Two winning nonprofits receive office technology makeovers valued at $35,000
Tampa, FL -- Milner, Inc., a technology company and full-service provider of innovative office solutions, has just announced the winners of the company sponsored “Technology JumpStart Your Nonprofit” contest to provide technology makeovers to two nonprofit groups located in Tampa Bay area.
After a total of 44,000 online votes from passionate supporters were tallied, the winning organizations were Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation and Humane Society of Pinellas. Both organizations were selected by public voting for a nonprofit with 15 or less employees and 16 or more employees, respectively.
Each winner, one from each voting category, will receive an office technology makeover designed to improve the efficiency of the nonprofit by enhancing its technological capabilities. Representatives from Milner will visit the offices of both winners to do a thorough assessment of their current situation and tailor a custom makeover to fulfill their specific technology needs.
The makeovers, worth a combined value of $35,000, may include, but are not limited to: IT consulting, network support and equipment, document management solutions, telephony equipment and services, multifunction printers, and other solutions designed to enhance the capabilities of the organization.
The finalists were selected out of 107 participants. The final round of online voting ran March 16-31st, 2015. The winning nonprofits were announced this afternoon during our awards presentation, held at Milner’s Tampa office.
The finalists were:
- A Kid’s Place of Tampa Bay
- Berkley Accelerated Middle School/Polk Pre-Collegiate Academy
- Clearwater Martin Luther King, Jr. Center Neighborhood Coalition
- Family Promise of Pinellas
- Humane Society of Pinellas
- Impact Program, Inc.
- Meals on Wheels of Tampa
- Rotary’s Camp of Florida
- Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA)
“Giving back to the organizations dedicated to serving our communities is something Milner feels privileged to do. After seeing the tremendous response, support and involvement in both Atlanta and Raleigh-Durham, we knew we wanted to continue this endeavor throughout the other regions we service. Everyone at Milner wishes to commend all of the participants and thank them for the work they do in our communities.” Said Charlie Gibson, Executive Vice President of Milner.
Now in its third year, JumpStart has received warm welcome from both Atlanta and Raleigh in previous years. Milner looks forward to continuing this program annually. To learn more about these organizations, the contest or Milner, please visit www.milner.com/jumpstart.