SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottsdale businessman and CEO Jason Hope of Jawa is pleased to announce his donation to the City of Phoenix Salvation Army, enabling hundreds of southwest Valley children to receive Christmas presents. Hope's funds will go towards the Salvation Army's toy drive, which until today was lacking donations.
"After reading about the Salvation Army's overwhelming need for toys and how donations have been considerably down this year, I knew I had to help. I'm proud and hopeful that I can make a difference for the kids in my community, by ensuring they wake up on Christmas morning with a gift under the tree," said Jason Hope.
Having grown up in Arizona, Hope is passionate about philanthropy and charitable giving with a major focus on the Phoenix-area. Currently, he is CEO of Jawa, a leading software and interactive media firm.
About Jason Hope
Jason Hope of Jawa is an entrepreneur, based in Scottsdale, AZ, with a passion for philanthropy focusing on education, disease cure, scientific research and biotechnology. An Arizona native, Hope is a strong supporter of local educational programs that encourage learning inside and out of the classroom as well as those organizations that have a significant impact on disease prevention, control and cures. Hope has worked with the Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Desert Mountain States Chapter, The Tony Hawk Foundation, The Andre Agassi Foundation, True Colors Fund, The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, Family Health International, Worldwide Orphans Foundation, T Gen Foundation, Teach for America Phoenix, International Foundation for Education and Self Help and the Arizona Science Center, where he is a member of the Director's Circle.
Founded in 2005, Jawa develops software and media solutions enabling people to stay connected to information, entertainment, and communities while on the go. Jawa is a privately held company headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ. For more information on Jawa, visit http://www.jawa.com.
SOURCE Jason Hope of Jawa