Ethos Gives Back

The spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism is deeply ingrained in the culture of Ethos. Our collective philanthropic efforts reflect the diverse interests of each staff member, whether it be arts and culture; health and human services; or the environment.

Cole Hamels, Arnie Haiman, and Heidi Hamels at the 2012 Diamonds and Denim fundraiser

We’re particularly proud of our support of The Hamels Foundation, whose work President and Founder, TJ Sullivan, has been interested in since its inception. The Hamels Foundation is dedicated to bringing an end to extreme poverty and hardship endured by lack of educational support.

Besides her personal charitable activities in her home base of Madison, Wisconsin, Vice President Lydia B. Bickford is a trustee of the John H. Bickford Foundation based in Morristown, New Jersey. Ms. Bickford supports organizations which positively impact the lives, rights and security of women and children. In the thirty plus years of the foundation’s existence, it has awarded more than $4 million in grants.

Ted Tymczyszyn and David Page presenting the 2012 Inspiration Award Recipient Jana Meyer, her parents Mr. and Mrs. Meyer accepting

Ted Tymczyszyn and David Page presenting the 2012 Inspiration Award Recipient Jana Meyer, her parents Mr. and Mrs. Meyer accepting

Ted Tymczyszyn, Director of Administration and Marketing, is an active member of the community, having served as the Co-Chair of the Concert for Life since 2008. The Concert for Life supports local underfunded HIV/AIDS and other services providers raising over $1,000,000 in 20 concerts.

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron and Pamela Szabo

Aaron and Pamela Szabo

For over 27 years, John Szabo, Senior Ethics Advisor, and his wife Teddi, have helped their son Aaron battle cystic fibrosis (CF), the most common fatal genetic disease known today. Over the years, they have been enthusiastic participants in and organizer for the Great Strides Walk in Howard County, MD, that has been sponsored annually by the Maryland Chapter of the CF Foundation.

 

 

Mary Alice Hewitt in the Nike Women's Half Marathon for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Mary Alice Hewitt in the Nike Women’s Half Marathon for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Alice Hewitt, Senior Ethics Advisor, is a strong supporter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Her daughter, Mary Alice, is participating in a half-marathon, April 2013 in Washington, DC in order to raise funds and awareness for this important cause.

Arnie Haiman, Senior Ethics Advisor, is a client advocate for Operation VetsHaven. Operation VetsHaven (OVH) was born from the awareness that Post Traumatic Stress, (PTS), and Traumatic Brian Injury, (TBI), come in all shapes and forms. OVH connects those who have served their country, as well as the families of these heroes, with professional, pre-screened psychotherapists and caring staff who have been specifically selected to focus on the individual.