ZIVELO Foundation to Donate Kiosk Sale Proceeds to Hurricane Sandy Victims2 min read
Kiosk and digital signage manufacturer to donate $50 for every kiosk sold during the month of November to aid Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts by the American Red Cross.
Industry leading self-service technology provider, ZIVELO, announces today that it will be supporting Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts through its social outreach program, the ZIVELO Foundation. The company has committed to donate $50 to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund for Hurricane Sandy for every kiosk sold during the month of November.
From October 24th to October 29th 2012, Sandy, the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, devastated Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, and 24 states in the Eastern United States with winds spanning 1,100 miles and the death toll climbing above 180, with numbers still coming in. New Jersey and New York were hit particularly hard by the storm and preliminary loss estimates exceed $50 billion.
The American Red Cross is urging donors to support their efforts to provide shelter, food, emotional support, and other assistance to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. According to the organization, since their Sandy relief efforts began, they have:
- Dispatched more than 5,350 Red Cross staff and volunteers to operations from Virginia to Rhode Island
- Provided 92,500 shelter stays in over 250 Red Cross Shelters
- Served 1 million plus meals and snacks
- Distributed more than 60,200 personal items such as clean-up and hygiene kits
The Red Cross continues to focus their efforts on reaching as many people as possible and says that financial donations make the greatest and most immediate impact.
The ZIVELO Foundation, which is the philanthropic extension of the kiosk and digital signage manufacturing company, focuses on social, economic, and environmental growth and relief worldwide including initiatives such as planting 3 trees and donating rice in developing countries for every kiosk or digital sign sold. In response to the overwhelming destruction and loss of life caused by the hurricane, the ZIVELO Foundation is allocating its charitable donations to Sandy relief efforts through November 30th.
“My heart goes out to all who were lost or have been affected by this devastating natural disaster,” says Ziver Birg, founder and CEO of ZIVELO. “We want to help out in any way possible to get our east coast neighbors back on their feet and I encourage other businesses and organizations to do the same if they can. Every little bit helps.”
ZIVELO manufactures self-service kiosk and digital signage hardware and integrates turnkey software solutions utilizing a network of 100+ certified partners and resellers. The company’s solutions serve over 40 industries for clients ranging from the Fortune 100 to nearly every agency of the U.S. government, including Coca-Cola, CVS, The White House, and NASA. With over 250,000 square feet of manufacturing space throughout five facilities near Indianapolis as well as sales and marketing locations in Los Angeles, Denver, and Philadelphia, the company is one of the largest self-service technology providers in the world.
For more information about ZIVELO or the ZIVELO Foundation, please visit http://www.zivelo.com or direct inquiries to press [at] zivelo.com.