DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Resources Global Professionals ("Resources"), a leading multinational provider of professional services and the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), combined business and giving back to the community during its Global Management Meeting. Several teams worked together to assemble new backpacks, each filled with 20 award-winning, popular books, for 110 grade school children served by the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. The team-building event was highlighted by the children, ages 5 to 11, filing into the room and personally receiving their backpacks from the Resources teams.
"The Y believes that all kids deserve the chance to grow physically, spiritually and mentally. Our 90 after-school childcare sites provide this opportunity every day to nearly 3,000 kids," said Gordon Echtenkamp, CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. "Resources' support in providing this wonderful gift of books and school supplies reinforces this commitment. We are thrilled to have partnered with Resources for this team-building event."
"We are very excited to support the cause of literacy and help the children from the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas further their love of reading," said Kate Duchene, Resources' Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President of HR. "Resources is a company that truly believes in giving back to our community, in all our offices worldwide. I am proud that we had this opportunity as a team to demonstrate our culture."ABOUT RESOURCES GLOBAL PROFESSIONALS Resources Global Professionals, the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, we drive internal change across all parts of a global enterprise - accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services.