Siemens Donates $30,000 to Hire Heroes USA, Demonstrating Ongoing Support for U.S. Military Members

We are extremely grateful to Siemens for their generous support of these two key events, which come as our nonprofit marks the 10th year of making a positive and measurable impact on the lives of U.S. military veterans and their families – Christopher Plamp, Chief Operating Officer and interim CEO

Siemens, a leading provider in the automation and digitalization industry and proponent of community impact through volunteerism, is giving back to the brave men and women who have served our country.

The Siemens Caring Hands Foundation is making a $30,000 donation to Hire Heroes USA, a national nonprofit that provides free, expert coaching and job sourcing to thousands of transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses every year.

$20,000 will be put towards a Presenting Sponsorship of Team Hire Heroes USA at the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon, an event that is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. and is exclusively organized by the men and women of the United States Marine Corps. The race takes place Oct. 22 in Arlington, Va. The remaining $10,000 will support a Silver-level sponsorship of Hire Heroes USA’s American Patriots Gala to be held Nov.3 in Alpharetta, Ga.

“We are extremely grateful to Siemens for their generous support of these two key events, which come as our nonprofit marks the 10th year of making a positive and measurable impact on the lives of U.S. military veterans and their families,” says Christopher Plamp, Chief Operating Officer and interim CEO of Hire Heroes USA, and a retired Air Force colonel. “In October, Hire Heroes USA will confirm its 20,000th hire, a remarkable achievement that will have generated an estimated economic impact of $242 million. Each of those men and women came to us with…

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