Regional Highlights of Alcoa's Month of Service

2013

Asia
Alcoa volunteers are improving housing for the elderly, encouraging recycling and cleaning a baseball park.


Australia
Alcoa employees are planting trees, improving literacy and hosting a men's mental health forum titled: “Big Boys Don’t Cry, But They Should.”


Brazil
Alcoa volunteers are partnering with Junior Achievement to hold a lecture on corporate social responsibility and joining a soccer tournament to benefit nonprofit organizations.


Canada

Volunteers will collect donations for the United Way, host a blood drive and celebrate Alcoa’s 125th anniversary by planting 125 trees on Mt. Royal in Montreal.


Europe

Volunteers are renovating recreation centers, promoting safety and hosting a walk for charity.


Jamaica
Jamalco employees are constructing new classrooms at a school in Clarendon and participating in a 5K walk.


Mexico
Employees are renovating an elementary school and promoting STEM careers at a local college.


Russia
Alcoa employees and local nonprofit organizations are partnering to collect toys for a children’s hospital in Moscow.


United States
Alcoa employees, families and friends are delivering meals to homebound elderly, promoting STEM and making blankets for cancer patients.

 

2012

North America

  • In Canada, Alcoa volunteers contributed to the United Way, conducted a winter clothes drive, and prepared Thanksgiving dinner at a local soup kitchen.
  • Across the United States, Alcoa employees, families and friends planted trees, enhanced community centers, taught students about the environment, assisted the elderly, and distributed meals.

 

Asia

  • In China, Alcoa employees and community members picked-up trash in public spaces, shared knowledge on how to protect the environment and planted trees.
  • In Japan, Alcoa volunteers cleaned a local beach and repaired a wooden path in Kuwadori Forest.

 

Australia

  • In Australia, Alcoa employees renovated schools, hosted a blood drive and planted native trees.

 

Europe

  • In Germany, Alcoa volunteers restored a local nature trail and hosted a hazardous household waste day so employees and the community could properly dispose of waste.
  • In Iceland, Alcoa employees and community members enhanced recreational areas by gardening, painting, and cleaning playgrounds and community centers.
  • In Spain, hundreds of Alcoa employees planted trees, collected food for underserved families and cleaned the Garaitondo River and its surroundings.

 

Russia

  • In Russia, Alcoa employees and local nonprofit organizations
    partnered to plant trees, donate blood and refurbish a community center for underserved children.

 

South America

  • In Brazil, Alcoa employees held a recycling campaign and environmental activities for underserved students.
  • In Suriname, Alcoa volunteers renovated a community soccer field, and engaged local students with safety and career workshops.

 

2011

North America

  • In the United States, nearly 8,000 Alcoa employees tackled more than 200 community service projects. They prepared meals for the homeless, hosted blood drives, painted schools, beautified parks, and built wheelchair ramps.
  • More than 58 percent of Canada’s workforce served meals at a soup kitchen and fundraised for the United Way.

 

Asia 

  • In China, 44 percent of Alcoa employees helped plant 2,000 trees. They also organized an energy efficiency workshop to share more about protecting the environment.
  • In Japan, 37 percent of employees participated in a blood drive and restored a nature trail in a local forest. 

 

Australia

  • In Australia, more than 2,000 employees participated in 100 service projects to beautify schools, clean-up parks, plant trees and raise funds for local charities.

 

Europe

  • More than 1,000 employees in Hungary planted flowers at local schools and hosted a clothing drive for underserved youth.
  • In Italy, 68 percent of employees renovated a youth center and beautified a playground at a local school.
  • In Spain, 54 percent of Alcoa employees prepared meals and restored green spaces.

 

Russia 

  • In Russia, more than 3,000 employees participated in an event to honor veterans, collected books for libraries and donated medical equipment for people with special needs.

 

South America 

  • In Brazil, more than 3,000 employees shared the importance of recycling with students and helped them build recycling bins, planted trees and hosted events for the elderly and youth.