Grand Rapids, Mich. – Plante Moran has received the Many Hands One Vision award from the Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, an organization committed to improving quality of life through equine-based therapy for physically, mentally, socially and emotionally challenged individuals.
The annual Many Hands One Vision award is given to an individual or a group that’s made a powerful difference at the Equest Center and in the lives of the special equestrians it serves.
Plante Moran’s Grand Rapids office supported the Equest Center during its 2014-2015 Plante Moran Cares initiative. Throughout the year, the office’s 140 staff members volunteered their time, sponsored events and raised more than $12,000 for the Center.
Now in its eighth year, Plante Moran Cares connects staff of one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and management consulting firms with volunteer opportunities designed to improve the well being of members in their local communities. Through hands-on volunteering and creative fundraising initiatives, PM Cares furthers the firm’s longstanding “We care” mission.
Plante Moran will be presented with the award at the Equest Center’s annual gala on Saturday, May 7 at the Center’s Rockford location.
About Plante Moran
Plante Moran is among the nation's largest accounting, tax and consulting firms and provides a full line of services to organizations in the following industries: manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, service, health care, private equity, public sector and real estate and construction. Plante Moran has a staff of more than 2,000 professionals in 22 offices throughout Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois with international offices in Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico; and Mumbai, India. Plante Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country's best places to work.
About Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding
Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is a Michigan nonprofit corporation providing equine therapy for 165-850 riders each week throughout the entire year, ranging in age from 2 to 94, with a waiting list of many more. Equest improves quality of life for physically, mentally and socially/emotionally challenged individuals, through a unique program that integrates academic, social and physical skills, using the horse as a catalyst. Equest Center is a Member Center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH International – previously known as NARHA), is one of only 3 therapeutic riding programs in Michigan that owns its own farm, and is the only year-round facility in our area. Vital to the program’s success are the volunteers who donated 46,000+ hours of service in 2014 alone