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Axcet HR Solutions Among Companies That Give Back to KC

Axcet Gives Back: Pill Bottles for Puppies Benefits Wayside Waifs

By Mariah Collins, SHRM-CP on Jul 24, 2023
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Axcet HR Solutions isn’t just another local business; it’s an award-winning company with a lot of heart that lives up to its commitment to make a positive impact in our local Kansas City community every day!

At Axcet, we take immense pride in our employees, who are equally dedicated to giving back and organizing opportunities to support our community. Today, we want to shine a spotlight on Beth Foulk, our esteemed director of marketing, who has taken her passion to help local homeless pets to the next level spearheading Pill Bottles for Puppies and calling on Team Axcet to join in. Which we did in an instant!

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Pill Bottles for Puppies Benefits Kansas City’s Wayside Waifs

Beth has always been passionate about helping those in need, particularly our furry friends. She recently found a unique way to contribute to the well-being of animals at Wayside Waifs, a remarkable, nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter located right here in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Through her own efforts and with the help of her husband, Robert, Beth has donated 100s of used, empty prescription pill bottles through Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation RecycleFEST. Pill bottles can be donated twice a year in April and November. In fact, just the last November, Beth donated 400 bottles. Those pill bottles are then repurposed to store essential medications for homeless animals in the shelter. Her thoughtfulness and innovation have truly made a difference in the lives of these animals.

Pill Bottles for Puppies is off to a great start as our team continues to bring in used prescription pill bottles with the labels removed, all ready for November’s donation pickup through RecycleFEST. At this time, Team Axcet has brought in at least 100 bottles. 

The Foulk family and Axcet HR Solutions is proud to participate in such a great cause. We are continually looking for creative ways to help out in our local community and our team is always rising to the challenge.

If you're a client and would like to contribute to Pill Bottles for Puppies, please email Beth at

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Pictured: Robert, Tillie and Beth Foulk

Giving Back is at the Heart of the Axcet Culture

At Axcet, we believe that giving back to the community is an essential part of our corporate culture. Many of our employees, including Beth, are pet owners themselves and understand the love and care these animals need. Through company fundraisers and volunteering opportunities, we come together to support local shelters and organizations dedicated to the welfare of animals. 

At the heart of our organization is Jerry Diddle, Axcet’s founder and president, who truly understands the value of giving back and supporting the local community. Jerry offers paid time off to employees to volunteer in the local Kansas City community. 

He founded Axcet HR Solutions right here in Kansas City back in 1988 and his offices have remained headquartered in the area since that time. Currently, Axcet HR Solutions calls Corporate Woods home, located in Overland Park, Kansas, and continues to provide top-notch PEO services to the area’s small and medium-sized business owners.

RELATED: Kansas City PEO Axcet HR Solutions Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary >>

Axcet HR Solutions Volunteers & Provides Assistance to Kansas City-Area Pets

When it comes to area pets, our team is active in a variety of initiatives to provide assistance. Each year, Team Axcet holds a Dog Days of Summer pet food, supplies and cash donation drive benefiting area rescues including KC Pet Project and The Rescue Project

Through a contact at Spring Hill Clothes Closet, we answered the call to provide veterans and the elderly with pets, and who were also in need of assistance, with pet supplies for their furry friends.

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Team Axcet Answers the Call & Volunteers or Provides Assistance for Area Homeless, Veterans & More

Our commitment to giving back doesn't stop at our love for pets. Axcet employees actively participate in various initiatives. Here’s a look at some of the great causes we’ve helped with: 

  • Donating food to Harvesters through an in-office food drive
  • Putting on an in-office winter coats and supplies drive benefiting the homeless individuals in Kansas City 
  • Wrapping Christmas presents at KidsTLC for children and families with mental and behavioral health challenges 
  • Packaging cases of diapers into household-size packages for HappyBottoms
  • Volunteering at Veterans Community Project unpacking large food donations and organizing for vets
  • Participating in the annual gala benefit for Newhouse KC, a shelter for individuals fleeing domestic violence
  • Providing free training to area business owners on the latest HR issues and laws
  • Sponsoring area Chamber of Commerce and National Women in Construction events, including golf tournaments

RELATED: Axcet HR Solutions Expands Office to Accommodate Growth >>

We believe in the power of collaboration and the positive change it can bring to our beloved Kansas City. We are incredibly proud of Beth and all our employees who continuously go above and beyond to make a difference. Together, we are creating a stronger and more compassionate community.

Join us in celebrating the efforts of our amazing team members. Let's inspire each other and continue making a lasting impact on the Kansas City community we call home!

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