Godolphin and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) collectively introduced Thursday the launch of a cellular utility for backstretch and farm employees. The app, referred to as Cómo, connects Thoroughbred business workers to the very important companies they want via a community of chaplains and Thoroughbred business organizations.
Designed by The Jockey Membership Data Programs, sponsored by Godolphin, and managed by TCA, Cómo gives the power for chaplains and business organizations to be content material creators or “contributors” on the app. Contributors can add details about their companies and sources provided, or can present suggestions for service suppliers of their native areas. Service supplier classes embody healthcare, dental companies, immigration help, non secular companies, psychological well being counseling, ESL courses, and far more. There are at present 22 classes by which contributors can present a useful resource for business employees.
“Cómo is the results of in depth business analysis, together with a survey of farm and backstretch employees, which started when Godolphin took a tough take a look at the wants of our business’s employees,” stated Katie LaMonica, Godolphin USA’s Charities Supervisor. “What we discovered is that our business gives very important sources and companies via varied organizations, however what was crucially lacking was the employees’ information of and skill to connect with these sources. Cómo exists to bridge that hole, and in doing so be a software for these crucial service suppliers in our business. Godolphin is lucky to have a companion in TCA, who has been diligently creating the app with us and can proceed to efficiently handle Cómo going ahead. Given the depth of the analysis and the time it has subsequently taken to develop this app, we’re excited to lastly launch it to the business.”
To search out sources, business workers obtain the Cómo app on their sensible telephones and comply with the contributor closest to them. Customers are then in a position to entry the world sources out there to them. Customers might name, electronic mail, or textual content contributors from inside the app. To be taught extra about methods to obtain and use Cómo please watch this video.
Cómo additionally gives contributors the power to create real-time information posts for customers. The posts help within the dissemination of time delicate info to customers on backstretches and farms.
“The Cómo app has allowed for instant supply of pertinent info concerning chapel occasions, actions and applications for the backstretch employees at Emerald Downs,” stated Chaplain Gilbert Aguilar. “The app gives a chance to deal with the non secular wants of our employees with such options as a every day biblical devotional. Moreover, the social wants of the backstretch employees could be facilitated with employment, academic and different sources and referrals to skilled service suppliers.”
“Because the inception of Cómo, Blue Grass Farms Charities has used the appliance to achieve out to the farm and monitor employees in Central Kentucky when meals objects can be found, well being screenings are scheduled, and household applications are applied like our upcoming Competition of Christmas occasion,” stated Julie Berry government director of Blue Grass Farms Charities. “We have acquired a constructive response, and it’s re-assuring to know that info is being given on to the horsemen. We’re constructing belief when the Cómo app is used.”
“Cómo is a software that may join chaplains and business nonprofits with the business personnel they serve,” stated Erin Crady government director of TCA. “Amongst Cómo’s many options, it permits for the switch of vital info shortly. Whether or not or not it’s climate alerts, notification of a well being honest, or, as we noticed this 12 months, discover of monitor closures, Cómo gives a means for our business’s workers to each search and obtain info they might want.”
Gentle launched earlier this 12 months, Cómo at present has greater than 30 energetic contributors throughout 15 states with over 1,600 customers. Chaplains or organizations concerned about changing into contributors are inspired to contact TCA at email@example.com. Cómo doesn’t accumulate information on its customers nor does it monitor customers’ places. It’s free and out there in app shops for iOS and Android gadgets by looking “Cómo – Sources You Want”.
Godolphin is the worldwide thoroughbred horseracing and breeding operation based by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. With its headquarters in Dubai, it is among the world’s largest equine groups, working in Australia, England, France, Eire, Japan and the USA. Godolphin is dedicated to the lifetime care of its horses, together with retraining and rehoming. It additionally works with communities and helps varied teaching programs world wide, key business awards and trains future equine leaders.
TCA’s mission is to offer a greater life for Thoroughbreds, each throughout and after their racing careers, by supporting certified repurposing and retirement organizations and by serving to the individuals who look after them. TCA distributes grants to a number of classes of Thoroughbred-related nonprofits together with rehabilitation, retraining, rehoming and retirement organizations; backstretch and farm worker applications; equine-assisted remedy applications; and analysis organizations. Since its inception in 1990, TCA has granted over $24 million to greater than 200 charities. TCA is the charitable arm of the Thoroughbred Homeowners and Breeders Affiliation (TOBA).
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