Mitsubishi Electric Elevator & Escalator staff walk to raise $12,000
CYPRESS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Elevator & Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., headquartered in Cypress, California, and the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation have proudly donated $12,000 to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.
The donation is the result of a combination of efforts. A physical Walk, Run or Step for Wellness activity challenge encouraging division staff members and their friends and families to log at least 250 hours of exercise during National Volunteer Month in April. Participants could run, walk, bike or exercise outside or inside the home. Following the challenge, and with the goal exceeded, the Elevator & Escalator Division’s Lift Well-Being committee and the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation contributed for a combined donation of $12,000 to Feeding America.
“We are proud of our employees for sweating it out to support this cause during such an uncertain time,” said Erik Zommers, senior vice president and general manager for the Elevator & Escalator Division. “We are grateful to all who participated and are pleased to have the opportunity to support an organization that serves vulnerable members of our community.”
Feeding America is the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States, providing meals to more than 40 million people each year through a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs.
For more information about Mitsubishi Electric elevators and escalators, visit www.MitsubishiElevator.com.
About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator & Escalator Division
Headquartered in Cypress, California, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator and Escalator Division sells, installs, modernizes, and services elevators and escalators. The division is recognized as an industry leader in product quality, reliability, and preventive maintenance programs. “Quality in Motion™” is inherent in the division’s best in class products and people. Quality is at the division’s core. The products differentiate themselves through the smooth ride, leading edge technology, and unmatched reliability. The commitment continues over the life of the product through the division’s intensive service program that maximizes uptime of vertical transportation. Additional information is available at www.MitsubishiElevator.com or 714/220-4700.
In addition to elevators and escalators, Mitsubishi Electric US group companies’ principal businesses include cooling and heating products, semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, factory automation products and services, electric utility products, and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. Mitsubishi Electric US group companies have 38 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees.
About Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
The Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, based in the Washington, DC area, was established in 1991 by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and the Mitsubishi Electric U.S. companies, which produce, sell and distribute a wide range of consumer, industrial, commercial and professional electronics products. The Foundation has contributed more than $17 million to organizations that are empowering young people with disabilities to lead more inclusive and productive lives. To learn more, visit www.MEAF.org.
Katie Sikorski, LMO