MINNETONKA, Minn., June 3, 2016 /CNW/ -- Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT connectivity products and services, today announced that it is sponsoring a number of events benefitting the Tim Horton Children's Foundation.
In 2016, the Tim Horton Children's Foundation (THCF) will provide more than 19,000 kids from low-income families across North America with experiences that build essential life skills and makes their futures brighter. The Foundation partners with local schools and youth serving agencies to identify children who would benefit most from the experience. With these sponsorships, Digi International becomes one of the Tim Horton Children's Foundation major corporate partners.
"We're extremely proud to provide this support to help the Tim Horton Children's Foundation in their efforts to help kids develop independence and the courage to achieve any goal they set for themselves," said Kevin C. Riley, chief operating officer, Digi International. "As we've gotten to know Tim Hortons as a customer of our Digi Honeycomb™ food temperature monitoring system, we've seen firsthand how they support and care for their communities."
"We're grateful to welcome Digi International to the THCF family," said Dave Newnham, president and executive director, Tim Horton Children's Foundation. "Our programs are designed to support our youth in becoming thriving, contributing members of their community, and sponsors play a key role in making these life changing experiences possible."
About the Tim Horton Children's Foundation
The Tim Horton Children's Foundation (THCF) is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1974 that is committed to providing an enriched and memorable camp experience for children and youth from low-income families. The Foundation's funding comes from Tim Hortons Camp Day, fundraising activities, special events, and year-round public donations collected through counter and drive-thru coin boxes, as well as other donations. By the end of 2016, more than 237,000 children will have attended a Foundation camp at no cost to them or their families. For more information about the Tim Horton Children's Foundation, please visit www.thcf.com.
About Digi International
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services. We help our customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments with high levels of security, relentless reliability and bulletproof performance. Founded in 1985, we've helped our customers connect over 100 million things, and growing. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).
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For further information: Media Contacts: Erica Hamilton, Tim Horton Children's Foundation, Manager, Communications, Direct: 226-217-0374, [email protected], or Rick McLaughlin for Digi International, LEWIS, Office: +1 781-418-2402, [email protected], http://www.digi.com