Press Release: Optomi IT Staffing Company Partners with That's Caring to Help Conquer Hunger Crisis in the US

May 16, 2014 by Jamie Pritscher



CHICAGO, IL.May 16, 2014 -- Optomi announces its partnership with the That's Caring organization to help feed food insecure children here in the United States.  The IT staffing firm projects it will be able to supply at least 400 children with weekend bags of food in 2014 by initiating a specially designed program with the confection company.  Optomi's reach with this charitable effort is nationwide, spanning from Southern Californiato Dallas and the Atlanta market to Chicagoland.  Approximately 20% of US households with children experience food insecurity each year and that number is even higher for households with children under the age of 6. These hunger statistics translate to 16 million children living in food-insecure households according to

The program being launched by Optomi allows for a food insecure child to be given a weekend bag of food with every confection gift Optomi purchases for its corporate campaigns.  The gifts have been tailor made for Optomi with custom labels and even contains their own Optomi signature cookie recipe.  That's Caring CEO Jamie Pritschercommented, "We are very excited to be partnering and co-branding our product with Optomi.  Our two companies' beliefs (to give back and help the communities in which we work and live) are perfectly aligned.  Together we will be able to not only increase awareness about the hunger crisis, but also to double our impact."

Optomi has a big heart for those in need, especially those whose circumstances are beyond their control.  So the staffing firm sought out a partner that mirrored its own commitment to giving.  "We're giving back in a tangible way because it is important to Optomi that we impact our communities. It's one of the core beliefs within the company," remarked Todd Black, Optomi COO. 

In addition to its charitable work with children, Optomi dedicates one workday a year for its employees to donate their time doing charitable service in the communities they work in.   Each quarter, Optomi recognizes both an outstanding employee and consultant for their efforts and achievements with a contribution to the charity of their choosing.   More information about Optomi's philanthropy is available at  #OptotGive

Led by co-founders Michael Winwood (formerly the President & COO of Technisource) andTodd Black (formerly the Senior Vice President of Technisource), Optomi is headquartered in Atlanta with branches in the ChicagoDallas and Southern California markets. Optomi is inspired by: optimum…being the best...the ultimate. With its unique approach, Optomi has developed fresh philosophies as cutting-edge as the technology it represents. With a revolutionary consultant-focused approach, Optomi is completely dedicated to genuinely serving its consultants, clients and employees. By utilizing innovative technologies and developing industry leading recruitment processes, it deploys the best project managers,business analysts and technologists in the ever evolving spaces of mobile technology, network design, cloud and application development.  Optomi was awarded one of the 2014 Best Companies to Work for by Staffing Industry Analysts.

ABOUT THAT'S CARING, a suburban-Chicago based socially-responsible gift giving company has been providing gifts to corporations and consumers nationwide since 2008. has more than 40 gift options of various collections and good for any occasion. Gift givers choose from bakery, confections, and wine & cheese gifts ranging in price from $19.99 to $115.99.  Corporate customers include Greenleaf Book Group, Jones Lang LaSalle, Sherman Hospital, TepCon Construction, Tasty Catering, and US Cellular. 

That's Caring, featured on the cover of the 2010 December Package Design Magazine, was a semi-finalist in the 2009 Inc.and "Newprenuer of the Year" competition, 2010 Finalist in Ecovers "30 under 30 for Sustainability" and CEO Jamie Pritscher is a three time "Daily Green Heart of Green" nominee (2009, 2010, 2011). 

"30 under 30 for Sustainability" and CEO Jamie Pritscher is a three time "Daily Green Heart of Green" nominee (2009, 2010, 2011).