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Stories and Articles about Baker Industries

Baker Industries and our Donors were focused on providing a safe work place during Covid

Baker Industries’ Pandemic Relief Efforts For the working poor, the early days of the pandemic were terrifying as our facilities were shuttered indefinitely and weekly wages were not guaranteed. Thanks to the generous and timely donations of the following donors, we were able to provide for our workers, financially and emotionally, through weekly pay, pharmacy…

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40 years of great partners: Spotlight on Stockwell Elastomerics

  Bill Stockwell is Chairman of Stockwell Elastomerics, a 102-year-old Philadelphia-based manufacturer of custom components for manufacturing and technology companies. Bill and his team partner with Baker Industries as a customer, donor, and employer. On Hiring “In the past, we made attempts to hire returning citizens without using an organization such as Baker. Many attempts…

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40 years of working with the Arts at Baker: Spotlight on the Wilma Theater

  Lee Ann Etzold Portable Studio Program Director, Wilma Theater How long have you been involved with Baker Industries? We are entering our fourth year in partnership creating performance with Baker Industries! How did you learn about Baker? I first heard about Baker Industries when I learned they were interested in coordinating a group trip…

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Baker participant Angel using a pallet jack

40 years of changing lives at Baker Industries: Spotlight on Angel

Angel came to Baker seeking two homes. He needed a personal residence beyond the church shelter where he was residing and a work home where he could rebuild his career. Having lost jobs as a machine operator and sanitation worker due to personal challenges and lack of reliable transportation, Angel came to Baker because of…

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Celebrating 40 years of Family at Baker Industries.

  Married for 20 years and working together at Baker for more than a decade, John and Karen have created a rewarding life for themselves, despite their individual challenges. From their annual two-week trip to the Jersey shore each summer to breakfast every weekend at a favorite spot, they continue to enjoy spending all of…

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40 years of powerful partnerships at Baker: Spotlight on SEI

How does a global leader in financial and investment technology platforms make a difference in the communities where they live and work? For SEI Investments, the answer is SEI Cares – an employee-led contribution fund and volunteer organization that channels energy, innovation, and support to local non-profits like Baker Industries. With a large campus in…

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40 years of changing lives at Baker: Spotlight on Jorge

In 2019, Jorge was on house arrest as well as in an outpatient treatment program for substance use disorder. With a lot of prior experience in construction, he wanted to work, but needed to find a place that understood the obligations he had to meet in order to succeed: parole meetings, court appearances, and health…

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Baker celebrating 40 years of Good Works: Spotlight on our partner, ProFresh

  In 2019, ProFresh was seeking a partner to assist with packaging, kitting, and quality control. Introduced to Baker Industries through a colleague, Director of Operations Kelly McCusker, who started her career in non-profit work, quickly recognized an opportunity. “Working with the Baker Malvern team has been an absolute pleasure. I am consistently impressed by…

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