AAA - The Auto Club Group
Outstanding Corporation Award
Nominated by Leader Dogs for the Blind
AAA - The Auto Club Group awardee video
AAA - The Auto Club Group, recipient of the 2023 Outstanding Corporation Award, has consistently demonstrated a remarkable commitment to enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities and fostering stronger, more resilient communities. This accolade recognizes their profound and transformative partnership with Leader Dogs for the Blind, their unwavering dedication to charitable causes, and the exceptional leadership of Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Megan Williams.
Founded in 1902, AAA - The Auto Club Group has long been synonymous with providing trusted automobile insurance services. However, their collaboration with Leader Dogs for the Blind, initiated in 2018, unveiled a shared mission rooted in promoting safe and independent travel for all individuals.
Under the astute guidance of Megan R. Williams, AAA - The Auto Club Group swiftly emerged as Leader Dog's foremost corporate financial donor. This partnership has seen AAA - The Auto Club Group play a pivotal role in the success of Leader Dog's major annual fundraiser, "Dinner in the Dark," while also extending significant financial support to Leader Dog's Teen Summer Camp, offering blind teenagers from across North America life-changing experiences.
Beyond their partnership with Leader Dogs for the Blind, AAA - The Auto Club Group has consistently extended their philanthropic efforts to numerous charitable organizations. These initiatives span conservancy and crime reduction, as well as youth services aimed at creating opportunities for future leaders of America.
AAA - The Auto Club Group's dedication goes beyond financial contributions. Their volunteers actively engage in various events, demonstrating an ongoing commitment to Leader Dogs for the Blind and the broader community. This level of support is a testament to their core values and commitment to social responsibility.
One remarkable story emerging from this partnership is that of Kayla P., a Leader Dog client who also serves as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator at AAA. Megan identified Kayla's exceptional talents during her time as a student, ultimately offering her employment with AAA. This act exemplifies AAA - The Auto Club Group's ethos of recognizing the unique abilities of every individual and going above and beyond to support them.
AAA - The Auto Club Group's partnership with Leader Dogs for the Blind has significantly improved the fortunes of this remarkable organization, highlighting their unwavering commitment to the causes they support. Whether through the dedicated efforts of Megan Williams or as an organization, their commitment to active participation and financial support demonstrates a deep dedication to creating a better world.
In recognition of their exceptional contributions to the community and their transformative partnership with Leader Dogs for the Blind, AAA - The Auto Club Group is a deserving recipient of the 2023 Award for Outstanding Corporation. Their enduring commitment to inclusivity and their willingness to invest in the betterment of society serve as an inspiration to us all.