ATLANTA, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TRX, Inc. (www.trx.com), a global leader in travel data and technology, today announced an ongoing volunteer partnership with Open Hand Atlanta.
Kicking off this week, TRX and its employees will support the local community and Open Hand's mission by volunteering on a monthly basis to help package and deliver thousands of meals for the organization's clients, who include homebound seniors, and underserved individuals battling chronic or critical illness. The company also plans to support the organization through annual employee-driven fundraising campaigns and event volunteer opportunities.
"We are so fortunate to have a corporate partner, such as TRX, support our mission on so many levels," said Open Hand Executive Director Matt Pieper. "We feed off the enthusiasm and compassion that the TRX team brings to our kitchen – it's obvious they know the work they are doing is incredibly meaningful and that it makes a tremendous impact in our community."
Open Hand's mission is to help people prevent or better manage chronic disease through Comprehensive Nutrition Care™, which combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education as a means to reinforce the connection between informed food choices and improved quality of life. Open Hand prepares and delivers nearly 5,000 meals every day throughout 17 Georgia counties.
"It's important for our company to extend the positive impact we can provide beyond the businesses we work with in the Atlanta community," said TRX President and CEO David Cathcart. "The work done by Open Hand is inspiring. Supporting a great cause that addresses issues that touch so many of our lives in our community is a great way for TRX and our employees to give back locally."
ABOUT TRX, Inc.
TRX, Inc. is a global leader in data, software and solutions, primarily in the travel industry. TRX solutions help the world's top corporations, travel agencies and governments save money and increase efficiency. TRX technology adds visibility and value to travel programs through data intelligence, process automation, outsourcing, and a host of related software and mobile solutions. For more information on TRX products and services, visit www.trx.com or call +1 (404) 929-6100.
About Open Hand
Open Hand, commemorating its 25th year of service to the community, has grown to become the nation's largest community-based provider of home-delivered meals and nutrition education. Open Hand has provided nearly 25 million nutritious, medically-appropriate meals and improved the quality of life for thousands of homebound seniors and underserved individuals struggling with or at risk for chronic or critical illness in the Atlanta metropolitan area. For more details visit, www.openhandatlanta.org.
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