Make a Difference

Qualifies as part of QLife Wellness Rewards.

Opportunity Runs Jan. 1 – Oct. 31, 2023

Every day, Quad employees make a difference by giving back and donating time to causes, organizations and loved ones across the nation. Volunteerism is a core requirement of QLife Wellness Rewards because it supports local community involvement and inspires change through company-wide storytelling. Volunteering has proven physical, emotional, and social benefits that contribute to total wellness.​

Maybe you’re already volunteering, serving at your place of worship, taking care of a loved one or involved in other selfless acts – make it count towards QLife Wellness Rewards. We want to learn about all the great things you’re already doing.

You’ll get credit for the make a difference step when you submit your story here:

Get Involved

Research shows that volunteering is good for health — and good for workplace culture


reported an improved mood


of U.S. adults feel physically healthier by volunteering


reported lower stress levels

Opportunities to volunteer

Not sure where to start? These organizations have opportunities to get involved and have been recommended by members of Quad BRGs.

The Frontline 

  • The American Legion enhances the well-being of America’s veterans, their families, our military and our communities by devotion to mutual helpfulness.  
  • Disabled American Veterans is dedicated to a single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity.  
  • Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital. 
  • Stars and Stripes Honor Flight honors veterans with a life-changing trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials and experience a day of honor and thanks. 
  • The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. 
  • Wounded Warrior Project directs programs in mental health, career counseling, and long-term rehabilitative care, along with advocacy efforts, to improve the lives of millions of warriors and their families. 

Working Parents 

  • Community Advocates provide individuals and families with advocacy and services to meet their basic needs so they may live in dignity. 
  • Connecting for Kids provides education and support for families with a concern about their child. We can help with many types of concerns — from understanding a new diagnosis to family challenges, like divorce or adoption. 
  • Do Something is a youth-activism hub that fuels young people to change the world.  
  • WellPoint Care Network facilitates equity, learning, healing and wellness by restoring the connections that help children and families thrive. 

The Circle 

  • Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. 
  • Global Rights for Women works with partners across the globe to bring about systematic change and legal reform to prevent and end violence against women and girls. 

Here are some options local to areas we have offices:

Additionally, these organizations and databases have volunteer opportunities across the country:

Here are just a few ideas for other ways that you can make a difference:

  • Serve seniors in the community. 
  • Volunteer mentorship or tutoring services. 
  • Sign up for an initiative to aid people experiencing homelessness. 
  • Participate in a community clean-up event. 
  • Help at a local animal rescue shelter. 
  • Team up with other Quad employees to participate in a local event, activity at a plant or other company-wide initiative. 

How did you make a difference?

Dont forget: get credit toward your QLife Wellness Rewards by reporting where and when you gave back to your community. Tell us a story about what it meant to you and those you helped — we might feature it on the InsideQuad Make a Difference Monday page to inspire others


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