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Canon U.S.A. Stands in Support of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at Yankee Stadium

Friday, July 11, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

Annual Canon Promotional Night Shows Commitment to Protecting Our Children 

MELVILLE, N.Y. - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, hosted the Company's annual Promotional Night at Yankee Stadium on July 1 with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the New York Yankees. During a pre-game ceremony before the Yankees' game against Tampa Bay, Ana Tavares, vice president, Finance & Accounting, Canon U.S.A., presented John Walsh, co-founder of NCMEC and John Arnos, NCMEC advisor, with a check in the amount of $508,213, representing the cumulative total of monetary and product donations Canon assisted in raising in 2014. As part of the celebration, the first 18,000 fans that entered the stadium received a Canon and Yankees branded baseball cap.

"Each year we enjoy Canon Promotional Night at Yankee Stadium with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the New York Yankees because it is a night where we celebrate the efforts made to help bring missing children home," said Kotaro Fukushima, senior director and general manager, Corporate Communications, Canon U.S.A. "Canon has been a sponsor of NCMEC for over 15 years and is proud to continue to support their mission of reuniting children with their loved ones."

Photo credit: New York Yankees. All Rights Reserved.
From left to right: John Walsh, Shawn Kelley, Ana Tavares and John Arnos celebrate the 11thconsecutive year of Canon Promotional Night at Yankee Stadium and the strides that have been made to help keep our children safe.

"We're so grateful to Canon for its commitment to child safety and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children," said John Ryan, president and CEO, NCMEC. "They've been a dedicated partner for 17 years, providing technical and financial support that I know has helped save lives and reunite families, and I look forward to continuing that work with Canon by our side."

Since 1997, Canon and NCMEC have worked together to raise awareness about the issue of missing and exploited children through the Canon4Kids program. As part of the Canon4Kidsprogram, Canon has donated more than 2,200 pieces of equipment, including digital cameras, fax machines, printers and scanners, which have been distributed to law enforcement agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Guam. The program educates parents and guardians about how a current digital photograph is one of the most important tools to help locate a missing child.

For more information about the Canon4Kids program, visit www.usa.canon.com/Canon4Kids.

 

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