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The Salvation Army Sends $1.1 Million To Fight Surging Cases of COVID-19 in India

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:41pm

b'ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TheSalvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) is sending $1.1 million to help combat the deadly surge of COVID-19 in India.

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  • b'ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TheSalvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) is sending $1.1 million to help combat the deadly surge of COVID-19 in India.
  • "We simply could not look on without action while the people of India suffer through a heartbreaking surge of pandemic poverty and loss of lives.
  • "\nThe Salvation Army will immediately put the $1.1 million to use in the provision of services including:\nAs of May 4, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports a total of 20,282,833 COVID-19 cases in India and an increase of 357,229 cases in the most recent 24-hour period.
  • In the first-ever listing of "America\'s Favorite Charities" byThe Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country\'s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit.

Robotic Assistance Devices Welcomes Christopher Almonrode, CPP, as Vice President Security & Industry

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:42pm

b'Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc., (OTCPK:AITX), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) is pleased to announce the hiring of Christopher Almonrode , CPP, as Vice President Security & Industry.

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  • b'Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc., (OTCPK:AITX), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) is pleased to announce the hiring of Christopher Almonrode , CPP, as Vice President Security & Industry.
  • Prior to joining RAD, Almonrode was a consultant with CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, supporting dozens of Fortune 500 companies and their security solutions.
  • Prior to CBRE, he spent several years with G4S (now Allied Universal), managing a team of over 900 helping clients improve security and control costs.
  • Through its next-generation robotic product offerings, AITX\xe2\x80\x99s RAD and RAD-M companies help organizations streamline operations, increase ROI and strengthen business.

Allied Universal Acquires G4S plc; Creating A Global Integrated Security Services Leader

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 7:22am

"This is truly a very significant moment in Allied Universal's history," said Steve Jones, Chairman & CEO of Allied Universal.

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  • "This is truly a very significant moment in Allied Universal's history," said Steve Jones, Chairman & CEO of Allied Universal.
  • Allied Universal remains committed to security excellence and to being thought leaders in the security industry, focused on raising standards of professionalism.
  • Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business.
  • G4S is a leading global security company, specializing in the provision of security services and solutions to customers.

DGAP-News: Allied Universal: Allied Universal(R) Hires Chief Merger & Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy & Investor Relations

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 9:01am

SANTA ANA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2021 / Allied Universal (R), a leading security and facility services company in North America, recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as Chief Merger & Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy & Investor Relations.

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  • SANTA ANA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2021 / Allied Universal (R), a leading security and facility services company in North America, recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as Chief Merger & Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy & Investor Relations.
  • Beregovsky will be leading Allied Universal's global merger and acquisition activities and will also play a key role in the upcoming acquisition and integration of G4S.
  • "This is truly an exciting time to join Allied Universal as the company sits at the forefront of remarkable international expansion.
  • Prior to that, he worked at Thomas H. Lee Partners and at Banc of America Securities' Leveraged Acquisition Finance Group.

Serco Awarded Contract to Deliver Base Services for Department of National Defence Canada worth up to $1.5 Billion

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 12:26pm

Under the contract, Serco will continue to perform the majority of the non-military operation and maintenance functions at this base, located in Central Labrador.

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  • Under the contract, Serco will continue to perform the majority of the non-military operation and maintenance functions at this base, located in Central Labrador.
  • Serco isdelightedtohave been awarded the new contract for 5 Wing Goose Bay SiteSupportServices.
  • Serco Canada Services delivers military base services, logistics support, air traffic control, NAVAIDS O&M, and facilities management solutions to defence and national security customers.
  • Serco Canada Marine provides complex ship and submarine design, naval architecture, marine engineering, and complex project management.

Serco Awarded $600 Million IDIQ Contract with Initial $153 Million Delivery Order to Provide Technology Support Services to U.S. Navy

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 1:59pm

The eight-year, single-award IDIQ contract has a five-year base period and one three-year option period with a contract ceiling value of $600 million.

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  • The eight-year, single-award IDIQ contract has a five-year base period and one three-year option period with a contract ceiling value of $600 million.
  • The IDIQ award was also issued with a five-year task order with a total value of $153 million, if all option years are exercised.
  • Through this contract, Serco will provide full lifecycle sustainment of AT/FP assets at Navy installations worldwide.
  • About Serco Inc.: Serco Inc. is a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services.

The Salvation Army Continues to Do the Most Good One Year After the Start of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 9:10am

The most requested service was food assistance, and due to its grassroots structure, The Salvation Army was able to modify operations to meet urgent need in creative and localized ways.

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  • The most requested service was food assistance, and due to its grassroots structure, The Salvation Army was able to modify operations to meet urgent need in creative and localized ways.
  • Additionally, the Army hosted PPE drives and provided free childcare so first responders could better focus on the fight against the pandemic.
  • The Salvation Army launched a national phone hotline (the Hope Hotline) to provide people with emotional and spiritual care.
  • The Salvation Army annually helps more than 30 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Makes Significant Donation to The Salvation Army

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:27pm

"Since last March, The Salvation Army has been hard at work serving the increase of people in need as a result of the economic and emotional impact of the pandemic," said Commissioner Kenneth G. Hodder, National Commander of The Salvation Army.

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  • "Since last March, The Salvation Army has been hard at work serving the increase of people in need as a result of the economic and emotional impact of the pandemic," said Commissioner Kenneth G. Hodder, National Commander of The Salvation Army.
  • "Through donors like Dr. Buzz Aldrin, we're able to continue providing support to those most affected by the pandemic.
  • Donations made to The Salvation Army provide programs and services to more than 23 million people each year.
  • The donation to The Salvation Army adds to the growing list of support efforts for COVID-19 victims that Dr. Aldrin has led.

The Salvation Army receives generous donation of 3,000 brand new winter coats from Hilco Global and continued support from The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 12:01am

UNION, N.J., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hilco Global, a Chicago-based financial services firm, has donated 3,000 brand new winter coats to The Salvation Army New Jersey Division with support from The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.

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  • UNION, N.J., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hilco Global, a Chicago-based financial services firm, has donated 3,000 brand new winter coats to The Salvation Army New Jersey Division with support from The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.
  • Individuals in need of a winter coat should contact their local Salvation Army for more information about coat distribution dates.
  • To help ensure that The Salvation Army can continue to provide vital services throughout New Jersey, supporters can donate online at www.SalvationArmyNJ.org .
  • The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services.

2020 Proves No Match for Americans' Generosity

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:46pm

Thanks to the generous support of the American public, contributions to The Salvation Army during the 2020 holiday campaign increased 27% year-over-year, raising more than $557.3 million in much-needed funding.

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  • Thanks to the generous support of the American public, contributions to The Salvation Army during the 2020 holiday campaign increased 27% year-over-year, raising more than $557.3 million in much-needed funding.
  • To combat the challenges, the organization began its holiday fundraising campaign earlier than ever, encouraging people to give in safe and simple ways.
  • Instead, so many reached into their hearts and pockets to meet record levels of need with tremendous generosity."
  • Their generosity raised $65.5 million for people in need of the $118.9 million raised in total at the red kettles across the country.