The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series, the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world, raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. Since its inception in 1983, the Komen Race for the Cure series has grown from one local Race with 800 participants to a global series of more than 120 Races with more than 1 million people expected to participate in 2014.
Atlas has supported the following community and/or non-profit organizations:
Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA offers a unique array of exhibitions, activities, and attractions for visitors of all ages. From fine art and ancient objects to fossils; from an aquarium of native and exotic creatures to the Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation, we are your community museum: a place where everyone, from toddlers to elders, can learn, play, explore, innovate, be engaged and inspired.
The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy and research to accelerate ideas into therapies.
JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is now the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. The goal of JDRF research is to improve the lives of all people affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal.
Pine Cobble School is a co-educational day school for children in preschool through ninth grade. For 76 years, Pine Cobble has nurtured creativity, curiosity, outstanding character, and a lifelong love of learning. Our mission is “to cultivate in each student a lifelong passion for learning, a strong sense of self-worth, and respect for others throughout the community.”
Through simple, basic lessons and proper supervision of regulation competitive baseball, Williamstown Cal Ripken Baseball teaches skills, mental and physical development, and the basic ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. In adopting rules, in establishing standards, and in all planning, the primary consideration is the welfare of the children who participate.
A vital community resource in southwestern Vermont, the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning encourages intellectual enrichment and personal growth through courses and workshops in art, music, philosophy, theater, literature, history, cooking, bridge, photography and more.
The Northern Berkshire YMCA is committed to serving the community and is a non-profit charitable organization.
Our employees are very active in the community. Some organizations our employees support are:
The mission of the AYJ Fund is to bring smiles to kids with cancer, to keep them connected to friends and school through technology, and to support the research of Gliomatosis Cerebri and other brain cancers to find the cures.
For nearly 20 years, BFAIR has provided services for adolescents, adults and families with developmental disabilities, autism and acquired brain injury.
Since 1974 Elizabeth Freeman Center (EFC) has provided leadership and services to address domestic and sexual violence in Berkshire County. Every day, 24 hours a day, EFC confronts the life and death issues faced by victims of battering and sexual assault. We are the front line and major safety net in our community for victims seeking safety and a new life.
Each year, volunteers and parents of Mount Greylock Regional High School students plan the After Prom event for graduating seniors. For over twenty years, parents have been hosting this event to provide a fun, safe night for the seniors and their guests after the prom.
Heartworks is a “Pay it Forward” group that was created in the aftermath of 9/11. The Mission of Heartworks of Vermont is to develop deeper relationships with our community and with each other by performing random acts of kindness each month.
By nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and supporting and serving our neighbors, the Y ensures that everyone has the opportunity to become healthier, more confident, connected and secure.