Wish for Wheels and Gates nonprofit employees will come together to build more than 60 bikes for low-income second-graders at Castro Elementary School
DENVER, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Gates (NYSE: GTES), One of the World’s Leading Providers of Application-Specific Hydraulic and Power Transmission Solutions, Hosts Fifth Annual BuildORama Employee Bike Build As Part of 110th Anniversary Celebrations of the company. At saturday 2 october, at Marjorie Park in Greenwood Village, Gates employees will build approximately 63 bikes, one for each second-grader at Castro Elementary School in Denver, a Title 1 school.
As part of Gates’ ongoing corporate social responsibility initiatives, BuildORama is a long-awaited tradition for employees of both Denver downtown head office and company EnglewoodCustomer based solution center. Priority Start 20 inch bikes feature a Gates Carbon Drive belt system which is cleaner, stronger and more reliable than traditional bicycle chains, and is free of grease and rust, requiring less interview for students and their families. At Friday October 8, Gates employees will deliver the bikes to the children at the school and each equip a helmet and lock, even teaching some of the children how to ride a bicycle.
“Each year, we look forward to supporting our Denver community through this construction of bikes for children in need ”, said Ani Vattano, communications director of Gates. “The initiative is close to our hearts, and as we celebrate 110 years as DenverAs a global company based, the motivation and drive of our employees continue to build on the legacy we have established today. “
October 2021 is a milestone anniversary for Gates, marking 110 years of wealthy Denver heritage and product innovation. In addition to BuildORama, the company is hosting an employee party at Gates headquarters on Wednesday October 6, as well as other local celebrations at many of the company’s global locations during the week of October 4.
As part of the anniversary, Gates also ran a storytelling campaign last summer among his employees in which members of the Gates team were encouraged to nominate their colleagues for donating 110% in favor of one. of the five core values of the company – collaboration, responsibility, tenacity, curiosity or dedication – and share their story. The best stories have received awards and recognition as examples of each employee’s dedication and contribution to the company and its incredible history. Gates has received over 1,000 story nominations around the world.
Gates is proud and excited to honor the company’s long history while looking to the future.
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Gates is a global manufacturer of innovative and highly sophisticated power transmission and hydraulic power solutions. Gates offers a wide range of products to various aftermarket channel customers and original equipment manufacturers as specified components. For more than a century, Gates has pushed the boundaries of materials science to design products that exceed expectations in many sectors of the industrial and consumer markets. Our products play a vital role in a diverse range of applications in a wide variety of end markets, including the on-road industry, the off-road industry, mobility and recreation, automotive, energy and vehicles. resources as well as diverse industry. Our products are sold in over 30 countries across our four trading regions: the Americas; Europe, Middle East & Africa; Greater China; and East Asia & India. To learn more about Gates, visit www.gates.com.
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