Press Release

Holmes Murphy Foundation Contributes $100K in Collective Impact to Local Nonprofits

29 charitable organizations selected to receive funds as part of Community Footprints Program

Holmes Murphy is excited to announce its $100,000 in philanthropic contributions to 29 different non-profit organizations through the Holmes Murphy Foundation Community Footprints Program.

“Our goal at Holmes Murphy will always be to make a difference at work, home, and in our communities,” said Dan Keough, Holmes Murphy Chairman & CEO. “We believe in supporting organizations that are authentic and that will help us sustain a culture where every person is supported to reach their fullest ability. We also believe we all play a role in living out our unique potential and purpose and caring for those around us, and we’re honored to help these organizations light the way for change and offer a brighter future for all!”

The Holmes Murphy Foundation Community Footprints Program allows employees to select 501(c)(3) or non-profit organizations in their specific geographical locations that align with the Holmes Murphy Foundation giving pillars of Safety, Health, and Wellbeing; Youth Opportunities; Arts & Culture; and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

This year’s recipients are as follows:


  • Child Bridge

Cedar Rapids:

  • Chains Interrupted
  • Foundation 2 (Fostering Futures Program)


  • Bonton Farms
  • Catholic Charities of Dallas
  • City Square


  • Skyline Center


  • Colorado Kids Belong
  • Danny Dietz Jr. Foundation

Grand Cayman

  • Meals on Wheels Cayman

Kansas City:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation — Heart of America Chapter
  • Nick’s Voice
  • Red Shoe Society — Ronald McDonald House


  • The Wisconsin FBLA-PBL Foundation, Inc.


  • A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Sharing and Caring Hands
  • The Sauer Family Foundation
  • We Can Ride


  • Lincoln Gold
  • Open Door Mission


  • Almost Home Kids

Salt Lake City

  • Building Utah Youth


  • Southwest Autism Research Center — “Yes Day” Event

Sioux Falls:

  • Children’s Inn — A Program of Children’s Home Society


  • ArtForce Iowa
  • Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity
  • InnerVisions HealthCare
  • Urban Bicycle Food Ministry

Last year, Holmes Murphy distributed nearly $1.4 million in philanthropic contributions and logged more than 2,500 volunteer hours throughout its markets, despite the impacts of COVID-19. The company looks forward to continuing to partner with area non-profits into the future.

“We’re excited to continue the legacy of Leaving Good Footprints at Holmes Murphy, and the Holmes Murphy Foundation is meant to do just that, as we maximize our giving and community engagement,” said Susan Hatten, Holmes Murphy Chief Marketing Officer and Foundation leader. “This program, in particular, allows our employees the opportunity to share their voices in the direction of our Foundation giving dollars and how we support our local communities. We thank all of them for leaning in with their feedback, and for their consistent sharing of their time, talents, and treasures as we look to make a ‘Better Tomorrow Than Yesterday’ for all.”

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