wpg has been a steadfast of supporter of Pelotonia, an organization focused on advancing innovative cancer research, for 12 years. This year, Team wpg raised $153,385 through organization-wide and grassroots fundraising efforts, exceeding its most ambitious goal yet of $100,000. Pelotonia’s fundraising efforts center around a two-day bicycle ride in Columbus. Lead by co-captains Chris
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In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, wpg’s corporate office in Columbus, as well as 37 property teams from across the country, took action in partnership with community-based domestic violence prevention and victim service organizations. This year, colleagues at the Columbus corporate office volunteered their time to pack 300 welcome kits for LSS
Keauhou Shopping Center in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, was named “Best Shopping Center” in West Hawaii Today’s Best of Hawaii-West 2023. This marks the third year in a row that the shopping center has received this honor. The Best of Hawaii-West is an annual readers’ choice awards program that highlights the best businesses, people, entertainment and activities
As part of its wpg Cares program, wpg and its colleagues are committed to giving back to the communities where the company operates. To support that commitment, wpg offers all eligible colleagues 16 hours per year of paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO) to be used to volunteer with nonprofit organizations they care about in their
Throughout July, wpg’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee sponsored events to celebrate the diversity of colleagues and promote equity and inclusion throughout the organization. The following activities played a key role in making wpg’s first Celebrate DE&I Month a success. Special Guest Speaker On July 17, Lachandra B. Baker, founder and principal consultant at LBB
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, wpg encouraged colleagues to take time for themselves by offering a paid floating Mental Health Day Off for the second year in a row. Recognizing the importance of mental wellbeing and self care, colleagues throughout wpg spent their Mental Health Day Off in a number of
Nearly 300 wpg corporate colleagues and general managers worked together to give back to Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Central Ohio during Connection Week 2023, an internal conference held April 17-19 in Columbus for colleagues to meet, learn and grow. wpg colleagues assembled 300 snack kits and 300 hygiene kits for families staying at
On April 7, Southgate Mall hosted Missoula Food Bank’s “CANdemonium” competition in which local companies sponsor and build structures made of canned food as part of an annual fundraiser. This year’s theme focused on animal structures — or “canimals” — made entirely of food donated from participating teams. Over the past decade, CANdemonium events at
During wpg’s recent Connection Week, a new, internal conference for corporate colleagues to meet, learn and grow, attendees were honored to participate in a volunteer event for children in the local foster care system. The company welcomed Jessica Rudolph, CEO and Founder of My Very Own Blanket, who talked about her organization’s important mission.
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, wpg’s corporate offices in Columbus and Indianapolis, as well as nearly 50 wpg properties across the country, partnered with local shelters to help donate needed items that support victims of domestic violence.