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Trojan Gives Back

Trojan Battery supports global communities with high-quality, reliable products that enable families to prosper and businesses to grow. In addition, Trojan team members volunteer in many local projects to help communities thrive.

Here are some of the events or causes we care about. We welcome you to find out more about what Trojan Battery is doing in our local communities and around the world.

 

October 2017 – Atlanta Light the Night 

Team Trojan raised $250 to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk in Atlanta, Georgia. Trojan will match the donation which will be used to support blood cancer research.


May 2017 – Trojan partners with Grid Alternatives in Nicaragua

A team of nine Trojan employees joined GRID Alternatives on a volunteer project to install a solar power system in Nicaragua. The project provides electricity to village residents who have never had electrical power before. Click here to view a heartfelt photo journal created by Trojan’s very own Nhi Sung.


December 2016 – Canned Food Drive

In 2016, the Canned Food Drive collected more than 13,228 items that were donated to local food banks in California, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.

  • Interfaith Food Centre (Los Angeles)
  • Hosea Feed the Homeless (Atlanta)
  • First Love Kids (Washington County, GA)
  • Loaves and Fishes food bank, St. Boniface Catholic Church and the Homeless Empowerment Program (Florida)
  • Fellowship Church (Nashville)

December 2016 – Habitat for Humanity

As one of the requirements for Trojan University, the 2016/2017 class chose Habitat for Humanity in support of the Trojan core value – Community Outreach. We supported sites in California, Tennessee, and Georgia. A good time was had by all and the group found it very gratifying to give back to their local communities.


90 Minutes of Service

Each month, Trojan celebrates employees that volunteer 90 minutes or more to philanthropic causes. Each month, one person is randomly selected to win an award.  From working in soup kitchens, to reading to children and helping the elderly, Trojan’s employees give back to their communities in many different ways.

 

 
October 2018 – Jenny Mansbach, Financial Planning and Analysis

Jenny volunteered with the City of Whittier’s Senior Center.  She served seniors lunch and helped with clean up.

September 2018 – Maria Yepez, Payroll

Maria volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County at their Anaheim Restore. She assisted with cleaning shelves, dusting items, sweeping and assisting customers with appliances.

August 2018 – Jonathan McAfee, EHS

Jonathan McAfee participated with the “Sandersville Swap”, this is a consignment sale sponsored by Sandersville United Methodist Church. The proceeds go to the mission activities of the Life Class which includes work with First Love Kids, Boy’s and Girl’s club, foster children and families from Washington County, also individual assistance for miscellaneous disasters. Jonathan assisted by unloading the consignors, carrying furniture,  setting up tables, sale displays, assisting  customers on sale day, loading customers on sale day, and disassembly/ clean up after the sale.

July 2018 – Anthony Stanley, Production

Tony worked with the Dublin-Laurens Youth Football Organization to help mold young men and women into better people in the community through sports and education. This is another outlet to get kids interested in college, the organization has great mentors and coaches. The coaching and mentoring helps provide young men with an opportunity to learn life skills within the realm of sports.

June 2018 – Kerry Rusk, Inside Sales

Kerry volunteers 2 times a month for a total of 4 hours a month at the Long Beach Ronald McDonald House. She has made a one-year commitment as a General House Volunteer.  Kerry does some light housekeeping duties, dusting, light vacuuming, wiping down counters and other surfaces, tidying up living areas, sorting and putting away donation items and organizing storage areas.

May 2018 – Tamara Lopez, Accounts Payable

Tamara worked with Fix Long Beach Spray/Neuter clinic to provide free spray and neuter for low income individuals in the Long Beach community. Tamara confirmed calls for appointments, while checking in clients and giving surgery instructions. She also assisted with updating the clinic’s database along with guiding clients through the process.