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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.

 

February 2019 – Mike Mittelstaedt, Marketing

Mike is an assistant scoutmaster and volunteers every week with his son’s Boys Scout Troop 525. His duties included, teaching the scouts how to cook, tie knots and how to best use a knife.

January 2019 – Roldan Salas, Maintenance

Roldan Salas participated with the Rose Parade sharp seating on January 1, 2019. He ushered ticket holders to their seats, supervised all team members with their duties. He volunteered his time from 5:00 am until 12:00 noon.  Roldan also volunteered with the Boys Scout of America campout, troop 174, he is the assistant scout master.  His duties consist of teaching the scouts how to cook. Administering examinations for the scouts to review in preparation for their skill in April challenge.

December 2018 – Angela Rouse, Finishing

Angela volunteered with Grid Alternatives International for a unique 9-day international experience to bring solar power to a rural off-grid school in Mexico. The community lives without access to reliable electricity. Angela assisted with the installation of Trojan Batteries, the invertor along with the power box for the solar panels. She also helped with the rewiring of the school.

November 2018 – Carlos Kehnt, Production

Carlos Kehnt volunteered with A Promise of Hope for two hours. He was responsible for setting up tables and chairs for a monthly meeting to discuss upcoming events.  After the meeting he put away the tables and chairs.

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.