Volunteers from Biogen permoring their social responsibility duties!
Employees of one of the world's oldest biopharmaceutical companies, Biogen Idec, observed ‘Care deeply Volunteer Day' across various cities of India as part of its CSR initiative.
The employees were given a paid day off to volunteer at a service project in their community. The ‘Day of Service' was designed to increase the role of employee volunteerism with focus on patients, science education and local communities. This year, employees served approximately over 300 volunteer hours in more than 12 cities across India.
In Gurgaon, employees provided prosthetics to a kid suffering from Cerebral Palsy and organized a green drive at Khusboo Welfare Society, a voluntary Non-Governmental Organization that works for the development, education and rehabilitation of children and young adults with mental and multiple disabilities.
In Chandigarh and Bangalore, employees along with their families engaged with children of Bal Niketan and Angel Orphanage.
In Kolkata, employees counseled kids at St.Mary's Orphanage and guided them on livelihood and career opportunities.