Hikvision contributes to Mission 500 project in Puerto Rico

SP&T Staff
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Image courtesy Mission 500
Image courtesy Mission 500
Hikvision employees are among those who raised funds for a Mission 500 project in Puerto Rico, helping a family to rebuild their home after it was damaged by a hurricane.

The company said it raised $2,790 for the project, and three Hikvision employees joined 18 other security industry professionals on the November service trip to Ponce, Puerto Rico.

For three days, the group worked alongside family members to repair their home, which was severely damaged more than a year ago during Hurricane Maria. The group replaced a roof and exterior walls, repaired plumbing, cut and removed downed trees, and also provided cleaning supplies, groceries, as well as toys for the family's children.

"Hikvision employees found it extremely rewarding to work with Mission 500 and other security industry professionals to contribute to a new beginning for this family. Corporate social responsibility is a company value at Hikvision," said Alex Asnovich, Hikvision Senior Director, Global Public Affairs, and Head of Marketing for North America, in a statement.

Mission 500 is a nonprofit organization that works with the security industry to serve the needs of children and communities in crisis. An active partner of Mission 500, Hikvision employees in 2018 participated in the third annual Mission 500 Hockey Classic in February in Toronto and the Security 5K/2K at ISC West in April. This month, Hikvision is spearheading a Mission 500 project to provide school and hygiene supplies to students at Title 1 schools in East Hartford, Conn.

The fourth annual Mission 500 Hockey Classic will be held Feb. 21, 2019 in Toronto.


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