DULUTH, Ga.– April 07, 2016—-NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, is excited to partner with hometown customer, Atlanta Falcons, and future neighbor, Georgia Tech, to bring curb appeal and make improvements to the Salvation Army Bellwood Boys & Girls Club near Mercedes-Benz Stadium, future home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United.
Atlanta Falcons players Ricardo Allen and Paul Worrilow, Freddie the Falcon, cheerleaders and staff will work with more than 100 NCR employees and Georgia Tech students on Friday, April 8, 2016 to beautify a garden and paint inside. Additionally, the volunteers will host a football clinic and play games with the children. Nutritionists from the nearby Atlanta Community Food Bank will host a nutrition class, instructing the children how to make healthy snacks.
“We are so grateful for the opportunity to partner with NCR and the Falcons in this beautification project of The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Atlanta – Bellwood Club,” says Leisa Smith, executive director, Salvation Army, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Atlanta. “The time and dedication given means a lot to the community and even more to the children.”
“Giving back to the communities where we live and work has always been in our DNA,” added NCR Executive Sponsor Marija Zivanovic-Smith, vice president, corporate marketing & public affairs, and chief of staff, office of the chairman and CEO. “Our entire team takes pride in NCR’s rich 132-year history of community service and iNCRedible employee culture. That’s why we’re so excited to partner with Bellwood Boys & Girls Club alongside Georgia Tech to make a lasting impact on Atlanta’s Westside.”
About Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Atlanta currently has three unit operations, is a member of the Salvation Army Metro Atlanta, and is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the United Way of Metro Atlanta. The purpose of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to provide youth development services and to promote the health, physical, social, educational, vocational and character development of boys and girls.
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables more than 550 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier.
NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia with over 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.