Juniper Networks Foundation Fund Donates $100,000 for Tsunami Recovery
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2005 - Community Foundation Silicon Valley announced today that the Juniper Networks Foundation Fund has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross International Disaster Response Fund to aid the victims of the recent Bay of Bengal tsunamis. The donation was allocated through the Community Foundation Silicon Valley.
"As a global company with employees, partners and customers in Asia, we want to help provide resources to address the immediate and longer-term needs of the victims, their families and the communities impacted," said Scott Kriens, chairman and CEO, Juniper Networks. "Juniper Networks is grateful to the many people and organizations who are working to address the urgent needs in the region."
Juniper Networks is also matching employee donations to relief efforts. The company matches donations of up to $1,000 per employee per year.
"Juniper Networks Foundation Fund has a strong history of philanthropy both locally and internationally. This support to aid the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunamis is further evidence of their commitment to the global community," said Peter Hero, president of Community Foundation Silicon Valley.
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