DALLAS, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services, today announced its Live United™ campaign produced more than $81,000 in contributions for United Way. Approximately 25% of Securus' associates participated in the campaign with contributions averaging $412 per individual. Also, the company not only surpassed its annual fundraising goal of $80,000, but also topped last year's gifts by more than $10,000.
"Securus Technologies values the community impact made by United Way and their partner agencies," said Richard Smith, President and CEO of Securus. "It is our hope that these contributions will help those in need build a good life – in which one can achieve a quality education that leads to a stable job, have enough income to support a family, and live in good health."
For more than 100 years, United Way has been the leader and trusted partner in enhancing lives, tackling key social issues, and making a lasting impact in communities across our nation—and the world. The organization's current focus is designed to improve education, help people achieve financial stability, and promote healthy lives. By mobilizing communities to advance the common good, the organization drives these ambitious goals forward.
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,400 correctional facilities and over 850,000 inmates nationwide. A recognized leader in providing comprehensive, innovative technical solutions and responsive customer service, Securus' sole focus is the specialized needs of the corrections and law enforcement communities. Securus is headquartered in Dallas, TX, with regional offices in Carrollton and Allen, TX and Atlanta, GA. For more information please visit the Securus website at www.securustech.net.
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