BALTIMORE (WJZ) – One woman worked at Amazon while running a nonprofit.
Ariana Diggs, an operations director at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Sparrows Point, finds time in her busy schedule to run a nonprofit with her sister called LOVE — A Community Development Foundation .
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The platform works to bring existing resources to the people who need them to make an immediate impact.
“I started as a L4 area manager and was able to get promoted through the process and break the stereotype of being a woman in operations — I am so blessed and grateful. when it comes to doing it,” said Ariana Diggs.
Diggs says women need to make an impact around the world.
“As humans, we need to be changers in the community, to see the change in the community,” she said.
Diggs says she’s loved helping others since she was a child.
“My love for nonprofits grew when I was a kid in church, able to volunteer and help the community,” she said.
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Now, she’s able to combine her two worlds — partnering her nonprofit with Amazon.
Every two weeks, Diggs says, her organization receives donations such as household items, groceries, personal protective equipment, and can donate in the community.
The partnership with Amazon will allow Diggs and her sister to deliver groceries to more than 300 people in Baltimore through the “In my BAGG” event.
Diggs is an inspiration to others, and her hard work at work and in life goes unnoticed.
“It has been a pleasure to watch her grow both professionally and personally as we support her charity, while also seeing her grow and help serve our clients in the region. Baltimore,” said Amazon General Manager Haley Davis.
Diggs plans to continue to grow at Amazon and continue to help its community.
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“You can do whatever you set your mind to while here at the Amazon and in life in general,” she said.
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