Community Matters

Although a relatively small company, IRISYS tries our best to be good corporate citizens.  Our social responsibility activities focus on food programs for needy children in our home town of San Diego and elsewhere. In addition to our group efforts, many individual IRISYS employees are giving their time and efforts to support education, health & welfare, and green initiatives. We hope our readers are inspired by our Community Matters chronicles.

Build me a house – No power tools needed?!

June 26th, 2018
On the Memorial Day weekend for the past 2 years, our employee Dave Foster, his wife Shari and other dedicated members of Amor Ministries and the Church of Rancho Bernardo go to Eastern Tijuana to build houses for those most in need, IN 3 DAYS! AND WITH NO POWER TOOLS! This year 83 members made …

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Getting Children What They Deserve

June 15th, 2018
IRISYS’ employees are typically generous and are committed world citizens, eager to fight childhood hunger.  During the month of April our goal was to collect sufficient funds to purchase a cow for a family in need living in an under-develop nation. We are proud to say we achieved our goal. Why a cow? According to …

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Taking a breather with our new Be Healthy Club

June 4th, 2018
Nearly a dozen participated in the first Be Healthy Club sponsored hike. The adventurers explored Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve hiking trails. It was a great family friendly hike with easy to navigate trails. It offered panoramic ocean views as well as typical California coastal wildlife, including maritime chaparral, and the rare Torrey pines. One …

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Outside Focus & Inner Wellness

February 28th, 2018
We just had our first company-sponsored yoga class, offered to everyone at IRISYS. A group of employees gathered in a tranquil setting and let the instructor guide them to a peaceful inner place. IRISYS employees often have an “outside” focus…serving the R&D, manufacturing, and regulatory needs of our customers; helping companies around the country, as …

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A Fight We’re Eager to Engage In

February 28th, 2018
IRISYS employees aren’t typically looking for a fight – we’re friendly folks – but we get our hackles up when it comes to fighting hunger. One of our engagements is our annual year-end food drive, which supports the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank. This year, we brought in a total of 113 lbs. …

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San Diego Food Bank Initiative – Food 4 Kids Backpack Program

August 19th, 2017
IRISYS participates in the San Diego Food Bank initiative – Food 4 Kids Backpack Program, which distributes weekend food packages to chronically hungry elementary school students from low-income households. The Food 4 Kids Backpack Program provides weekend food packages to chronically hungry elementary school students from low-income households who are at risk of hunger over …

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