NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2013) - Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, is proud to announce that it successfully raised $76,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) through the annual Light the Night Walk. This marked Infor's second year as a sponsor of the fundraiser, which supports families and individuals battling leukemia, lymphoma and blood diseases. Over the past two years, Infor has raised more than $148,000 for the LLS.
This year, 110 Infor employees based in Infor's Alpharetta, Ga. office joined more than 8,000 total participants at both the North Metro and Centennial Park Light the Night Walks. Overall, the Atlanta community raised $1.6 million for the LLS, which will be used to support lifesaving blood cancer research, local outreach programs and the provision of free education materials for patients and their families. Infor encourages each employee to participate as a walker or volunteer, or donate online, to support the discovery of effective blood cancer treatments through the LLS.
"Infor views the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as an important partner in our commitment to social responsibility," said Jeff Abbott, Infor senior vice president, and Atlanta corporate chairman for the Light the Night campaign. "We look forward to many more years working together to help better the lives of patients everywhere."
For more information on Infor's corporate citizenship initiatives, please visit www.infor.com/company/corporate-citizenship/.
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
Infor customers include:
- 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
- 12 of the top 13 high tech companies
- 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
- 84 of the top 100 automotive suppliers
- 23 of the top 50 largest US public hospitals
- 31 of the top 50 industrial distributors
- 26 of the top 35 global retailers
- 5 of the top 9 brewers