ImageFIRST Sponsors ‘Virtual Walk, Run, Roll’ to Benefit National Pediatric Cancer Foundation
Sponsorship coincides with one-year anniversary of its Comfort Care® Maternity Gown, the “gown with a cause”
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., September 11, 2019 — ImageFIRST, the largest national linen rental and laundry service specializing in the healthcare market, is continuing its support of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF) by participating in its Virtual Walk, Run, Roll event during the month of September.
ImageFIRST employees across America will participate in the event, which challenges individuals, families, and teams to walk, run, roll or bike any distance in support of the 43 children nationwide who are diagnosed with cancer each day.
“We’re excited to be furthering our partnership with the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation,” said Jamee Niles, vice president of HR at ImageFIRST. “By sponsoring their Virtual Walk, Run, Roll event in the month of September and forming an ImageFIRST team, it will allow all our offices and plants nationwide to participate in raising money for this great organization.”
ImageFIRST associates will participate in the Virtual Walk, Run, Roll in the safety of their own neighborhood. The team’s page highlights their fundraising progress and welcomes donations to support this cause: https://secure.qgiv.com/event/walk-run-roll-virtual/team/867421/.
ImageFIRST’s support for the Virtual Run, Walk, Roll and the NPCF represents the values-driven, family-focused mission of the company. ImageFIRST participates in over 50 community service events every year, raising $500,000 in monetary and in-kind donations for charities all around the country. In addition to the NCRF, ImageFIRST has supported community-based organizations including local chapters of Ronald McDonald Houses, local chapters of Back on My Feet, Habitat for Humanity, Impact 4 Good, local Boys and Girls Clubs, United Way, and March of Dimes.
September also marks the one-year anniversary of the introduction of ImageFIRST’s Comfort Care® Maternity Gown. Designed with input from Mother & Baby departments across the nation to better meet the needs of expecting mothers, it features a lightweight, premium polyester/nylon blend fabric and front snaps to allow for skin-to-skin access and optional breastfeeding.
Ideal for commercial laundering, The Comfort Care Maternity Gown is available through ImageFIRST as part of complete healthcare linen rental and laundry programs nationwide. ImageFIRST continues to donate a portion of the proceeds from each gown rental to the NPCF to aid in their efforts to find a faster cure for pediatric cancer.
Founded in 1967, ImageFIRST is the largest and fastest growing national linen rental and laundry service specializing in the healthcare market. ImageFIRST’s over 50 locations nationwide serve over 14,000 outpatient medical facilities every week providing linen, patient gowns, scrubs and more while managing their clients’ linen inventory for cost management. With a customer retention rate of over 95%, ImageFIRST is dedicated to improving patient satisfaction through quality products and remarkable service: their Comfort Care® line of gowns are proven to increase patients’ favorable perception of a facility by more than 50%. For more information about ImageFIRST, your cost-effective solution for greater patient satisfaction, please visit www.imagefirst.com.
About the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation
The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research to eliminate childhood cancer through the Sunshine Project, the Foundation’s collaborative research initiative. By partnering with doctors and researchers from the country’s top institutions, the Sunshine Project is fast-tracking the development of new drugs and therapies that will ultimately lead to the cure of childhood cancers. For more information, visit www.NationalPCF.org.
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