Regeneron employees complete a busy week of doing good

Nuala Carey Associate Director Corporate Communications Regeneron, Liam Cantillon Limerick City & County Council, Mayor Francis Foley, Helen O’Donnell Team Limerick Clean Up.

FROM November 7 to 16 Regeneron celebrated its sixth annual Day(s) for Doing Good, companywide days of service that support local communities throughout the regions where it operates.
In Limerick, more than 1,000 employees volunteered, taking part in 29 projects that will benefit 17 schools, and numerous community groups and non-profit organisations.
During Day(s) for Doing Good, Regeneron’s Limerick colleagues will: Provide 1000+ students with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning experiences across five local schools, including holding a STEM Expo for students in Thomond College Secondary school; Prepare more than 2,500 kits made up of 21,600 items to support children in hospitals nationwide and Ukrainian families arriving in Ireland over the holiday season.
These include play packs for children in the hospital, female hygiene kits and children’s Christmas craft kits for the Irish Red Cross; Participate in 12 Business Advice sessions with seven local non-profits and community groups advising on areas such as building and facilities maintenance, IT, finance systems and processes, data analysis, project management, communications and strategy; 365 employees will spend 1,300 hours painting and revamping two community centres and taking part in outdoor clean ups in Raheen and Limerick City; Promote and support accessibility in action, holding in person bingo sessions with the service users of the Irish Wheelchair association and utilising the Wheelmap App to identify and share levels of accessibility in public places across Limerick city.
Leonard S. Schleifer, President and CEO of Regeneron, said: “At Regeneron we have a longstanding tradition of ‘doing well by doing good’ – it’s what we commit to every day through our work discovering, developing manufacturing and commercializing life-saving medicines and through our efforts to strengthen our communities. Our sixth annual Day for Doing Good unites thousands of employees in the shared goal of making a meaningful difference in our world.”
Globally, this special event involves colleagues from Regeneron sites around the world – including the United States, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Netherlands and the field. Altogether, more than 5,500 Regeneron colleagues will participate in more than 400 in-person, virtual and remote community service projects that impact more than 180 non-profit and community organisations.”