"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door" - this was the theme of the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship's Opportunity Talks Breakfast held on the morning of November 1. Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) is focused on reducing barriers to higher education and launching young professionals into STEM careers. The organization leverages private donations with state matching funds to provide scholarships along with mentoring and networking opportunities for the scholars.
Parametrix was a proud sponsor of the event, which served as a fundraiser for WSOS. Other sponsors included Sound Transit, Microsoft, Uber, Battelle, and Fred Hutch to name a few. The event raised a total of $895,000 for the organiz... (more)
The holiday season can be rough for many people who are in need. One of our core values at Parametrix is compassion; so we like to take this chance to give back to our communities. Here are some ways that we have given this holiday season, and ways you can give too!
1. Toys for Tots
Toys for Tots is a program to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November, and December each year and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community.
The Parametrix Puyallup, Washington office got involved by asking for toy donations in the office as well as monetary donations. Over $500 was raised along with the toy donations collected. These toys will go to children within the local community to ensure that every child has a joyful Christmas.
Learn more about Toys for Tots and find ... (more)