Northrop Grumman's Azusa Campus Brightens the Holiday Season for Children in Need
AZUSA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Azusa campus recently concluded its 17th Annual Holiday Shoe Box Gift Project drive, collecting more than 1,450 shoe boxes for the Kid's Stuff U.S.A. program sponsored by Feed The Children, an international, nonprofit relief organization.
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The shoe boxes were filled with holiday gift items for children ranging from infants to teenagers and included clothing, toys, games, books, dolls and personal care products.
"Northrop Grumman's corporate citizenship program recognizes the importance of providing support to our local communities," said Anne Ostroff, vice president of Northrop Grumman's Azusa Operations. "By donating their time and resources, employees here at Azusa and across the company exemplify the true meaning of giving back to their communities by participating in worthwhile programs such as this throughout the entire year."
Feed The Children representatives Jenifer Gonzales, Amber Lara and Jose Pozos were on hand to present Northrop Grumman a certificate of appreciation recognizing the employees' generosity and hard work.
Since the inception of the company's Holiday Shoe Box Gift Project in 1997, more than 20,500 shoe boxes have been filled with gifts for needy children and distributed by Feed The Children to those in need locally and across the United States.
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