SOURCE: Visioneer, Inc.

Visioneer, Inc.

May 16, 2013 13:27 ET

Visioneer "Where There Is A Need" Program Supports the One Fund for Boston

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2013) -  The celebration flags were hung; the finish line glittered with paparazzi photographing the triumphant runners as they crossed and spectators cheered. It was a beautiful day that suddenly became horrific with clouds of debris. But amid the smoke and confusion, something beautiful glowed: heroism and unity. Today, Visioneer is proud to announce that this quarter the One Fund Boston™ is going to be the beneficiary of Visioneer's "Where There Is A Need Program."

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino is quoted on the One Fund Boston website as saying, "We are one Boston. We are one community. As always, we will come together to help those most in need. And in the end, we will all be better for it."

The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon, and ranks as one of the world's best-known road racing events. The One Fund Boston was created at the request of Mayor Menino and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. The Victim Relief Fund of The One Fund Boston will be used to assist those families of the victims who were killed and the victims who were most seriously affected as a result of the tragic events during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 and related events on April 18th and April 19th. One hundred percent of every donation goes directly to support victims and their families.

"Boston is a strong and proud city that comes together in moments of tragedy and celebration throughout its history," said John Capurso, president and chief operating officer at Visioneer. "The focus since the bombings has been on families who lost loved ones and on the care of the injured, helping them adapt to their new lives. Having lived my life in the greater Boston area, I am delighted and proud that Visioneer has chosen The One Fund this quarter."

About Where There Is A Need

Where There Is A Need is a philanthropic program that helps worthy organizations across the globe that provide assistance to people and places in need. For every customer who registers a Visioneer or Xerox® DocuMate® scanner, Visioneer will donate $1 to an international disaster relief, cause, or environmental program each quarter on their behalf. Both Visioneer and our customers can now have a direct impact on helping individuals in need around the world.

"The goal of Where There Is A Need is to embrace responsibility for our company's actions and encourage a positive impact through our activities on the people that develop, manufacture and sell our products, the businesses and families that use our products, and the communities and environment we all live and work in," said Greg Elder, chief financial officer at Visioneer. "It is our goal that Visioneer's social responsibility is not merely words on our website, but a fundamental part of how we conduct our business, make decisions, and set our priorities."

How Our Customers Can Help

Customers can easily register their scanner at www.visioneer.com or www.xeroxscanners.com clicking on the "Register Your Product" link, and filling out a short form. Registering a new scanner will also keep customers current on special product offerings, tips on how to best use their scanner, driver updates, and to receive all warranty benefits. To keep up with the current need that is being helped each quarter by this program, visit www.visioneer.com/wheretheresaneed or follow us on Facebook.

Visioneer provides a broad range of scanning solutions for the desktop, distributed and departmental document imaging markets as well as the mobile and remote business scanning segments. In 2003, Visioneer combined its leading scanner technology with the Xerox brand recognition to develop the Xerox®DocuMate®product line. Visioneer and Xerox DocuMate high-performance business scanners and imaging software solutions offer users speed, image quality, advanced paper handling and ease-of-use with exclusive Visioneer OneTouch®technology. For additional information on Visioneer and Xerox scanning solutions, visit www.visioneer.com, www.visioneer.com/company/news or www.xeroxscanners.com. For open commentary and industry perspectives visit http://www.facebook.com/visioneerinc, http://twitter.com/visioneerinc

NOTE TO EDITORS: Visioneer® and Visioneer OneTouch® are registered trademarks of Visioneer Inc. Xerox® and DocuMate® are trademarks of, or licensed to Xerox in the United States and/or other countries. One Fund Boston™ and the One Fund Boston logo are trademarks of One Fund Boston, Inc. All other companies and products mentioned may be trademarks of their respective holdings and are hereby recognized. © 2013 All rights reserved.

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Contact Information

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    Danielle Cook
    Public Relations Manager
    Visioneer & Xerox DocuMate Scanners
    dcook@visioneer.com
    O: (925) 251-6350