IPS Corporation Pledges $100,000 to Fight Water Poverty
Gardenia, CA (September 1, 2010) – IPS Corporation (IPS Corp.) today proudly announces a global sponsorship and commitment of $100,000 to Water For People. This generous gift will provide essential support for Water For People’s programs across 11 developing countries.
IPS Corp., a leader in manufacturing products for the plumbing, construction, manufacturing, marine, transportation and plastic fabrication industries under recognized brand names such as WELD-ON® and WATER-TITE, is excited about supporting Water For People’s mission of working toward a world where no one dies of water- or sanitation-related diseases.
“We have a long history of supplying products involved in the development of water and sanitation systems, and we wanted to increase our commitment to the worldwide community,” said Eric Bescoby, Chief Executive Officer of IPS Corp. “We chose Water For People because we support the strategic plan and philosophy of philanthropy practiced by the organization.”
This pledge marks the first time IPS Corp. is committing resources of this scope to a global nonprofit organization.
“This pledge is very significant for us,” said Bescoby. “And, we look forward to working with Water For People and supporting their efforts to bring clean water and sanitation to the developing world.”
“We are very excited about IPS Corp.’s commitment and how it will enable us to transform lives through sustainable water and sanitation services,” said Katie Scolari Borden, Director of Resource Development at Water For People. “Our work is made possible by generous supporters like IPS Corp. who understand the powerful role that accessible clean water plays in building strong communities.” More information about Water For People and its programs can be found at www.waterforpeople.org.