SCHAUMBURG, IL (November 15, 2013)—OMRON Foundation, Inc. made a donation to the World Food Program USA in the amount of $25,000 to assist the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
“We are deeply saddened by the devastating impact that Typhoon Haiyan has had on the Philippine people,” said Nigel Blakeway, Omron Foundation President and the CEO of Omron Management Center of America, Inc. “Omron Foundation wishes to support the efforts of the World Food Program USA to help provide immediate assistance and basic necessities to the families impacted by the storm.”
In addition to this donation, U.S. Omron employees are encouraged to support local relief efforts by making individual donations, which are matched by Omron Foundation within program guidelines.
About OMRON Foundation, Inc.
Founded in 1989, OMRON Foundation, Inc. (OFI) coordinates the charitable efforts of all OMRON offices in the US and Canada to achieve the greatest positive social impact. The Foundation is funded by OMRON’s subsidiaries in North America, which contribute a portion of sales revenue to the Foundation. The Foundation divides its charitable resources among organizations benefiting education, people with disabilities, cultural programs, health, and other social concerns including disaster relief. For further information, contact: Kevin Bulatek, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, at Omron Foundation, Inc., 55 Commerce Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173 U.S.A. Tel.: 1-224-520-7650 Fax: 1-224-520-7680.
Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a global leader in electronics manufacturing. Established in 1933 and headed by President & CEO Yoshihito Yamada, OMRON has nearly 36,000 employees around the world working to provide products and services to customers in a variety of fields, including industrial automation, safety products, electronic and mechanical components, automotive electronic components, oilfield and marine drive and control systems, social systems (ticket gate machines and traffic control) and healthcare. For more information, visit OMRON’s website at www.omron.com.