In the spirit of the holidays, translation services company gives monetary donations to food banks and education non-profits
New York, NY, December, 11, 2012 – Acclaro, a premier translation services agency, gave back to three local non-profits where its U.S. offices are located. Chosen by Acclaro employees in the New York, Boston and San Francisco metro areas, each charity received a monetary donation to help improve the lives of its community members.
The Food Bank for Westchester, in New York state, distributes food to 225 frontline hunger-relief programs throughout the county and helps feed an estimated 200,000 children, seniors and family members who are hungry or at risk of hunger. They deliver 10 to 12 tons of food a day and more than 7 million pounds of food each year to Westchester residents.
The San Francisco Food Bank collects millions of pounds of food from growers, packers, processors, manufacturers, the USDA and grocery stores. The food collected supplies 400+ local nonprofit organizations, including over 200 neighborhood pantries, soup kitchens, senior centers, homeless shelters and youth programs. This year alone, 225,000 people have been nourished, 45 million pounds of food have been delivered, 100,000 meals have been distributed every day and 11,000 children have been served fresh, healthy snacks in the classroom each school day.
Jumpstart, based in Boston, is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community Corps members to serve preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Their curriculum helps children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late.
“We’re committed to our local communities and the non-profits that support our neighbors in need,” says Acclaro President Michael Kriz. “And in the spirit of the holidays, Acclaro has chosen to help these three exemplary organizations in their efforts to make Westchester Country, San Francisco and Boston a better place to live and work.”
Acclaro is an international translation and localization agency that helps the world’s leading brands succeed across cultures. With its global headquarters in New York and offices and affiliates in San Francisco, Boston, Buenos Aires, Bangkok, Tokyo and Paris, the agency translates websites, marketing campaigns, documents and software for global enterprises, giving clients an authentic voice in key language markets.