WEX Takes Tech Talks Public

Tech Talk Portland

As a technology company, we are always looking for innovative ways to achieve our goals. That’s why WEX began Tech Talks: a platform for our global community to come together and share how their work interacts with cutting-edge technologies and topics like blockchain, artificial intelligence, and more. Inspired by the popularity of these seminars, we’re evolving… Read more »

Here’s Looking at You, Kids: Giving Back to Maine’s Littlest Residents

In addition to a team of us participating in July’s Tri for a Cure triathlon—read all about that here—WEX has been up to lots of good this summer. That includes sponsoring fundraising events we’re passionate about, contributing brainpower and resources to educational programs and getting active for a good cause. This month’s philanthropy roundup is… Read more »

It’s Summertime, and the Caring Is Easy

At WEX, philanthropy is a year-round endeavor, and we don’t slow down for summer. Globally, we celebrated our first-ever “Month of Caring” in May. When we acquired EFS a few years ago, we admired the “Volunteer Week” initiative they had in place. We wanted to expand it into something even bigger and better, and that… Read more »

Dirty Hands & Big Hearts

WEXers are used to working hard, and for over 20 years they’ve dedicated their time to make a difference in the greater Portland community by volunteering for the United Way’s Day of Action. This year, our team of 123 employees joined an army of close to 2,000 other volunteers to lend a helping hand to… Read more »

New Horizons for CodeX for Kids

As a technology company, we’re invested in making sure today’s youth have the skills they’ll need for the jobs of tomorrow. That’s the impetus behind CodeX, a program we launched last year to teach coding skills to youth aged 8 to 13. Developed in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine, each… Read more »

WEX Receives United Way’s Highest Honor

WEX employee carrying mulch during a day of community volunteering

The Spirit of Greater Portland Award was recently presented to WEX by the United Way in recognition of our partnership with the organization, as well as our volunteer efforts and the role leadership plays in promoting a culture of philanthropy and community support. Check out this video to learn more from Melissa Smith, WEX President… Read more »

Cares for Kids Radiothon

WEX employee wearing Dr. Seuss hat with the WEX logo on it at the Radiothon

WEX Corporate Philanthropy and individual WEXers recently joined forces to make a powerful contribution to the 13th annual Cares for Kids Radiothon to benefit The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital (BBCH) in Portland, Maine. As a premier corporate sponsor of the event, we provided a $10,000 matching gift challenge for online donations. As a result, the… Read more »