SOS Leadership Continues Commitment to Philanthropy
Company donates their time, talent, and treasure to the community in 2012
AUSTIN, Texas – SOS Leadership Institute and its team have always been committed to philanthropy. When SOS was formed in 2008 both servant leadership and stewardship were important parts of the company values and those values continue to be lived out by the team every day.
In 2012, SOS Leadership lived out their values and showed their commitment to philanthropy at an all-time high. The SOS Leadership team donated over 600 hours of their time in 2012 to many important causes. SOS also donated more than $10,000 to various causes and over $75,000 in their goods and services.
SOS Leadership donated their time, talents, and/or treasures to the following organizations: Mobile Loaves and Fishes, Waco Center for Youth, St. Ignatius Catholic School, Concordia University, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Relevant Radio, ECHO, St. Edward’s University, MCCSBDC, Leadership Waco, Dell Children’s Hospital, DOVIA, Meals & Wheels of Waco, Samaritan Center, Central Texas Christian School, Livestrong, YWA, Catholic Charities, Austin Diocese, Hard as Nails Ministries, St. Jerome Catholic Church, ACC Center for Community-Based & Nonprofit Organizations, Austin Involved, Central Texas Fellowship of Catholic Men, Austin Pregnancy Resource Center and more.
The SOS Leadership team is extremely involved around the community. SOS co-founder and CEO Bill Moyer serves on numerous boards spending most of his volunteer time with Waco Center for Youth (who named Moyer the 2012 Individual Star Volunteer of the Year), St. Jerome Catholic Church, Meals & Wheels of Waco, and the Central Texas Fellowship of Catholic Men. SOS President & COO Billy Moyer is the founding member and chairman of the Emerging Leaders Advisory Board at Concordia University. He also volunteered at St. Edward’s University, Central Texas Christian School, and the Austin Diocese. He was named one of Austin’s Top New Philanthropist’s by Giving City Magazine in 2011. Amber Fogarty, SOS’s Chief People Officer is on the board for Mobile Loaves & Fishes and also spent many hours volunteering with ECHO and St. Ignatius Catholic School. She is a strong advocate for the homeless and was named a finalist for an Austin Under 40 award for her work in the community. Shane Montoya, SOS’s Chief Marketing Officer donated many hours of his time to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waco in 2012. He was a member of their board.
In the SOS Leadership statement of values, it says that SOS is committed to servant leadership. “Effective leaders will be servants who have attracted a following because of their passion, vision, integrity, and love for people. We will make every effort to develop this kind of leader.” It also says they are committed to stewardship. “We will strive to use wisely and prudently the resources with which we have been entrusted.” Those values were put into action in 2012 and will continue to be important parts of the vision, mission, and purpose of SOS Leadership Institute.