The Wills Group Donated Over $875,000 in 2022

The company was recognized for its philanthropy by the Washington Business Journal.

January 30, 2023

LA PLATA, Md.—The Wills Group donated more than $875,108 in total grants and investments to nonprofit partners and local organizations in 2022, according to its sixth annual community engagement report. The company has donated more than $5 million since 2003.

The company was recognized for its 2022 community engagement work by the Washington Business Journal for the second year in a row.

Other Wills Group community engagement achievements include:

  • 50 grants distributed
  • 29 nonprofits supported
  • $103,473 raised through the Employee Match Campaign
  • $342,000+ raised at the Blackie Wills Golf Classic
  • 480+ total employee and community volunteer hours

“The premise behind our community engagement program, Lives in Motion … is that we’re working to move communities one step closer to fulfilling their dreams,” said Wills Group President and COO Blackie Wills. “For our nonprofit partners, it’s a matter of how can we provide the resources to help them deliver on their purpose, because by doing that, that’s keeping Lives in Motion. Whether it’s being able to put meals on the table for the food insecure or providing that welcoming outdoor space for the community, it’s a little bit of inspiration that you’re taking one step closer to helping you reach your goals.”

The Wills Group operates more than 50 Dash In locations in Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.

NACS Magazine featured The Wills Group in “A Legacy of Community Engagement” in the December 2022 issue.

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