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Axis Communications matches $15k pledge

May 28, 2020SSN Staff

MIAMI, Fla.—As Mission 500 brings their Feeding America campaign to a close, they would like to recognize the countless individuals that stepped up to the “plate” to help feel families across America.  Mission 500 launched their Feeding America Million Meal Challenge campaign in late March, focused on securing meals for families across the U.S. and initially helped secure over 180,000 meals. Hikvision USA led the charge in helping to match the first $5,000 in donations made. That match...

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Mission 500 announces awards for 2020

March 20, 2020SSN Staff

MIAMI—Non-profit, charitable organization that engages security professionals to assist families in crisis across the U.S., Mission 500, announced the winners of its annual Humanitarian Award—George Fletcher, president, DMF Consulting and its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award—ADT.“Every year Mission 500 recognizes an individual and corporate entity for its outstanding contributions towards the betterment of society and mankind,” Ken Gould, chairman of the Mission...

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Mission 500 surpasses fundraising goals at ISC West

May 1, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Mission 500, a 501c3 charitable organization born from the professional security industry to serve children and families in need across the U.S., raised over $145,000 at its 10th annual Security 5K/2K Run/Walk at this year's ISC West show, April 9-12 in Las Vegas. Mission 500 Founder George Fletcher told Security Systems News during a video interview at ISC West that the organization was able to surpass this year's goal thanks to “sponsor support, signed up runners and individual fundraisers...

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All for one, one for all

March 25, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As an avid runner and someone who has always tried to give back through charitable events, Brinks Home Security President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Gardner, loved the idea of participating in the Mission 500 Security 5K in Las Vegas when he first heard of the event from an employee at the company several years ago. But as he tells Security System News, little did he know at that time how inspired he would become, and, more importantly, how many families and children...

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Mission 500 trip to Puerto Rico brings aid to families

December 12, 2018Spencer Ives

Mission 500 recently hosted a service trip in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where volunteers from the professional security industry worked on repairing the homes of two families still suffering from the effects of hurricane Maria in October of 2017. Hurricane Maria caused $92 billion in damage, leaving millions of families without everyday necessities. Volunteers spent several days repairing roofs, siding and plumbing; installing new windows; and removing trees capable of causing additional damage to the...

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Alliance Security wins Mission 500 award

April 15, 2016SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—Mission 500 named Alliance Security as the winner of its Corporate Social Responsibility award at the Security 5/2K Awards Ceremony on April 7 here, during ISC West 2016. “Alliance Security's responsibility of protecting people goes beyond our customers. Our goal is to simply inspire a culture of service and live up to our name," Jay Gotra, CEO of Alliance Security, said in a prepared statement. "This means building alliances in the community to help others in need. We're grateful...

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Mission 500 receives more than $500,000 in 2015

December 15, 2015SSN Staff

MIAMI—Mission 500 has reached a donation total of $507,000 for this year after receiving more than $18,000 at the SIA Gala in New York City and the Miami Mixer. “These two events culminate another very exciting year for Mission 500,” George Fletcher, advisory council member/volunteer for Mission 500 said in a prepared statement. “We continue to build on our strong foundation within our industry, forming a united front to address needy children. We're very grateful to all of...

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Industry goes to bat for children in need

September 15, 2015Amy Canfield

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Representatives from dozens of security companies raised nearly $75,000 in a fundraising softball game Sept. 12, held by Mission 500, the nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis.“This softball game was a new and fun way for the security industry to come together and raise money for needy children in the U.S.,” said George Fletcher, advisory council member/volunteer for Mission 500. “Our sponsors help...

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Mission 500 nears fundraising goal for September event

July 29, 2015SSN Staff

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Mission 500's first Security Industry Softball game, featuring two teams of 15 security industry professionals, is approaching the three-quarters mark of its $100,000 fundraising goal. “This softball game is a new and fun way for the security industry to come together and raise money for needy children in the U.S.,” George Fletcher, advisory council member/volunteer for Mission 500, said in a prepared statement. “We've already raised more than $72,000...

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Mission500 starts annual security softball game

June 3, 2015Spencer Ives

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Mission 500 is hosting an Annual Security Industry Softball Game here on Sept. 12; the goal is to raise $100,000 to help U.S. children in need.In six weeks, Mission 500 has raised half of its goal—$50,000. The event already has more than a dozen sponsors lined up, and Mission 500 is still looking for more.This event will include “not just people in the security market, but also those people who support us—such as Reed [Exhibitions], SIA our PR groups—anybody...

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