Community Partnerships While Loomis Sayles continues to support qualified organizations financially, we also recognize the importance of rolling up our sleeves and taking a hands-on approach to lend a helping hand. For a closer look at our ongoing volunteer projects, please click here.St. Patrick SchoolLoomis Sayles has been teaming with Saint Patrick School since 2004 through the Inner-City Scholarship Fund’s Adopt-a-School program. As part of its continuous partnership with Saint Patrick’s, Loomis Sayles upgraded the technological system and equipment used by the students and teachers, donated playground equipment, and has committed hundreds of hours of tutoring and an annual clean-up of the school. City YearCity Year contributes supplies and leadership to Loomis Sayles’ annual community service day project at St. Patrick School, helping to make long-lasting transformations to the school and its grounds in a day. Every year, a large group of Loomis Sayles employees come together to clean up the schoolyard, paint the corridors, gymnasium, and outdoor murals.City Year was founded in 1988 with the belief that young people in service could be a powerful resource for addressing some of America’s most pressing issues, promotes the vision of service as a real opportunity for citizens all around the world to do something good within their communities. Rose Kennedy GreenwayJust outside of Loomis Sayles' Boston office is the Rose Kennedy Greenway – the city’s only organically maintained public park. Twice a year, a group of Loomis Sayles employees roll up their sleeves to help make landscaping improvements to the Greenway. The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy creates events geared toward Boston’s multi-generational and multi-cultural audiences. The organically maintained park boasts extremely low water consumption as well as plants that are healthier, more resilient, and better able to withstand the wear of public use – ideal for children and pets. Project HopeLoomis Sayles holds numerous annual volunteer events with Project Hope. These include professional clothing drives, mock interview sessions and communication training. Loomis Sayles also hosts a panel of employees to provide students with advice and insight on joining the professional workforce. Our Executive Vice President and Director of Institutional Services, John F. Gallagher, III, serves on Project Hope’s Board of Directors. Project Hope is a multi-service agency that works towards moving families up and out of poverty. It provides low-income women with children access to education, jobs, housing, and emergency services, fosters their personal transformation, and works for broader systems change. Summer Search Loomis Sayles is actively involved in the Summer Search internship and mentor program for underserved high school and college students, supporting the organization by hosting interns each summer. Loomis Sayles’ Vice President, Director of Corporate Communications, and Chairwoman of our Charitable Giving Committee, Meg Clough, serves on Summer Search Boston’s Board of Directors.uAspireEvery summer, Loomis Sayles employees come together to create care packages filled with college necessities and handwritten, personal notes for graduating uAspire students heading off to college. Beginning in 2014, Loomis Sayles hosted uAspire’s Last Dollar Scholarship Orientation, which celebrates the hard work of graduating high school students. uAspire partners with high schools, community organizations, and colleges to provide college affordability advice to more than 10,000 young people and their families every year, giving college-ready students the support and knowledge they need to overcome financial barriers and succeed in college.