Mission 500 Provides Farmers Branch Elementary Students with 600 Care Packs

Dallas, TX (November 12, 2019) – Brinks Home Securityä hosted their fourth annual 5K run/walk on October 19, 2019; teaming with Mission 500 as the benefiting charity. The day before the race, more than 600 School Refill Packs were assembled for local students attending Farmers Branch Elementary School. In addition, twenty-five Brinks Home Security employee volunteers helped build homes for the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity Project which benefited local families in need.

New this year was a virtual run/walk which allowed individuals to participate who did not live in the nearby area or could not attend the event. Overall the event raised $43,000 which will benefit children across the United States, as well as, local elementary students and those in need.  

We’re proud to sponsor and host this event for the fourth straight year. By partnering with Mission 500 we have expanded our reach, benefiting not only the local community, but also the state and national level,” said Jeff Gardner, President and CEO of Brinks Home Security. “We look forward to another successful event in 2020.”

The event was held at Brink Home Security’s headquarters in Farmers Branch, Texas.  Geoffrey Kipchumba won in the male category with the fastest course time of 14:21. Ivy Kibet won the women’s group with a time of 16:01. Race results for all participants can be found at: http://mychiptime.com/searchevent.php?id=12459

A special thank you to our participating corporate sponsors this year: Brinks Home Security (Main Event Sponsor), Cyber Group and Parieda (Platinum), Allata and Skyline Security (Gold), USI and Cigna (Silver), and The Richards Group, Performance Award Center and Trost Marketing (Bronze).

For more information on Mission 500 or on how to become involved in supporting Mission 500, contact Tom Nolan at tnolan@mission500.org.

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About Ascent Capital Group and Brinks Home Security
Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASCMA) is a holding company whose primary subsidiary operates as Brinks Home Security™, one of the largest home security and alarm monitoring companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Dallas –Fort Worth area, Brinks Home Security secures approximately 1 million residential and commercial customers through highly responsive, simple security solutions backed by expertly trained professionals. The company has the nation’s largest network of independent authorized dealers –providing products and support to customers in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico –as well as direct-to-consumer sales of DIY and professionally installed products. To learn more, visit brinkshome.com

About Mission 500
Mission 500 is a nonprofit organization that works closely with the security industry to serve the needs of children and communities in crisis here in the U.S. Mission 500 exists to advocate for children living in severe poverty, inspire and act as a catalyst in the security industry for excellence in corporate social responsibility, and mobilize volunteers and resource to make a tangible difference for children and families living in poverty in the U.S. Since inception of their 501c3 status in 2016, the industry has helped produce 40,000+ meals, assemble care packs filled with essential hygiene items for 2,200 families, and distribute more than 10,000 book bags filled with school supplies to students attending Title One schools.