today announced its third Annual
Day of Service, in which employees donate their time and talents to
participate in activities directed toward the betterment of the
community. On and around May 9, 2014, the Company and its employees will
partner with more than 50 different charitable and nonprofit
organizations in more than 25 locales around the world to assist in
community service projects and activities.
Huron's 2013 Day of Service (Photo: Business Wire)
“On a daily basis, our highly talented workforce provides support and
advice to our clients to find value-creating solutions to business
issues. Closer to home, our people are excited about the opportunity to
roll up their sleeves to partner with charitable organizations in our
communities. This is the essence of our Annual Day of Service. We
encourage each other to get involved in community matters to help
strengthen the social organizations around us,” said James
H. Roth, chief executive officer and president of Huron
Having a positive impact on the community is not a one-day event for
Huron. The Company, through its Huron
Helping Hands program, encourages employee involvement in civic
sponsorships, community service and pro bono activities year round.
Huron supports its partner organizations, including Habitat for
Humanity, Junior Achievement and Ronald McDonald House
Charities in locations across the country, and encourages charitable
giving through its matching gifts program.
A cross-section of events planned for the 2014 Annual Day of Service
Atlanta – Partnering with Junior Achievement of Georgia
at JA Finance Park to teach financial literacy and work readiness to
local middle school students.
Chicago – Helping the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicagoorganize
a Summer Olympiad competition for children from economically
Houston – Assembling breakfasts for senior citizens in
conjunction with Meals on Wheels operated by the Interfaith
Ministries of Greater Houston.
India – Hosting a carnival and fashion show for the children of
the Arushi Girls Home, Salaam Balaak Trustin Gurgaon, in
addition to reaching out to children at Deepashram, a boys’
New York – Engaging urban youth who are interested in pursuing
corporate internships through Year Up New York.
Portland – Collecting, sorting and repackaging food items and
meals at the Oregon Food Bank.
To learn more about the community partnering of Huron Consulting Group
during its Annual Day of Service, visit www.huronconsultinggroup.com/HuronHelpingHands
for a complete list of affiliated organizations.
In addition, connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/huronconsulting
for updates on our Annual Day of Service. Stay up to date on our
activities on Twitter: @Huron
or connect with us on LinkedIn and Google+ at www.linkedin.com/company/HuronConsulting
Huron Consulting Group was founded in May 2002 with 200 people and has
grown to more than 2,500 today. Its business segments include: Huron
Education and Life
Sciences; and Huron
Business Advisory. The Company was recognized by Consulting
magazine as one of the Best
Firms to Work For in 2013 and as a Top Workplace in 2013 by The
Chicago Tribuneand The Oregonian.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve
performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage
technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address
regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our
professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations, strategy
and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and
customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each
client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable
and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a
wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations,
including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions,
Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has
worked with more than 425 health systems, hospitals, and academic
medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than
350 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir, 312-880-3260