Ingram Micro Supports the Work of The Johnson Family's Mission 31 Foundation
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
PHOENIX, AZ--(October 9, 2018) – Ingram Micro is a
proud supporter of The Johnson Family’s Mission 31 Foundation, a non-profit led
by Arizona Cardinal running back David Johnson and his wife Meghan. The couple started the Foundation in 2017 with
the goal of making a positive difference for children who are undergoing
treatment for serious and life-threatening illnesses and their families.
foundation focuses on providing resources to seriously ill children and their
families through the “David’s Locker” program, which provides patients and
family members access to electronics during hospital visits. These technology
tools offer a portal for communication, educational resources, and diversion
during treatment and recovery. Stocked with Xbox One game consoles, Apple
iPads, Nintendo game consoles, headphones, and video games, the portable lockers
can be customized to meet the needs of individual patients and specific
Micro is committed to donating electronics for future David’s Lockers. The
company also provides fundraising event sponsorship and leadership insights
from Todd Zegers, vice president ITAD, Commerce & Lifecycle Services, who
serves on the foundation’s executive board.
foundation has already deployed two David’s Lockers - the first to Phoenix
Children’s Hospital in April and the second to Cardon Children’s Medical Center
in Mesa in September - and is planning to deploy an additional three lockers in
the Phoenix area by the end of 2019.
were initially inspired to get involved because there’s a clear need for
support services for children facing long hospital stays or undergoing
difficult treatments,” said Zegers. “The
Foundation’s goals are well aligned with Ingram Micro’s corporate values,
particularly those around social responsibility, community philanthropy, and learning. We believe in giving back to the community,
and our commitment to the Johnson Family’s Mission 31 Foundation offers an
excellent way to make a positive impact.”
Micro is both a Gold and Silver sponsor for the Foundation’s Agents of
Change fundraising event being held at on October 23rd at the Mountain
Shadows resort located in Paradise Valley, AZ.
David Johnson and many of his Arizona Cardinals teammates will mix and
mingle with supporters and attendees while enjoying a high-spirited cocktail
reception, fine cuisine, and exciting live and silent auctions.
encourage everybody in the Phoenix area to consider supporting this worthy
cause, whether through a sponsorship, by donating goods or services to the
silent auction, or by attending this or other events in the coming months,”
adds Zegers. Tickets
and sponsorships to the Agents of Change event can be purchased at davidjohnson31.org.
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