ConnXus Philanthropy

March for Babies supports the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies. Every year more than 15 million babies are born prematurely; a million will die before their first birthday as a result.

(CINCINNATI, OH, March 4, 2015)-- Daryl Hammett, Chief Operating Officer at ConnXus Inc., has been appointed to the March of Dimes Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Board of Directors.

Daryl brings more than 15 years of executive leadership in the healthcare industry to 18-member board. "As families are having children later in life, there is strong demand to increase education and awareness efforts in caring for mothers and infants. I'm very excited to be a part in helping raise that awareness," he said.

Tina Jackson, executive director of the MArch of Dimes cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Division said this appointment will greatly advance the organization's mission. "Daryl bring more than 20 years of senior executive management expertise to the March of Dimes. I am confident that Daryl's energy, passion and strategic direction will guide the mission of the organization to a new level. We're thrilled to Have Daryl serve as a board member," Jackson said.

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ConnXus team members Erika Sandman, office manager, Crystal Davis, supplier services & affiliate program manager and Jill McCauley, account manager at the 2015 March of Dimes Signature Chefs silent auction.

"Signature Chefs Auction is a food sampling extravaganza that pays tribute to the culinary excellence of local chefs, restaurants and bakeries while raising money for the March of Dimes. In addition to the display of food from the culinary talents of the finest local establishments, tens of thousands of dollars in live auction packages will be presented and a great cause will be celebrated which allows for an opportunity to entertain clients or socialize with friends. We also promise an evening full of fun, entertainment and surprises. Join us to help give every baby a fighting chance to survive." -March of Dimes

share your story

The annual ConnXus Share Your Story campaign highlights supplier diversity success stories and its impact on your diverse business, your employees and community. Winners receive cash prizes to donate to philanthropic and charitable causes, and to grow their own businesses.

 2016 1st Place Winner

netlogx, an information risk management service provider based in Indianapolis, IN, is the first place winner of the ConnXus Share Your Story blog campaign. Strengthening relationships with Minority, Women and Veteran-owned businesses (XBEs) in the community through promotion and active participation with organizations and companies that strive to maximize opportunities for XBEs has resulted in countless and unimaginable gifts. Our involvement with organizations such as NAWBO, WBENC, MNSDC, city and state programs and company supplier diversity programs has increased awareness and served to elevate our partners, diverse companies and all of those squarely committed to supplier diversity. Select to read full article

 2016 2nd Place Winner

Cincinnati-based creative and printing company, Evolution creative solutions, is a certified woman-owned business (WBE) that has reaped myriad benefits from supplier diversity opportunities while giving back to local WBE communities. Cathy Lindemann, president of Evolution creative solutions, attests to the innumerable growth and opportunity that supplier diversity has offered to her business, her personal growth, employees and extended community. Select to read full article

2016 3rd Place Winner

Way To Be, a promotional product and uniform supplier shares their philosophy of “every step is a step” and how they were able to gain contracts with Fortune 500 companies like McDonald’s and Autodesk. This Share Your Story winner donated half of their earnings to Mercy Ships' global charity and utilized the other half to grow their business. Select to read Way To Be's full story.