National campaign from Multiplying Good recognizes acts of service big and small
Greenville, S.C. (June 23, 2020) — ScanSource, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCSC), a leading provider of technology products and solutions, today announced it is a recipient of a One in a Million Award from the nonprofit organization Multiplying Good. ScanSource received the award in honor of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, repurposing a production line at one of the company’s facilities to produce protective face shields for front line healthcare workers as they treated and cared for their patients.
In April, the operations staff at California-based POS Portal, a ScanSource company, procured supplies and completed a prototype face shield, which was then evaluated by medical professionals at UC Davis Medical Center. Once approved, the team began production and distributed thousands of shields to UC Davis, as well as numerous regional companies with essential workers in the communities in which ScanSource has offices.
"When we began this initiative, we never expected to receive any type of recognition for our work,” said Gus Constancio, Vice President of Operations, POS Portal, a ScanSource company. "Part of the POS Portal and ScanSource culture is to support the communities in which we live and work, and we always look to meet every challenge with a creative solution. There is no better way to support the businesses we serve than to keep them safe by protecting those on the front lines. We're honored to have received this award, and hope that we inspire others to make an impact in their communities."
The One in a Million Awards Campaign celebrates the millions whose acts of bravery, generosity, and kindness are bringing our nation together in this time and, through recognition, inspire others to do the same. To celebrate their win, ScanSource was featured on the campaign's website.
"Since our founding in 1972, we have celebrated extraordinary public service, with all recipients filtered through a robust selection process," explained Hillary Schafer, CEO of Multiplying Good. "During this time, millions are leaning in to do anything they can to help, and everyone is looking for good news stories. We believe that every act, at this time, is extraordinary. This campaign is designed for everyone to nominate anyone who inspires them."
About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is at the center of the technology solution delivery channel, connecting businesses and providing solutions for their complex needs. ScanSource sells through multiple, specialized routes-to-market with digital, physical and services offerings from the world’s leading suppliers of point-of-sale (POS), payments, barcode, physical security, unified communications and collaboration, telecom and cloud services. ScanSource enables its sales partners to create, deliver and manage solutions for end-customers across almost every vertical market. Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, ScanSource was named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in South Carolina and on FORTUNE magazine’s 2020 List of world’s Most Admired Companies. ScanSource ranks #654 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit www.scansource.com.
About Multiplying Good
Multiplying Good is a national nonprofit that channels the power of service to others as a tool to unleash potential and inspire individuals. It has offices in 11 communities across the country, delivering on-the-ground impact where it's needed most. Founded in 1972 by Sam Beard, Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Senator Robert Taft, Jr., its Jefferson Award has recognized the extraordinary public service of thousands. Additionally, Multiplying Good fuels personal growth and leadership development through a continuum that starts with engagement and culminates in recognition. To learn more about the organization, visit MultiplyingGood.org or Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.