MADISON, WI —Elevity, a Gordon Flesch Company, is proud to have been able to help the Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfill a local teenager’s wish.
For nearly 40 years, Make-A-Wish has been granting life-changing wishes for children and families. Thanks to generous partners and donors, Make-A-Wish has made more than 300,000 wishes come true around the world since 1980. So when Mustaf, a 17-year-old from Green Bay wished for a top-of-the line gaming computer, Make-A-Wish Wisconsin reached out to Elevity.
Elevity Project Engineer Jake Scott and vCIO Matt Freymiller jumped at the chance to create a one-of-a-kind gaming rig for Mustaf. The computer Make-A-Wish Wisconsin delivered to Mustaf includes an i9 processor, 32 GB of RAM, and RGB lighting with glass panel sides.
Matt Freymiller has served in the Gordon Flesch Charitable Foundation for three years, but this was his first Make-A-Wish experience. “My oldest son, who’s about the same age as Mustaf, games with his friends as a way to stay in communication and maintain his friendships,” says Business Analyst & vCIO Matt Freymiller. “I hope Mustaf is able to enjoy those same benefits and that it helps him heal and stay healthy.”
Giving back to the communities we serve is part of the GFC company DNA and was instilled by our founder, Gordon Flesch. Since its inception in 2002, the Gordon Flesch Charitable Foundation has donated nearly $2 million to various philanthropic organizations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Ohio. “I had been searching for different ways to give back to the community and had been at a loss until this chance came up,” says Jake Scott, Project Engineer. “This was an opportunity for me to apply my knowledge of technology to a good cause. It fills me with great joy to know that I’m playing a part in making a wish come true.”
Every 20 minutes, a child is diagnosed with a critical illness. But thanks to Make-A-Wish, every 34 minutes a child’s wish is granted in the U.S. A wish creates strength, hope, and positive change – not only for the recipient, but also for their family and community. “When Make-A-Wish is involved, you know the person’s diagnosis is serious. It’s good knowing that Mustaf’s wish is something that’ll give him hours of enjoyment while he’s going through treatment,” says Freymiller.
About the Gordon Flesch Company and Elevity
The Gordon Flesch Company is one of the largest family-owned providers of office technology solutions in the nation. GFC launched the GFConsulting Group in 2015 to expand their ability to help businesses solve challenging problems and achieve organizational goals. ITP was founded in 2003 by Paul Hager, growing to 40 employees with more than 200 clients in Wisconsin. The newly formed Elevity serves more than 400+ customers and employ 70 MSP staff in locations across the Midwest. Follow us on Twitter at @elevity_it