BOCA RATON, FL – August 2, 2016 – COPS Monitoring, the leading provider of professional monitoring services in the United States, announced it will team up once again with Mission 500 August 10th & 12th to give back to its local community by providing school supplies and employment opportunities.
“We are so proud to once again be partnering with COPS and Mission 500,” said Crosspointe Elementary School’s Principal Annmarie Dilbert. “They are filling a huge need for our students and their families by providing a backpack full of school supplies to every Crosspointe Elementary student. Crosspointe is classified as a Title I school, which means many of our parents have to choose between buying essential items for school and every day necessities such as food, clothing, or rent.”
This year, multinational security software company Segware, and ALAS (Latin American Security Association) will join COPS in donating the assortment of age-appropriate school supplies, including notebooks, scissors, crayons, pens, pencils, erasers, rulers, and other essentials to help make this school year a success. On August 10th, COPS will be opening its doors to its customers (local independent alarm dealers) and the community to help the COPS Team load the school supplies into 600 brand new colorful backpacks to be distributed to every student during the Crosspointe Elementary back to school bash on Friday, August 12th.
“It is important to help fill the immediate need of providing children with the school supplies that will give them the ability to start the school year off right,” said Jim McMullen, President & COO of COPS Monitoring. “We also hope to positively affect our community in a lasting way by offering stable employment and benefits. To stay ahead of the demands of our aggressive growth, COPS is continually looking for individuals who have a great attitude and the desire to play a role in safeguarding millions of alarm subscribers.”
In addition to school supplies, each backpack will go home with a note to the parents and guardians announcing employment opportunities and benefits at COPS Monitoring’s Boca Raton office, just seven miles from Crosspointe Elementary. “To have such generous business partners is a true blessing,” continued Principal Dilbert. “We are also grateful for the community bond they are helping create with possible sustainable employment with companies like COPS. We are ecstatic to have such a generous extended family!”
Jeff Eichenlaub, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Mission 500 said, “We love the forward thinking of COPS Monitoring. Not only do they work to meet the tangible need of students by giving them the tools to succeed, they also realize one of the best ways to help a child in need is to help provide security for their family through solid employment.”
COPS Monitoring will assemble the school kits on Wednesday, August 10th from 10AM to 3PM. COPS Dealers and community members interested in assisting can find address and information at: copsmonitoring.com/Community/FL/2016.