benefitting…the aha

For 3 years and counting our family here at Beauty Central has been participating in the American Heart Association Heart Walk in SF. Approximately 125 people signed up for the walk and helped to raise money for such a deserving cause.  I of course brought my camera along for the stroll and got some great pics of “Team Benefit” in action.

walkin' in style

look at them guns!

Last year more than a million people walked and raised more than $100M to fund lifesaving research and heart health education efforts!  Heart Walks are held in cities and towns across the country, led by Leadership Committees who involve more than 10,000 companies and almost 100,000 teams of fundraising walkers.

Annie Ford Danielson & Product Marketing showed their support and hit the pavement

Packaging Development ready for a stroll

The walk began in front of the Ferry Building on the Embarcadero which is without a doubt a must-see stop if your visiting San Francisco.  The Ferry Building farmers’ market on Saturday is full of local vendors serving up some of the best eats in the Bay!  The trip ended right in front of our very own Giants stadium. Go Giants! Here’s a shot in front of “Raygun Gothic Rocketship” — a striking 40-foot, 8-ton retro-themed rocket ship sculpture on the waterfront. It recalls a time when Americans romanticized the unlikely pursuit of space colonization.

team awesome

Part of being beautiful is remembering to give back and helping those who need it the most.  Our culture at Benefit reflects this thought and we try to remember how luck we all are.  One of the many reasons I love working here.