Konica Minolta & Employees Rally to Support American Red Cross “All in 1 Day”
Company’s generosity helps people recover from disaster and emergency situations
Ramsey, NJ– June 19, 2015 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services, is being proudly recognized by the American Red Cross as a top fundraiser and as a Presenting Supporter for its “All in 1 Day,” held on June 2.
Konica Minolta’s custom fundraising page for employees raised $10,535 in donations raised from more than 205 people. As a whole, the inaugural, national event raised more than $2 million to support the Red Cross life-saving efforts. This event showcases an opportunity for our nation to join together to support the remarkable work of the American Red Cross to ensure families, neighbors and community members will not be alone when a disaster or an emergency occurs.
“We are proud to be named a top sponsor for such a remarkable event. We value the work that the Red Cross does, and giving back to the community is an essential part of something we will continue to do as a company, as well as individually,” said Kevin P. Kern, senior vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
“We are very grateful to Konica Minolta and its employees for their generous support of Giving Day 2015," said Christy Hodde, interim regional CEO, American Red Cross North Jersey Region. "Their support will help the Red Cross respond to disasters large and small, and provide lifesaving training to people across the country.”
Konica Minolta will continue its generosity as the company plans to contribute an additional $25,000 to support the American Red Cross’s mission, bringing the overall total to $35,535.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers’ speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.
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Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
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