Salt Lake City, UT, June 04, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Mentors International, an organization committed to empowering the world’s poor to grow in self-reliance through personal and business mentoring and access to financial services, announced today that it has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Varex Community Grant program. The grant was recommended by Varex Imaging’s employee-volunteer led Community Giving Committee, and it will be used to provide additional business and financial literacy classes to the surrounding communities in the three different branches within the Philippines where Mentors International operates.
Varex Imaging operates a manufacturing facility in the Philippines where Mentors International also serves. Varex Imaging wants to help improve and invest in the communities in which they work throughout the world. “We are grateful for the support of Varex Imaging in helping us to accomplish our mission. Together we are working to end poverty and build up communities throughout the world,” said Ron Dunford, President and CEO of Mentors International.
Mentors International has 28 years of experience helping communities through their self-reliant programs. During 2017, Mentors International was able to impact over 27,000 families in the Philippines and in six other countries throughout the world.
“Varex Imaging is an active partner in building and serving our communities,” said Kimo Pokini, Sr. Mgr. of Employee Engagement and Communications. "We are proud to support Mentors International because of the great work they do and the positive impact they have throughout the world.”
About Mentors International
Mentors International is an international nonprofit empowering those in extreme poverty in a self-sustaining way through personal and business mentoring and access to financial services. Over 90% of clients are women with little to no access to education and financial services. By giving entrepreneurs in developing countries the opportunity to receive training and access to small loans, they can begin to grow their businesses and provide for their families. Mentors International was founded in 1990 and ranks among the top 10% of charities in the United States. Headquartered in Draper, Utah, Mentors International has operations in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. For more information, visit www.mentorsinternational.org or call 801.676.7776.
About Varex Imaging
Varex Imaging Corporation is a leading independent supplier of medical X-ray tubes and image processing solutions. From medical imaging, to cargo screening and border security, our components are used by X-ray imaging system manufacturers around the globe to detect, diagnose, and protect. Our products are designed to harness the power of X-ray energy to pioneer advances in many applications. This requires us to maintain an extensive catalog, and we are a leading supplier of x-ray tubes, flat panel digital detectors, high-voltage connectors, X-ray collimators, ionization chambers, mammography paddles, solid state automatic exposure control systems and buckies for digital imaging. As a leader in imaging components, our goal is to help our customers become world-class system suppliers by strengthening their competitiveness, and enabling them to bring products to market faster. Our rich history spans 65+ years of dedication to the imaging industry, but our everyday work is devoted to our partners’ success.
Ron Dunford, President & CEO
Sarah Barrett, Director of Marketing