As part of Alpern Rosenthal’s Charity of the Month Campaign the Firm held a blood drive to benefit the American Red Cross on September 28, 2012. Nearly 20 donors pre-registered to give blood and a half dozen volunteers spent time as walkers and working the canteen.
Online PR News – 01-October-2012 – Pittsburgh PA – As part of Alpern Rosenthal’s Charity of the Month Campaign the Firm held a blood drive to benefit the American Red Cross on September 28, 2012. Nearly 20 donors pre-registered to give blood and a half dozen volunteers spent time as walkers and working the canteen. Donors came from Alpern Rosenthal and other organizations with offices in Heinz 57 Center.
The Charity of the Month campaign began in January, 2011 as part of the firm’s 50th anniversary celebration. It quickly became popular with both Alpern Rosenthal employees and local not-for-profit organizations, so much so that the program has now entered its second year.
About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, to provide relief to victims of disasters and help people avoid, prepare, and react to emergency situations. Their mission is to fulfill the needs of the American people for the safest, most reliable and most cost-effective blood services through voluntary donations.
The American Red Cross Biomedical Services plays a critical role in our nation’s health care system. It is the largest single supplier of blood and blood products in the United States, collecting and processing more than 40 percent of the blood supply and distributing it to 3,000 hospitals and transfusion centers nationwide.
In addition to being the single largest supplier of blood in the U.S., the Red Cross is a leader in research and testing to protect the safety of the blood supply. The Red Cross was among the first to develop and implement testing for many infectious diseases including, HIV, hepatitis B and C viruses, West Nile virus, and more recently the agent of Chagas disease.
About Alpern Rosenthal: Alpern Rosenthal, a Top 100 Accounting Firm, provides a full range of accounting, auditing, tax, business advisory and consulting services to a diversified client base of privately-held and public companies, as well as a large number of not-for-profit organizations. The professional and support staff, including more than 30 shareholders, provides innovative and customized solutions for a number of industry niches, including construction, energy, healthcare, not-for-profit, manufacturing, real estate, and technology. Office locations include Pittsburgh, PA; Philadelphia, PA; West Palm Beach, FL; and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Alpern Rosenthal is also a founding member of The Leading Edge Alliance, an international professional association of independently owned accounting and consulting firms.