Eaton Employees on Volunteering
“Always strive to do better; from volunteering I have had so much internal satisfaction.”
Besso works at the automotive facility in Bosconero, Italy as work center operator and volunteers about 1000 hours per year at the Italian Red Cross.
“Look at yourself and realize how lucky you really are, recognize that there are people in the world that are less fortunate. Then look around. You will be surprised by how many people need you.”
Dickie works in Glasgow, Scotland, as the U.K. payroll manager and serves the community by sharing his passion for music.
“People think that what they do won’t make a difference, but it does. All you need is a lot of good people around you to help you accomplish a goal.”
Fortenberry is a line bore technician at Kings Mountain, North Carolina, and focuses his volunteer efforts on children with special needs and circumstances.
“Like the Eaton Philosophy states, as an employee you have to strive for active involvement, like volunteering, for the continued success of the company.”
Ware is an associate engineer for the fluid power facility in Toccoa, Georgia, and volunteers in youth sports for an organization he founded.
“People just see a bad kid, but there are no bad kids, there are just bad situations. Kids in these situations need to know that someone is always willing to listen to them. People don’t realize it is so fulfilling to be that to someone.”
Mills works as an assembler in Birmingham, U.K. She volunteers at a children’s hospice and also opens up her home to kids in her area.