Nearly 1,000 Employees Volunteer Across Seven Countries to Benefit More Than 30 Non-Profit Organizations
DUBLIN, May 25, 2016 /CNW/ -- Employees of Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) are joining together today to donate their workday to assist and support organizations that provide benefit to those in need in Endo's local communities as part of the 3rdAnnual Endo Gives Day. Employee activities will benefit more than 30 non-profit organizations in 17 communities around the world.
"I'm very proud of our history of giving and the impact our employees have made through Endo Gives Day and other charitable giving initiatives. Since its inception in 2014, Endo Gives Day has resulted in 4,189 volunteer hours supporting nearly 40 different charities in the communities where we live and work. We are very excited about the difference our contributions will make this year, as 2016 will represent the first year in which all Endo sites globally will be participating in this very special day of community service," said Rajiv De Silva, President and CEO of Endo. "Our mission at Endo is to improve the lives of the patients we serve, and just as importantly, we as an organization are committed to improving the lives of those in need residing in our local neighborhoods through our ongoing charitable efforts and employee volunteer programs."
Endo Gives Day 2016 activities support those in need – from food to housing and education to healthcare – in addition to organizations dedicated to advancing the safety and well-being of animals. In total, nearly 1,000 employees of Endo across multiple locations around the world are donating their workday as part of Endo Gives Day, contributing more than 2,500 hours to local charities.
Endo's global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland: Employees will volunteer at Barretstown Camp, a specially designed camp that provides therapeutic recreation programs for children with serious illnesses and their families. The Dublin-based volunteers will donate their time painting, gardening and cleaning the facility, as well as present a monetary donation, which was raised through employee-led initiatives.
Endo's U.S. headquarters in Malvern, Pa.: More than 200 employees will volunteer at several organizations across the area, including Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Career Wardrobe, Habitat for Humanity of Chester County, National Multiple Sclerosis Society Delaware Valley Chapter, Chester County Food Bank, Cradles to Crayons and Main Line Animal Rescue.
In addition, Endo employees are participating in Endo Gives Day 2016 in the following locations: Charlotte, N.C.; Chennai, India; Chestnut Ridge, N.Y.; Cranbury, N.J.; Gauteng, South Africa; Horsham, Pa.; Huntsville, Ala.; Irvine, Calif.; Mexico City, Mexico; Montebello, N.Y.; Montreal, Canada; Rochester, Mich.; Rye, N.Y.; Stratford, Conn.; and Watford, United Kingdom.
For more information about Endo Gives Day 2016, including videos highlighting the activities and organizations supported in the 2014 and 2015 Endo Gives Day events, visit www.endo.com/our-responsibility/our-commitment/community-partnerships.
About Endo International plc
Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) is a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives while creating shareholder value. Endo develops, manufactures, markets and distributes quality branded and generic pharmaceutical products as well as over-the-counter medications though its operating companies. Endo has global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and U.S. headquarters in Malvern, PA. Learn more at www.endo.com.
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