Reliance One Grants a Wish for Calyn!

February 20, 2014

Auburn Hills, Michigan

The most rewarding part of owning a business is beyond celebrating success. The true feeling of victory comes from helping those around you when they are in need. The goal of Reliance One is to “build teams;” the mantra not only includes our clients teams, it includes building up the team in the community. “We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.” ― Mother Teresa

For the past year Reliance One has been raising money through various fundraisers to help make a dream come true through the Rainbow Connection. The Rainbow Connection, which is a Michigan based charity, was able to introduce Calyn, a 14 year old who was diagnosed with cancer, to the Reliance One Team. Through the program, Reliance One sponsored Calyn’s wish to travel to the Bahamas. “Choosing the Rainbow Connection for a fundraiser was easy; it is a great cause that benefits local children. As a parent, I cannot imagine the sacrifices that families have to endure when children are diagnosed with a life threatening illness. “said Jim Beath, President of Reliance One.

Calyn traveled with her family to the Atlantis resort where they were able to enjoy the beach, take advantage of all of the water slides, and even swim with the dolphins! “We are thrilled that Calyn was able to visit the Bahamas, and we’re very happy that we were able to help make that wish happen for her”, said Beath.

About The Rainbow Connection®

Since 1985, The Rainbow Connection has helped thousands of Michigan children who are literally fighting for their lives experience their most special dream come true. Today the Rainbow Connection’s annual budget is 1.8 million. Their funding is provided by generous donations from the community. Over 87% of every dollar donated goes directly to programs and services for children with these life threatening illnesses.

About Reliance One, Inc.

Reliance One Inc. is a minority-owned, MMSDC-certified staffing corporation headquartered in Michigan with a focus on matching the ideal professional to a client’s specific needs for both long-term, short-term, or project based positions (including temporary, temporary to direct, or direct).

Contact

Reliance One, Inc.
1700 Harmon Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
248-922-4500
rwicker@reliance-one.com
Fax: (248) 922-5660
http://www.reliance-one.com

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Helping Hands to Make Dreams Come True

December 20, 2013

Reliance One Staff has teamed up with the Carson’s located at the Village of Rochester to make dreams come true. Come visit our staff on Saturday December 21st or Sunday December 22nd from 1:00pm – 5:00pm to have your holiday gifts wrapped in exchange for a donation. You will be able to save time while helping to sponsor a child’s wish through the Rainbow Connection.

This will be the 2nd year that Reliance One Team Members are donating their time to wrap gifts in hopes of helping a child in Michigan with a life threatening illness. “We chose the Rainbow Connection for our company fundraiser as we wanted to support local children and their families. Community service is a great way for our employees to work on team building while giving back,” said April Rheingans, Fundraising Coordinator. Reliance One is more than half way to their goal of sponsoring a dream and your contribution can make a difference. We hope to see everyone there!
The event will be hosted on the 2nd floor of Carsons – 400 N Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309.

About Reliance One:
http://www.reliance-one.com
Reliance One Inc. is a minority-owned, MMSDC-certified staffing corporation headquartered in Michigan with a focus on matching the ideal professional to a client’s specific needs for both long-term, short-term, or project based positions (including temporary, temporary to direct, or direct).

Media Contact
Reliance One, Inc.
1700 Harmon Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
248-922-4500
Robert Wicker
rwicker@reliance-one.com

What are the odds of a Hole In One?

August 19, 2013

Auburn Hills, Mich. – Last Friday, August 16, 2013, Reliance One was a proud ‘Hole In One’ sponsor for the 8th Annual Ford African Ancestry Network (FAAN) Golf Outing at Northville Hills Golf Club. A few R1 employees participated in the outing, while others were on the 17th hole patiently waiting to give away a 2013 Ford Fusion to the person who shot a hole in one! “There were a number of players who came close to winning and the event was for a great cause. We enjoyed networking with the membership of FAAN”, said Chad Toms, Vice President of National Accounts for Reliance One.

About The Ford African Ancestry Network

FAAN is Ford’s first and oldest employee resource group, which was established in 1983 to promote the value of diversity at the company.

Since its inception FAAN has focused its efforts on leadership development, networking and mentoring. To date, this employee resource group has attracted more than 2,500 members in the United States and Europe.

About Reliance One, Inc.

Reliance One Inc. is a minority-owned, MMSDC-certified staffing corporation headquartered in Michigan with a focus on matching the ideal professional to a client’s specific needs for both long-term, short-term, or project based positions (including temporary, temporary to direct, or direct).

Contact

Reliance One, Inc.
1700 Harmon Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
248-922-4500
rwicker@reliance-one.com
Fax: (248) 922-5660
http://www.reliance-one.com

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Reliance One Jumps for a Cause!

June 10, 2013

Auburn Hills, Mich. – Last week, Reliance One teamed up with AirTime Trampoline to hold a fundraiser for the Rainbow Connection. Reliance One employees, their families, and friends all came out to show their support. With close to 70 jumpers at the event, Reliance One was able to take one step closer to their goal of granting a child’s wish. “We had a lot of fun with family and friends while raising money for a good cause. We have a great team in place at Reliance One and I feel fortunate to be a part of it.“ says, Kristen Bradish, Administrative Services Manager at Reliance One.

About The Rainbow Connection®
The Rainbow Connection is a Michigan based charity dedicated to making dreams come true for Michigan children who are literally fighting for their lives. Since 1985, thousands of Michigan children with life threatening illnesses have experienced their most special dream come true. Today the Rainbow Connection’s annual budget is 1.8 million. Their funding is provided by generous donations from the community. Over 87% of every dollar donated goes directly to programs and services for children with these life threatening illnesses.

The Rainbow Connection makes any wish come true, from something as simple as a computer, to as big as going to the Super Bowl, or a glorious trip to Disney World. Their number one goal is the amazing children who deserve nothing but the best.

About Reliance One, Inc.
Reliance One Inc. is a minority-owned, MMSDC-certified staffing corporation headquartered in Michigan with a focus on matching the ideal professional to a client’s specific needs for both long-term, short-term, or project based positions (including temporary, temporary to direct, or direct).

Contact

Reliance One, Inc.
1700 Harmon Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
248-922-4500
rwicker@reliance-one.com
Fax: (248) 922-5660
http://www.reliance-one.com

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Casual For A Cause

Apr 30, 2013

Auburn Hills – “Denim Day,” was a huge success at Reliance One, Inc. As a fun and professional company, it was a great opportunity for the employees to support a cause while enjoying the perks of wearing jeans to work. Funds raised on Friday April 26th will go to HAVEN, an Oakland County organization that assists victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. The inspiration for this event was a result of L. Brooks Patterson encouraging the community to participate; the owners did not hesitate once they found out the great cause that the company would be supporting. As a result, Reliance One matched 100% of the contributions made by their employees. For more information about participating in Denim Day or making a donation to support victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, contact HAVEN at 248-334-1284, ext. 346.

As active members of the community, Reliance One and its employees continue to host fundraising events to support local causes. Currently the team is working to sponsor a wish through the Rainbow Connection. The team is about a quarter of the way to their goal with a Cinco De Mayo Celebration planned for Friday May 3rd and another event scheduled at Air Time Trampoline on June 6th. For more information regarding the Rainbow Connection please visit: http://www.rainbowconnection.org.

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The Healing Power of a Helping Hand

In March 2012, Reliance One unlocked the doors to its headquarters in Auburn Hills. With the new building came a re-branding that completely changed the company. This inspired new success for Reliance One, which is just one of the reasons the company decided to become involved in community. After researching local organizations Reliance One discovered The Rainbow Connection a Michigan based charity dedicated to granting wishes to children who are literally fighting for their lives.

Reliance One agreed to Adopt a Wish and is currently working to raise $4,500 to make a child’s dream a reality. Currently they have risen over $800 through company fundraisers; a recent success was a day dedicated to gift wrapping during the holidays at Parisian a department store in the Village of Rochester. Planning has just begun for a Bowl-A-Thon as the next approach to raise money for the cause.

The Rainbow Connection was founded in 1985 and has since helped over 2,500 wishes come to life for kids ages 2 ½ – 18 years old. The organization has granted everything from family vacations to brand new cars; each inspiring story is listed on their website. To learn more about this amazing organization visit www.rainbowconnection.org. And be sure to keep an eye out for upcoming events held by Reliance One to sponsor the Rainbow Connection!