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Mission 500's 11th Annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser set for ISC West

January 9, 2020SSN Staff

MIAMI, Fla.—Mission 500 is excited to announce this year's Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2020 will be held on Thursday, March 19th. The event will be located at 2601 East Sunset Road, in Las Vegas, NV and will benefit children and families in need across the United States. Registration to participate in this year's event is open and can be accessed by visiting www.security5kreg.com. For those who are unable to attend or participate in the physical event, you can sign up and donate as...

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On The Editor's Desk

Brinks Home Security teaming with Mission 500 for annual 5K

October 2, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Brinks Home Security is teaming with Mission 500 for the company's fourth annual Brinks Home Security 5K on Saturday, Oct.19, 2019, in Farmers Branch, Texas. Proceeds from this year's event will benefit children attending Farmers Branch Elementary, Habitat for Humanity Dallas, and children living in poverty across the United States. Last year's Brinks Home Security 5K raised more than $52,000 and benefitted children at Farmers Branch Elementary, in addition to helping families displaced by the Northern...

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Mission 500 Security Softball Game raises more than $40k

September 18, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

It probably wasn't the best idea for me — physically speaking, that is — to try and play 7 innings (no snickering!) of softball this past Sunday in support of the Mission 500 Security Softball Game, held on a beautiful day in Overpeck Park, New Jersey. SecuritySoftball2019-NEW.jpg That realization was driven home (no pun intended) late in the game when I had to score all the way from first base, which is tougher than it sounds (again, no snickering). As I high-fived my teammates...

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Security pros team up for Mission 500's Florida Backpack Event

July 31, 2019SSN Staff

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.—Students at Crosspointe Elementary School in Boynton Beach, Fla. will once again have essential school supplies, provided by the Mission 500 annual “Back to School Backpack Event.”This year's event will take place at Crosspointe Elementary on Aug. 9 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Security industry professionals, along with their family and friends, will participate in the activity to help assemble 700 backpacks filled with school supplies that Mission 500 will donate...

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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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Enrollment now open for Mission 500's 10th anniversary Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2019

February 7, 2019SSN Staff

MIAMI—This year marks the 10th anniversary of Mission 500's Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West to help children and families in need across the U.S. Registration to participate in this year's event, scheduled for April 11 at 7:30 a.m., is now open. Click here to register.For those who are unable to attend the event but wish to donate or sign up as a virtual runner can do so by clicking here.“The Mission 500 Security 5k/2k has been successful over the past nine years, raising over $110,000...

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Mission 500 exceeds 2018 goals with higher expectations for 2019

January 9, 2019SSN Staff

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and communities in severe need across the U.S., made some amazing strides this year raising funds through a number of events that were held throughout the year.“Over the course of 2018, through the generosity of numerous corporate and individual sponsors over 6,000 children received Mission 500 Care Packs, thousands of industry volunteers donated their time in a...

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Monitoring Matters

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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