MEDIA ALERT: Making a Difference in the Local Community, Samsung Employees Put Their Athletic and Safety Skills to the Test on Day of Service

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics North America:

             

WHAT:

Bocce ball is in season at Special Olympics, and Samsung employees
are teaming up with the athletes for a fun day of play and giving
back on the company’s fourth semiannual Day of Service. Special
Olympics is a nonprofit with chapters nationwide providing training
and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual
disabilities. Special Olympics Texas holds more than 300
competitions on local, regional and state levels.
 

Other Samsung employees will spend the day at American Red Cross
to help assemble comfort kits for survivors of natural disasters
and wash and fix up emergency response vehicles.

 
Across the country, more than 4,000 Samsung employees are donating
approximately 16,000 hours of service to more than 50 organizations.
Since Samsung’s first Day of Service in October 2014, our employees
have donated a total of more than 45,000 hours of service to 65
organizations nationwide.
 
At Samsung, we believe in being an active corporate citizen,
investing in the communities where we work and live. Our employees
power our drive to make the world a better place. During our
semiannual Day of Service, our offices across the country – from New
Jersey to Texas to California – close and our employees spend time
supporting local and national charities and organizations.
 

WHEN:

Friday, May 13, 2016
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
 

WHERE:

Special Olympics: Foxboro Park, Richardson, TX
American Red Cross: 4800 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX
 

WHO:

Available for Interviews:

Justin Denison, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing

Nicholas Dicarlo, Vice President of Product Marketing and
Product Innovation

Donovan Kitamura, Corporate Partnerships Officer at
American Red Cross

 

ASSETS:

Photos and video available at http://smsng.news/1rI81fg

 

RSVP:

Interested credited media must RSVP to:

 
Amanda Staab
Samsung Electronics America
201.310.6698

 

amanda.staab@sea.samsung.com

 
Jessica Dunten
Allison+Partners
646-428-0610

SamsungDoS@allisonpr.com

 

About Samsung Electronics North America

Samsung Electronics North America (NAHQ), based in Ridgefield Park, NJ,
is an arm of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company markets a broad
range of award-winning consumer electronics, information systems, and
home appliance products, as well as oversees all of Samsung’s North
American brand management including Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
and Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. As a result of its commitment to
innovation and unique design, Samsung is one of the most decorated
brands in the electronics industry. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com
and for the latest Samsung news, please visit news.samsung.com/us
and follow on Twitter @SamsungNewsUS.

Contacts

Samsung Electronics America
Amanda Staab, 201-310-6698
amanda.staab@sea.samsung.com
or
Allison+Partners
Jessica
Dunten, 646-428-0610
SamsungDoS@allisonpr.com