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Daymon Foundation Will Donate $4,000 To Support Associate-Nominated Charities

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Daymon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of global consumables retail leader Daymon Worldwide, announced today that it will award $4,000 in grants to four associate-nominated charities:   Voices Against Brain Cancer, Kids Against Hunger, United Way (San Antonio, TX) and Boys and Girls Clubs of America (Rochester, NY). 

Daymon Worldwide is a global leader in consumables retailing and private brand development pioneer.

As part of the foundation's mission to give back to communities where associates live and work, the Daymon Foundation Steering Committee reviews nominations of associate fundraising efforts and periodically awards grants to those nonprofits best aligned with the foundation's guiding principles. 

"We're thrilled to support these worthy global, national and community organizations thoughtfully selected by our associates," said Matthew Broder, Daymon Foundation President and Daymon Worldwide's Vice President of Corporate Communications.  "We look forward to continuing to recognize and support our associates' dedication to their communities and customers through future charitable contributions."

Organization Details:

  • Voices Against Brain Cancer, nominated by associates in Stamford, CT, is a national organization working to find a cure for brain cancer by advancing scientific research, increasing awareness with the medical community and supporting patients, their families and caregivers.
  • Kids Against Hunger, nominated by associates in Cincinnati, OH, packages highly nutritious, life-saving meals for starving and malnourished children and their families in the US and developing countries.
  • United Way, nominated by associates in San Antonio, TX, improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
  • The Boys and Girls Club of Rochester, NY, nominated by a local team of associates, provides youth development programs that enable young people to acquire the skills and qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders.

About The Daymon Foundation
The Daymon Foundation activates our company's commitment to giving back to communities where our associates live and work by offering direct grants and by serving as a catalyst for associates to engage with nonprofit causes.   The Daymon Foundation's strategic areas of focus support Daymon's company values and business goals in three key areas:  Hunger Relief and Nutrition to alleviate the impact of hunger and nutritional deficiencies through the distribution of food and water, educational programs and gardening initiatives; Health and Human Services by supporting healthy and successful lives through educational programs and initiatives related to health care, employment, and food safety as well as the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and Community Enrichment to support physical and educational needs through literacy programs, clothing drives and temporary housing.  For more information about the Daymon Foundation, please visit the Corporate Citizenship section of Daymon.com.

About Daymon Worldwide:
Daymon Worldwide is the global leader in consumables retailing. Through our renowned industry expertise in Private Brand building, experiential consumer marketing and innovative retail-driven services, we currently collaborate with more than 100 major retailers and nearly 6,000 manufacturers in 51 countries.  Daymon teams work directly with the world's leading suppliers and retailers to create and market ownable, differentiated brands in the marketplace that deliver exceptional value, drive consumer loyalty and profitable sales growth, and improve people's lives.  We currently handle more than 1,700 brands and approximately 165,000 individual SKUs globally. Founded in 1970, today Daymon has more than 39,000 highly trained and passionate associates worldwide, with offices located across six continents.  For more information, please visit www.daymon.com.

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Daymon Worldwide                                            
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P: 203-352-7859                                                 

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