SOURCE: Plantronics, Inc.

Plantronics, Inc.

April 13, 2010 11:00 ET

San Jose Sharks Fans Are "Hungry for the Title" With Plantronics and the Second Harvest Food Bank

Plantronics to Match Dollars Donated to Second Harvest Food Banks During San Jose Sharks Playoff Games

SANTA CRUZ, CA--(Marketwire - April 13, 2010) -  Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT), the world leader in personal audio communications for nearly 50 years, today announced its continued support for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County and Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties by creating the "Hungry for the Title" giving program during the San Jose Sharks playoff games. Plantronics will match every dollar donated by San Jose Sharks fans, up to $20,000, which will be split equally between the two food banks.

Donate and Receive a Plantronics Voyager(R) Pro Bluetooth(R) Headset
Representatives from Plantronics will join Second Harvest inside HP Pavilion during home playoff games to accept donations and distribute information. The first donation opportunity for "Hungry for the Title" will be at the first game on Wednesday, April 14. Sharks fans can visit the Plantronics and Second Harvest Booth outside of Section 117 on the concourse in the HP Pavilion as the Sharks take on the Colorado Avalanche.

The first 25 people who donate $150 or more at the booth inside the HP Pavilion will receive the award-winning Plantronics Voyager Pro Bluetooth headset, a great choice for California drivers to comply with the state's hands-free law. People can also donate $5 by texting SHFB to 20222. 

"This past year has brought hardship on countless families and businesses. But even during the roughest economic times, Plantronics continued its donation efforts for local families," said Lisa Allyn at Second Harvest Santa Cruz. "Money raised from 'Hungry for the Title' will supply food for families in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara/San Mateo counties. We are grateful to Plantronics for their support and look forward to being a part of the San Jose Sharks playoffs."

"Plantronics has donated over a million pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County over the past decade and we are thankful for the ability to continuously support Bay Area families in need," said Clay Hausmann, vice president of Corporate Marketing at Plantronics. "By combining our efforts during the San Jose Sharks playoff games, we are able to call upon an incredible fan base for support. Sharks fans are like no other and to connect them to the Second Harvest community during the playoffs is a great opportunity."

The Second Harvest Food Banks are part of Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Its mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage the country in the fight to end hunger. Each year, there are almost 37 million low-income people facing hunger in the United States, including more than 14 million children and nearly 3 million seniors. Learn more at and

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