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Spherion Launches Contest to Benefit Eight Pennsylvania Charities

by Spherion Staffing

Sep 20, 2019

Community residents can vote for one non-profit to receive $10,000; Seven organizations to receive in-kind support

ALLENTOWN, Pa. —Spherion Staffing’s eight offices in Central and Eastern Pennsylvania today launched a community contest aimed at giving back to eight local charities. The contest, called the “Frassinelli $10K Giveaway,” is asking for the public’s help in choosing which local charity will receive a $10,000 donation – a thousand dollars for each year Spherion has been in business in the region.

Central/Eastern Pennsylvania Spherion franchise owners Phil Frassinelli, Sr., Marlene Frassinelli and Phil Frassinelli, Jr. designed the contest as a way to thank the eight communities where they have successfully operated. The Frassinellis own and operate Spherion branches in Bethlehem, Carlisle, Hazleton, Harrisburg, Lehigh Valley, Reading, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre.

“We wanted to do something special to commemorate our decade of working with local businesses, residents and community partners,” said Phil Frassinelli, Sr. “Our challenge is that we operate in eight great communities and couldn’t decide where to direct our support; so we are asking the public to help us figure out where our donation can do the most good.”

How the contest works

Each of the Frassinelli’s eight branch offices nominated one local charity to participate in the contest. Residents in these communities are encouraged to vote for their favorite of the eight participating non-profit organizations by visiting The charity with the most votes will win the $10,000 donation. The seven other participating organizations will win in-kind volunteer hours from employees of each Spherion office.

The voting period will run from September 9, 2019 until September 30, 2019. The winning non-profit will be announced in mid-October.

Participating non-profit organizations

The eight participating local charities provide a variety of important services and resources to the residents of Central and Eastern Pennsylvania. An important goal of the contest is to build greater awareness of these organizations, their important missions and how Pennsylvanians can become involved and provide much needed support.

A special event to award the $10,000 to the winning organization will be held in November. The other seven nominated charities will be awarded 25 volunteer hours each from local Spherion employees over the course of 2020.

About Spherion

Spherion ( is a leading recruiting and staffing provider, specializing in temporary and direct hire placement of administrative, clerical, customer service, light industrial and professional job candidates. To help clients attract, engage and retain a high-performance workforce, Spherion offers in-depth market knowledge, outstanding customer service, a strong network of talent and unique insights from its groundbreaking Emerging Workforce® Study, now in its 22nd year. As an industry pioneer, Spherion has, for more than 70 years, matched candidates to clients in virtually every industry across the U.S. Today, each Spherion office is independently owned and operated by a team of local specialists, dedicated to delivering great experiences, powered by technology but always with a personal touch. To learn more about one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries, visit

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