PCG Continues Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria

Boston, MA, October 24, 2017 - Public Consulting Group (PCG), in continuing a long, unwavering tradition of commitment to the people and places it serves, has donated $133,931 to relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria. This figure includes personal donations by staff as well as a matching contribution from the company itself. In all, 372 employees voluntarily contributed to organizations conducting relief efforts. [More]

Hurricane Harvey Relief: Public Consulting Group Employees Give over $300,000 with 2-for-1 PCG Match

Boston, MA, September 12, 2017 – Public Consulting Group (PCG) supports the communities in which it works. The Company announced today that 506 of its employees, more than a quarter of its worldwide staff, donated $100,548 to support victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
PCG matched those donations 2-for-1 to increase the company’s total support for Harvey relief to $301,644, PCG chief executive and founder William Mosakowski said.
PCG employees elected to support the American Red Cross, Americares, and Compudoc, a Texas organization working to establish Internet-connected computer workstations so displaced Texans facing Harvey damage can promptly file insurance claims. [More]

Making a positive impact

At PCG, we take Kidonomics seriously. All the research shows that making strategic investments in early childhood can pay big dividends in school, in the workplace, and throughout life. We were thrilled to talk about it at the Institute for Emerging Issues Focus Forum in February and SXSWedu in March, but even more pleased to back up those words with tangible actions. [More]

Los Patojos, “the Little Ones,” comes to PCG

Los Patojos is a school that exists because of one man's dream to create a safe haven and a better future for the children in his neighborhood. Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes started Los Patojos in his family home in 2006 and, through his passion and determination, Los Patojos is now a thriving standalone school, health clinic, and community center. At Los Patojos, they focus on the whole child—education, health, happiness, honor, pride, compassion, and dignity. The school educates 300 students year round from pre-K through grade 7 through a progressive, child-centric curriculum. Every student receives two meals per day, medical services, and there is extensive afterschool programming for children of all ages. Los Patojos is striving to replicate their successful "whole child" education model in schools all across Guatemala. [More]

#PCGCares: Giving back at 10th Annual Hootie’s Homegrown Roundup

For the fourth year in a row, PCG participated in the 10th Annual Hootie & the Blowfish Homegrown Roundup: Back to School Basics in Charleston, SC. This annual program provides more than 1,600 children in the Charleston County School District (CCSD) with school supplies and other supports—haircuts, dental and eye exams, backpacks, shoes, uniforms and more—to help them succeed during the upcoming school year. PCG’s Etta Holmes and Donna Worrell were on hand at this year’s Homegrown Roundup to distribute backpacks, rulers, highlighters, crayons, notebooks, pencils, and erasers. [More]

#PCGCares: Supporting early literacy

From July 26 to July 28, PCG’s Education Consulting (EC) team convened in Portsmouth, New Hampshire for their annual summer retreat. They kicked off the retreat by creating three life-sized "Imaginary Lands" board games as a service project for the United Way of the Greater Seacoast. The board games promote early literacy by requiring children to read words to advance along the path. The United Way distributes these games to community agencies for use in day care and after-school programs. Divided into three groups, each EC team identified a theme for their game before painting the board and decorating the word packets that accompany it. [More]

#PCGCares: Denver office impacts lives

PCG's Denver office again impacted lives as the Community Relations Committee (CRC) executed the second event under a sponsorship of Mile High United Way's (MHUW) "Bridging the Gap" program. Referred to as "career week," MHUW's event offered PCG volunteers a little mentoring time with seven struggling teens aging out of foster care as they set life goals and learned how to prepare for their first jobs. [More]

#PCGCares: Announcing our fourth “30 for 30” grant!

To commemorate our 30th year of service, and to offer some very humble thanks to our clients and the communities that we serve, PCG has pledged to donate $30,000 to six selected charities throughout 2016.

August marks the next grant in our yearlong campaign and as such, we are pleased to announce the fourth “30 for 30” grant recipient, National Park Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Park Service. [More]

#PCGCares: Boston completes its first “30…for Thirty Years” effort!

Earlier this summer, the Boston office kicked off their first “30…for Thirty Years” initiative in recognition of PCG’s 30th anniversary. Employees were tasked with helping to collect at least 30 pounds of travel-sized toiletries for the Pine Street Inn, an organization dedicated to ending homeless in Boston. This ‘30’ challenge offered the perfect opportunity for colleagues to put any saved hotel toiletries—from traveling to client sites, conferences and other PCG offices—to good use and help those in need. More than 1,600 homeless men and women from the Boston area are helped everyday by the Pine Street Inn and toiletries are one of the greatest needs. [More]