"I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community

and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work, the more I live."
George Bernard Shaw

Community
Responsibility

NAI Plotkin has always felt that an important part of our responsibility as an employer is to be involved in the community. We've been doing business in the Greater Springfield area for over 50 years now and as our company grows, as does our commitment to give something back to the community. Our being a trusted member of the community involves understanding and responding to local conditions and needs. Our approach to supporting the communities in which we operate includes staff volunteering, giving programs and services designed to help create solutions to important community issues.

150 Hours

NAI Plotkin's staff volunteer 150+ hours per year to the following organizations:

  • Center for Human Development Board
  • Forest Park Zoological Society Board
  • National Counsel for the Protection of Children Board
  • MSPCA Advisory Council

Providing Support

We support the following local and national agencies:

  • NAI Cares Foundation
  • Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
  • The Salvation Army
  • The United Way
  • Baystate Health Foundation
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • American Red Cross Hometown Heroes Program
  • DARE Program
  • The Ronald McDonald House
  • Partners of Community Scholarship Fund
  • The Jimmy Fund
  • Teatro VIDA Theatre Group
  • Community Association Institute
  • LINC: Improving Conditions for Artist Space
  • Shriner's Hospital

Plan For Progress 2015



Charitable Contributions

We help enhance the quality of life within our communities by supporting efforts within our focus areas of education and career pathways, economic development and community vitality through grant making and collaborative efforts such as:

  • Engaging employees in campaigns through contributions, special events and volunteer opportunities.
  • Supporting local education, arts and culture initiatives through sponsorships and grants to organizations like Junior Achievement and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

Engaged and Active

Our staff belong to the following organizations:

  • Springfield Rotary Club
  • Springfield Chamber of Commerce
  • The Employers Association of the Northeast
  • The Better Business Bureau
  • Springfield School Volunteers
  • Children International
  • Sherwood Masonic Lodge
  • Melha Shrine
  • Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts
  • Somers Education Foundation
  • Longmeadow Educational Endowment Fund
  • Pioneer Valley Junior Soccer League
  • Easthampton Football League
  • Junior League of Greater Springfield
  • Westfield on Weekends