INVESTED IN OUR COMMUNITIES – AND COUNTING.
A Visions sponsorship is more than a logo on a sign. It’s an honor and opportunity for us to support the people who share our passion for community.
Visions is proud to be a sponsor of numerous community events, from festivals to fundraising walks. If it’s an event or project that benefits the community, we’re willing to fund it in some capacity. We also offer in-kind support.
Hosted by the Rochester Police Department, Project TIPS offers opportunities for the community to connect with officers and engage with community resources. Pictured are team members from our Rochester, NY office, representing Visions as the event sponsor.
Lake Hopatcong Block Party
Visions sponsored the Lake Hopatcong Block Party, hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. Over 3,000 people, even some canine friends, came out on a beautiful Saturday afternoon to enjoy this wonderful annual community event which celebrates all facets of Lake Hopatcong life in Landing, NJ.
The Ibero-American Action League has helped fund college opportunities for approximately a thousand students since 1985 through the Ibero Scholars program. Every year, Hispanic high school students are invited to apply for scholarship opportunities in Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Wayne, and Yates counties in New Jersey. Visions proudly supports Ibero Scholars annually by providing two $500 scholarship opportunities for students.
Take the Lead Berks County – Girl Scouts of America
Visions sponsored the annual Take the Lead Berks County event hosted by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania. Take the Lead supports the phenomenal work that Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania is doing throughout Berks County. Through this program, girls make lifelong friends and embark on new adventures all while discovering more about themselves, connecting with others, and taking action to make their communities a better place. Take the Lead honorees inspire girls everywhere and provide them with the courage, confidence, and character necessary to make an impact in our community.
Visions employees participated in the 26th Annual Bob Warner Pin Crushing Classic benefitting ACHIEVE. Presented by Assemblymen Joe Angelino and Chris Friend, this event saw roughly 200 staff, support individuals, and community members in attendance. Our teams were the reigning champions, once again. Congratulations!
iHeart Radio - Backpack Snacks for Kids
Too many kids go hungry on the weekends. Backpack Snacks for Kids, iHeart Radio’s annual campaign to collect food for hungry children, helps where school programs leave off. In partnership with Newton Medical Center, we set up donation locations in our Augusta, Randolph, and Hackettstown branches. Everything that was collected - including juice boxes, granola bars, mac and cheese, and meals in a can - was shelf-stable and benefitted local children through the Sussex County Division of Social Services Food Pantry.
Leonia High School - Cupcake Wars
We proudly sponsored the annual Cupcake Wars at Leonia High School in NJ and served as judges! The winner received a Visions gift basket loaded with goodies.
Marine Corps. League of Sussex County
Visions provided an event sponsorship for the Marine Corps League of Sussex County, NJ - Jeffrey S. Patterson Detachment 747. One of our very own Board members, Laurie Schorno, and her husband, Hector Schorno, Marine Corps League Chaplain, attended the event alongside some of our other employees. The event was in celebration of the 246th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. and was held at the beautiful Crystal Springs resort in Vernon, NJ.
United Way Emerging Leaders Society Golf Tournament
The Emerging Leaders Society is “a dynamic group of young professionals all about making connections - with a purpose.” Some of our employees got the chance to show off their golfing skills at the United Way Emerging Leaders Society’s Annual Mini Golf Tournament! Visions is an annual sponsor for this event.
Washington Business Improvement District - Día De Los Muertos
Members of our New Jersey team had the opportunity to attend Día De Los Muertos festivities that Visions had the pleasure of sponsoring, hosted by the Washington Business Improvement District in Washington, NJ. Día De Los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday where family and friends come together to honor their deceased loved ones. Families dressed up to enjoy merchants from local businesses, a mariachi band, and a free outdoor screening of the Disney movie Coco.
Mahwah School Foundation - Thunderbird 5k
The Mahwah School Foundation 2021 Thunderbird 5K raises money for the K-12 schools in Mahwah, NJ. Participants ages 7-70 enjoyed a beautiful morning as Visions handed out over 200 cowbells and whistles, bringing smiles and cheers to all the runners and walkers.
Bergen Food and Wine Experience
Visions had the pleasure of being the Platinum Sponsor of the Bergen Food & Wine Experience at the Edgewood Country Club in River Vale, NJ. The event supported various nonprofits, while participants enjoyed cuisine from dozens of local restaurants and caterers.
Donald Brubaker Memorial Golf Tournament
In honor of Donald Brubaker, former Chamber President and respected business leader, the Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual golf tournament. Visions had the pleasure of sponsoring the 5th Hole at the 21st Annual Donald Brubaker Memorial Golf Tournament. One of the Chamber’s largest annual fundraisers, this event is an opportunity for local business leaders to network, promote their businesses, and reconnect.
Sussex County Day - Chopped Competition
Visions was the proud sponsor of the Chopped Competition at Sussex County Day in Augusta, NJ. The event consisted of four chefs who competed, preparing an appetizer, entree, and dessert. Martin, winner of the competition, is the Supervisor of Culinary Arts and Hospitality at Sussex County Community College. Visions Business Development Officer, Mary, had the pleasure of participating in a photo op with the winning chef at our Randolph, NJ, office. Congratulations again, Martin!
Little Falls Concert Series
Visions supported the Little Falls Alliance for Better Community with a sponsorship for one of their major fundraisers, the 2021 Little Falls Concert Series in New Jersey. This free outdoor concert event occurs each Thursday during the summer with food, music, and a variety of vendors. Little Falls Alliance for Better Community has been serving the betterment of Passaic and Essex Counties in New Jersey for the past 20 years with community improvements that focus on health, as well as social and physical well-being, by aligning with local businesses and organizations who want to make a difference.
Sussex County Miners
Visions sponsored the opening day of the Sussex County Miners Baseball team in Augusta, NJ. Members and fans alike enjoyed a beautiful night out and watched our employee, Sandi from our August office, throw the first pitch! Our Business Development team also greeted fans from a Visions table and shared a photo with the Miners mascot.
Allamuchy Township School District
Visions supported Allamuchy Township School District with a sponsorship for their popular community event, Healthy U Explore Day. It is a free event open to the public, and participants are offered a wide variety of activities focused on health, wellness, and outdoor recreation. The goal of the event is to educate participants through hands on experiences to encourage families and individuals of the community to stay active and healthy. Some of the activities included canoeing, kayaking, archery, hiking, and arts and crafts.
Rossi Auto Group
Visions had the pleasure of providing Rossi Auto Group with a sponsorship for their seasonal Festival of Trees event. 100% of the proceeds went to two New Jersey-based nonprofit organizations - Abilities of Northwest Jersey and Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center (DASACC).
YMCA of Paterson, NJ
To show support of those who may be struggling this holiday season, Visions presented the YMCA of Paterson, NJ with a sponsorship to offset the cost of Thanksgiving turkeys purchased for numerous families in need.
Home for the Holidays
Visions has the pleasure of sponsoring Roberson Museum and Science Center’s Home for the Holidays event every year in Binghamton, NY. Our team has a great time preparing our annual tree that is on display during the entire celebration.
Baden-Powell Council of the Boy Scouts of America
Following a sponsorship of their Character and Leadership Based Youth Development Programs, we were pleasantly surprised to receive a plaque and visit from our friends at the Baden-Powell Council of the Boy Scouts of America in Binghamton, NY. The plaque consists of a series of limited-edition patches designed for scouting during COVID-19.
Latin American Institute of Social Services
Visions provided a sponsorship to support the Latin American Institute of Social Services in Hackensack, NJ. The sponsorship went to support their main fundraising dinner La Noche De Angeles, or The Night of Angels. The Latin American Institute of Social Services is a mental health clinic that provides diagnostic, treatment, and prescriptive services related to mental and behavioral disorders.
YMCA of Reading and Berks County
Jose, an employee from our PA Contact Center, donated 48 hula hoops to the YMCA of Reading and Berks County. These hula hoops will be used for the YMCA’s youth summer program.
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
Visions partnered with the Berks County Post Office and the Greater Berks Food Bank by providing a $9,000 sponsorship used to purchase reusable bags to assist with donations to the Stamp Out Hunger food donation program.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
As part of our annual signature campaign, Visions proudly supported the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Binghamton, NY with a $7,500 sponsorship. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a 3-mile noncompetitive walk that raises money for breast cancer research and awareness.
Syracuse University Women’s Basketball
We are proud sponsors of Syracuse University Women’s Basketball. One of the perks was the opportunity to go onto the court and accept a high five from Otto!
Each year Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel hosts ICE Bar, a festival designed to help the Watkins Glen community beat the winter blues while benefiting a local charity. This year, with support from Visions, they were able to use a new ice hockey table!
Binghamton University Alumni Global Day of Service
Visions is committed to engaging and promoting volunteerism in all of the communities we serve. We were the Premiere Sponsor for the Binghamton University Alumni Global Day of Service, a day that unites Binghamton University graduates and community members alike in community service projects; showing Binghamton pride and the collective power of volunteerism.
Annual Dominican Festival
Visions is a proud sponsor of the Annual Dominican Festival, held at Jordan Park in Allentown, PA. Our team was excited to interact with over 10,000 attendees!
Tim Strong, Community Development Manager, was honored to introduce the 2019 YP Summit keynote speaker, Johnny Cupcakes. The YP Summit continues to grow in the Binghamton, NY community, having drawn over 300 attendees in 2019. Visions has been the title sponsor since the summit’s inception.
We routinely partner with ABC Creative’s annual “Brand Bash” by providing $2,500 to support their marketing efforts. Each year, ABC chooses a nonprofit and refreshes their brand. 2019’s recipient was The CanTeen of Central New York, a community program that provides teens between 8th and 12th grades a safe place to hang out after school.
WCNY’s Taste of Fame Gala
Public media is important, and we’re committed to supporting it. One of our major sponsorships is with WCNY’s Taste of Fame Gala. This fun event brings television chefs to Syracuse for a night of delicious food and networking.