Ridgefield, NJ – WYNIT Distribution participated in the Mission 500 Security Industry Charity Softball Game on September 12 at Overpeck County Park to help children in need from across the US and in the South Bronx Region. Mission 500 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis.

The Mission 500 Security Industry Charity Softball Game brings together over 38 companies from across the security industry including WYNIT Suppliers Samsung and Pelco. Each company sponsored a different aspect of the event. Participants divided into two teams—the Protection Pirates and the Security Sluggers

According to Mission 500 organizer, George Fletcher, the event raised $75,000 that will power over $900,000 worth of items like school supplies, warm clothing, soap, shampoo, books, and diapers to children in the US.

The event is a time for the industry to come together in pursuit of a greater good. “Mission 500’s Security Industry Softball Game is a great reminder of how we can positively impact others’ lives when we work together as a security industry,” WYNIT Vice President Rick Slagle said. “We are fortunate to have partners like Samsung and a great organization like Mission 500 with which to work to provide supplies to children and communities in crisis.”

WYNIT Distribution sent two representatives to the take part in the event. WYNIT Distribution Sales Champion Bill Bowles served as the event’s umpire, “Being involved in the Mission 500 Softball game was extremely fun and gratifying. I am passionate about donating time and talents to invest in underprivileged children. I look forward to volunteering again next year and when possible!” Angel Miranda, WYNIT Security Account Manager, also played for one of the teams in the event, “My favorite part of the experience was realizing the impact that a few companies could have on so many kids in need of school supplies and everyday essentials. It was really cool to see competitors work together for one cumulative goal of giving back to the community.”

WYNIT Distribution, LLC is committed to community service and actively participates in its local communities. “We can help others in many ways ranging from supporting cultural events to volunteering to mentor youth” Slagle said.

About WYNIT Distribution

WYNIT is a leading North American distributor of products from the top brands in the consumer electronics, photo, wide format printing, security and outdoor leisure and adventure industries. With headquarters in North Syracuse, New York, the company serves a wide range of customers ranging from large national retailers to independent resellers through dedicated business units and strategically located distribution facilities in the U.S. and Canada. Founded in 1987 WYNIT Distribution, LLC’s mission is to improve the competitive position of its customers and suppliers. For more information, call WYNIT at 1-800-GO-WYNIT or visit wynit.com.

Mission 500 Security Industry Charity Softball Game

Mission 500 Security Industry Charity Softball Game    Mission 500 Security Industry Charity Softball Game