The folks here are Adafruit would like to wish each and every one of you a Happy Thanksgiving! We would also like to thank you for the support – we’re excited to keep growing with you.
To celebrate Thanksgiving this year we asked our team to share all that they are thankful for! You can see their responses below.
I am thankful for a funny, charming and strong little boy, a kind hearted handsome and hillarious husband, red lipstick, a good cheek highlight and The Golden Girls on Hulu.
I am thankful that I don’t have to celebrate Thanksgiving because my wife makes such great food all of the time that everyday feels like Thanksgiving.
I am grateful for my husband, our dog Scooby and our family and friends. I’m thankful for being able to come to work everyday for the passed 4 years and still love what I do and who I do it for! Happy Holidays everyone!!
I am thankful for beer.
Ok I know I already said beer, but I am also thankful for Mary.
I am thankful for this year. I have grown a lot but I have also flourished. This year has taught me a lot about myself and who I want to be as a person. For that I am thankful.
I’m thankful for the entire Adafruit team, who enable us all to express our technical creativity. And I’m grateful to Limor and PT for making this possible, while respecting and celebrating our employees and community members.
I’m grateful to be part of a company that is public in its support for a greater diversity of people making things. There are too many gatekeepers in this life, I’m thankful that we are gate openers.
I am thankful fo be working at Adafruit, My family and close friends, and my dogs.
I am thankful for good cheese and good friends – and especially whenever I get to share the former with the latter.
I am thankful for Beyonce, life, my job, DMX’s rendition of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, raw shea butter, essential oils, rosewater, and my supportive friends and family.
I have thankful for having a job I love, for my loving, funny, smart, respectful son, for having a roof over my head, and being surrounded by love constantly.
I’m thankful for food and for being able to share the workload.
I’m thankful for family and good food. I am thankful that I love my job.
Adafruit has had paid day off for voting for our team for years, if you need help getting that going for your organization, let us know – we can share how and why we did this as well as the good results. Here are some resources for voting by mail, voting in person, and some NY resources for our NY based teams as well. If there are additional resources to add, please let us know – adafruit.com/vote
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