SOURCE: Acer America

Acer America

May 24, 2013 13:29 ET

Acer Provides PCs to Enable Oklahoma Tornado Victims to Communicate With Loved Ones

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 24, 2013) -

WHAT:
Acer America delivered 40 computers to Walmart Emergency Response Centers that have been set up in two Walmart stores in Moore, Okla. to support tornado victims. The Acer computers will enable local residents to communicate with loved ones and access news, information and aid resources. When the emergency response centers are no longer needed, Acer will donate the computers to Moore Public Schools in order to assist with the town's recovery. 

WHERE:
The communication centers are available at two Walmart stores in Moore, Okla.

Walmart store #277
501 SW 19th Street
Moore, OK 73160

Walmart Store #22393
640 SE 4th Street
Moore, OK 73160

WHEN:  
The communication centers will be open daily at no charge to all residents of the greater Moore area.

SUPPORTERS: 
This Acer computer initiative was also supported by Google and Microsoft.

About Acer

Established in 1976, Acer is an information and communication technology company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale and support of innovative products that enhance people's lives. Acer's green supply chain delivers environmentally friendly PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets and smartphones -- tools our customers need to explore beyond limits and experience more. Ranked No. 3 for notebooks globally(1), Acer employs 8,000 people, and 2012 revenues reached US$14.7 billion. Please visit www.acer.com for more information.

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(1) IDC 2012 data

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