Volunteering was a family affair for employees of Libertyville-based MBX Systems on Aug. 15, when the technology company sent a crew to pack meals for malnourished children for the nonprofit organization Feed My Starving Children. MBX employees and their families packed 14,256 meals totaling 66 boxes that will feed 39 children in other countries for a full year.
The event was part of MBX Cares, a company-sponsored philanthropic program that gives each of full-time employee one paid day off every year to volunteer. MBX organizes more than a dozen volunteer activities annually and also allows employees to volunteer at a nonprofit organization of their choice. The company aims to complete 800 volunteer hours across 134 employees in 2018.