Dearborn, Mich. (ots-PRNewswire) - Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC),
a global leader in developing technology solutions for automotive
manufacturers, is sponsoring a unique, high-tech effort to help feed
hungry children around the world.
During the weeks of Nov. 13-19 and Dec. 4-10, The Visteon "See the
possibilities(TM)" Fund will be a sponsor of The Hunger Site
), an online vehicle for triggering corporate
donations to the United Nations World Food Programme, Mercy Corps and
America's Second Harvest. By visiting the Visteon Web site
), "donors" can link to The Hunger Site and "click"
to donate one cup of food for the hungry. Donors can visit the site
once a day, and each donation will be paid for by Visteon.
"We're asking our employees, suppliers, customers -- anyone who
would like to help feed the hungry -- to visit our Web site each day
next week and donate," said Susan Skerker, senior vice president of
Visteon Business Strategy and Corporate Relations. "We believe The
Hunger Site is a great way to use technology to help others, and we
applaud its innovation."
According to The United Nations Hunger Project, about 24,000
people die every day from hunger or hunger-related causes.
Three-fourths of the deaths are children under the age of five.
The Hunger Site is the world's first "click-to-donate" Web site
where so far, 101 million visitors have donated more than 198 million
cups of food to help feed the hungry. The donations are paid for by
The Hunger Site's sponsors, and are distributed to those in need by
the United Nations World Food Programme, Mercy Corps and America's
Second Harvest. Donations go to help people in more than 80
countries, including those in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Mid
East, Latin America and North America.
"Visteon's 'See the possibilities(TM)' Fund is about supporting
communities where we live and work," added Skerker. "Sponsoring this
initiative is important because it focuses on meeting the needs of
children -- a key ingredient in shaping the future of our global
The Visteon "See the possibilities(TM)" Fund was created in 1999
to enrich the lives of children and improve our environment by
supporting local, community based organizations that recognize and
meet the needs of their communities. The Fund is now active in 18
countries, and more than 68 teams of employees around the world are
empowered by Visteon to make funding decisions to support worthy
organizations in their community.
Visteon Corporation is a leading full-service supplier that
delivers consumer-driven technology solutions to automotive
manufacturers worldwide and through multiple channels within the
global automotive aftermarket. Visteon has a global delivery system
of more than 130 technical, manufacturing, sales, and service
facilities located in 23 countries. It has 81,000 employees working
in three business segments: Dynamics and Energy Conversion; Comfort,
Communication and Safety; and Glass.
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