Skip to Content

Tag: Mission 500


ADI Global Distribution and Ken Gould to receive Mission 500 award

General News

ADI Global Distribution and Ken Gould to receive Mission 500 award

May 18, 2021SSN Staff

MIAMI, Fla.—Mission 500, a charitable non-profit organization engaging security professionals to assist families in crisis across the USA, has announced the winners of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Humanitarian Awards. This year’s recipients are ADI Global Distribution and Ken Gould, President of Ken Gould Consulting and Chairman of Mission 500, respectively. ADI Global Distribution, recipient of Mission 500’s 2020 CSR Award, supports a wide range of social...

ADI Global, Corporate social responsibility, Humanitarian Award, Ken Gould, Mission 500


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News On The Editor's Desk

Industry giving back during great time of need

March 17, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

With Mission 500 recently opening nominations for their 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award and 2021 Humanitarian Award, we here at Security Systems News wanted to highlight how important it is to recognize those companies that do give back, while hopefully inspiring others. We also wanted to use this opportunity to gauge where the industry is when it comes to CSR programs, and just giving back, in general. After a year since COVID, the need to give back to those in need is greater...

Corporate social responsibility, Giving Back, Mission 500


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted General News

Mission 500, ADI continue fundraising efforts to help underprivileged children

March 12, 2021SSN Staff

MIAMI, Fla. —Mission 500, the non-profit charitable organization dedicated to serving children and communities in need across the U.S., partnered with angel sponsor ADI Global Distribution this past January to raise more than $93,000 to support corporate social responsibility across the security industry and help underprivileged children in communities across America. This is the second year ADI teamed up with Mission 500, and the virtual event far exceeded the fundraising goal of $15,000....

ADI Global, Ken Gould, Mission 500, Rob Aarnes


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

MissionThumb

General News

Mission 500 opens noms for 2021 Corporate Responsibility and Humanitarian Awards

February 5, 2021SSN Staff

MIAMI, Fla.—Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and families in need across the U.S., is now accepting nominees for their 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award and 2021 Humanitarian Award. “2020 proved to be an especially challenging year, and perhaps even more stressful for many children and families already in need of assistance prior to the pandemic,” said Mission 500 Chairman Ken...

Giving Back, Mission 500


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

M500 Thumb

General News

Mission 500 Security 5K/2K virtual event raises $75K

October 26, 2020SSN Staff

PORTLAND, Maine—Mission 500 teamed up with ISC West during their online show earlier this month to stage a virtual 5K/2K Run/Walk that proved to be an “unexpected and overwhelming success” generating more than $75K in donations.   Mission 500 is a non-profit, charitable organization that works closely with the security industry to serve children and families in need across the U.S., so all donations will be used to provide needed relief to children and families across the...

Mission 500, Security 5k/2k


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

Mission 500 scores a hole-in-one for those in need

October 14, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

We here at Security Systems News were very excited to sponsor a highly successful golf outing that was recently held to benefit families in need and The New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation Children’s Camp. Mission 500’s successful event brought security professionals out for a day of golf that benefited families in need as well as helped The New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation Children’s Camp support those children badly injured in fires. The charity golf...

Ken Gould, Mission 500


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Mission 500 and COPS Monitoring team up to help children in need

General News

Mission 500 and COPS Monitoring team up to help children in need

September 8, 2020SSN Staff

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.—In what has become an annual event spearheaded by Mission 500, students at Crosspointe Elementary School in Boynton Beach, Fla., will once again have essential school supplies, provided by COPS Monitoring, thanks to the generous efforts of the “Back to School Backpack Event.” Different from the past six years, the COVID-19 pandemic dictated a format change from the norm. Rather than meeting in-person to assemble the backpacks and distributing them directly...

COPS Monitoring, Jim McMullen, Ken Gould, Mission 500


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Commercial

PSA announces corporate social responsibility program

August 14, 2020SSN Staff

WESTMINISTER, Colo.—To better its community as well as the low-voltage systems integration industry as a whole, PSA, which is focused on philanthropic giving, employee wellness and developing the next generation of industry leaders, launched its corporate social responsibility program. “Our employees have been the driving force in getting PSA involved in supporting our communities,” Bill Bozeman, CEO, PSA said in the announcement. “I’m constantly impressed by their willingness to jump...

Bill Bozeman, Corporate social responsibility, Mission 500, PSA, Ric McCullough, scholarship


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

Giving back is more important — and easier — than ever!

June 3, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

As my blog title says, giving back is more important — and easier — than ever! With all that is going on right now and so many out of work, or on furlough, or living on diminished wages, the need to give back to those who are less fortunate is becoming vitally important. And thanks to a new fundraising campaign from one of my favorite charitable organizations, Mission 500, it is easier than ever to raise money virtually, right there from your home, or out running, walking or biking. Mission...

Giving Back, M500 Club, Mission 500


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

Mission 500 launches M500 Club to drive participation in new virtual events

June 2, 2020SSN Staff

MIAMI, Fla.—Mission 500, a charitable non-profit organization engaging security professionals to assist families in crisis across the USA, is proud to announce the launch of its 2020 foundational fundraising campaign — the M500 Club.As the world has pivoted into a new sense of normalcy, Mission 500 is shifting its fundraising focus from live to virtual events, redirecting fundraising activities from corporate sponsorships to individuals with the goal of raising $500 each to support Mission...

fundraising, Giving Back, helping families, Kenneth Gould, M500 Club, Mission 500


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon