Miami, FL (July 2, 2019) – Mission 500 has announced that its fifth annual security industry softball game fundraiser will take place on Sunday, September 15, 2019. This year’s event will be held from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Overpeck County Park. A HomeRun Derby will officially kick off the event, which will be held at 199 Challenger Road in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.

We are excited to celebrate our fifth anniversary this year,” said Tom Nolan, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Mission 500. “We are fortunate to have had amazing industry support over the past five years, and we look forward to reaching our $50,000 goal this year.”

Sponsorships are available between $500 and $5,000. Companies contributing more than $500 will have the option to designate one player to team and companies contributing more than $2,500 will have the option to designate two. Participation in the HomeRun Derby is a $15 donation.

This year’s sponsors include: Altronix, Anixter, Axis Communications, Beacon Protection, Dahua USA, DMP, ESA New Jersey Chapter, ISC Events, Ken Gould Consulting, LRG Marketing, M2M Services, Napco StarLink, Rapid Response, ScanSource, Security Sales & Integration, Security Systems News, and Security Today.

Those who are unable to attend the event, but would still like to donate, can do so by clicking here.

In 2018, individuals from 40 companies (along with their children) participated and helped raise more than $48,000. “This event is such a great way to help those who are in severe poverty; who need our help,” said Ken Gould, Mission 500 Chairman and owner, KJG Consulting. “We encourage everyone to come out and have a great time with their colleagues and peers, all while supporting kids and families across the United States.”

In addition to participating in this event, security industry volunteers will participate in a Habitat for Humanity service project on Saturday, September 14, in Paterson, NJ.

Security industry professionals can also support Mission 500 in a variety of other ways, including volunteering to help with the Security 5K/2K at ISC West or making financial donations. All donations are tax-deductible and can be made with major credit cards and American Express loyalty points.

For game sponsorship opportunities, the chance to play on a team and go to bat for children in need, or to participate in the Habitat for Humanity service project, please contact Tom Nolan at tnolan@mission500.org, or call 516.903.7291.

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Nicole Milillo/LRG Marketing                            
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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. For more information on individual or corporate contributions, volunteering and sponsorships, please visit mission500.org or contactTom Nolan at tnolan@mission500.org.