Roth Staffing Honors Eighth Roth Hero of the Week for Supporting Foster Children and Building Engaging Workplace Culture

Roth Staffing Companies proudly names Debbra Idle, a customer of the San Diego, CA branch of Ledgent Technology& Engineering (a specialized business line of Roth Staffing), the eighth Roth Hero of the Week for her efforts to support foster children and cultivate an engaging workplace culture.

VIDEO: Debbra Idle supports foster children and builds families at work and home

Debbra works around the clock nurturing coworkers and championing the company culture.  This past holiday season, Debbra established a partnership between her organization and the Polinsky Children’s Center, a local charity that helps foster children. A former foster child herself, Debbra campaigned for the cause. Collectively, her office raised more than $2,500 toward the Polinsky Center’s drive for troubled teenagers.

She shopped for materials to decorate the Center, purchased a stocking and craft supplies for each child, and coordinated volunteers to sort and package donations for foster kids.  In between those responsibilities, Debbra also cooked her annual Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts for all of her coworkers, many of whom are younger professionals without nearby family.

When she’s not attending to her work family, Debbra mothers her 23-year-old son, a 15-year-old daughter adopted from foster care after the young girl was bounced through 8 foster homes, and a 12-year-old adopted daughter with special needs. After realizing that the biological sister of her 15-year-old daughter was homeless, Debbra took her in and helped put her through cosmetology school.

Debbra also helped the 23-year-old niece and the woman’s 6-year-old daughter get on their feet, in a new home, and on a path toward success while also welcoming her paraplegic brother-in-law into her home, helping to care for him after a stroke left him unable to live independently—a ninth addition to her household.  For her compassion and heroic selflessness, Roth Staffing is honored to name Debbra the eighth Roth Hero of the Week.

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About Roth Staffing Companies, L.P.

Roth Staffing Companies is a staffing solution provider and workforce solutions organization operating from more than 100 locations in 21 states and the District of Columbia via five specialized business lines: Ultimate Staffing Services, Ledgent Finance & Accounting, Adams & Martin Group, Ledgent Technology & Engineering, and About Talent.

Roth Companies is the only organization to receive all of the industry’s most prestigious honors in a single year and accomplished this unprecedented feat two consecutive years.  The Roth organization is recognized in the business community as a leader in culture and coworker engagement and was recognized as one of Achiever’s “50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the United States” in addition to receiving the “Best in Biz Award” for Best Company to Work For. Roth remains the only firm in the industry ever ranked #1 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing, privately-owned companies.

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