SOURCE: Mitchell International

Mitchell International

October 29, 2012 08:00 ET

Mitchell Reinforces Commitment to Community With Sponsorship of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 29, 2012) - Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego is thrilled to announce Mitchell as a sponsor for the 2012 Race for the Cure. Many Mitchell employees will participate in the November 4th event in Balboa Park, underscoring the Company's commitment to delivering the best possible outcomes and restoring lives after a challenging event -- even in the community.

"At Mitchell, we strongly believe in guiding our business to do good for our customers and communities alike," said Alex Sun, President and CEO, Mitchell. "Mitchell backs several events in support of physical, emotional and mental health. We take great pride in being able to support the individuals and families in San Diego affected by breast cancer, and see our sponsorship for the Race for the Cure as one small way we can contribute to those battling this insidious disease and those working tirelessly to find a cure."

The 16th Annual Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure® 5k walk/run will take place in Balboa Park on Sunday, November 4th at 8:00 a.m. Designed and implemented to promote positive awareness, education and early detection of breast cancer, the Komen Race for the Cure series is the largest series of 5K runs and fitness walks in the world. More than 15,000 participants are expected to take part in the local San Diego Race.

"We are honored to count Mitchell as a corporate sponsor of this year's 16th annual Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure," said Sandy Rabourne, Development Director of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego. "Komen relies on companies who care and contribute to their communities in order to fund local grant programs and research for finding a cure."

For additional information about the San Diego Race for the Cure, forming a team, fundraising, recruiting team members or to register click here.

About Mitchell
Mitchell empowers clients to achieve measurably better outcomes. Providing unparalleled breadth of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, Mitchell is uniquely able to simplify and accelerate the claims management and collision repair processes.

As a leading provider of Property & Casualty claims technology solutions, Mitchell processes over 50 million transactions annually for over 300 insurance companies/claims payers and over 30,000 collision repair facilities throughout North America. Founded in 1946, Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 1,700 employees. The company is privately owned primarily by the Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based investment group. For more information about Mitchell, visit www.mitchell.com.

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, San Diego
Since its inception in 1995, Komen San Diego has raised more than $10.5 million to fund local non-profits who provide everything from free diagnostic mammograms and surgeries to meal delivery, child care and temporary financial aid. Seventy-five percent of every dollar raised in San Diego stays right here in San Diego County to fund free diagnostic mammograms, treatment and services for uninsured and underinsured women and their families. The remaining 25 percent funds international breast cancer research. In fact, next to the U.S. government, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is the largest funder of breast cancer research in the world. For more information, please visit www.komensandiego.org.