On September 13, 2016, more than 120 employees from PerkinElmer, Inc. in Shelton participated in 6 volunteer projects for local organizations as part of the Company’s Impact Day. More than 2,365 employees globally helped to make a positive impact for a healthier world.
Here is the impact we made in Woodbridge:
Massaro Community Farm, Woodbridge
- Weeding, watering, harvesting, raking & pruning along the nature trail, planting flowers in pots for events, organizing and counting materials, possibly minor painting (of stakes for the garden), and the like.
- 350 – The number of mason jars we packed after their annual “On The Farm Dinner”.
- 500 – The number of butternut squash which were cleaned and packed for the weekly CSA Pickup.
- 2000 –The number of strawberry plants our team moved outside of the greenhouse for hardening in the sun before being planted for next year’s harvest!