ADVISORY, March 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
NetApp [NTAP], a provider of innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs, and the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
During this time every year, NetApp focuses philanthropic efforts on cancer awareness, prevention and treatment. Passionate employees choose to support St.Baldrick's as well as many other nonprofit organizations that fight cancer. This year marks the eighth consecutive year that NetApp employee volunteers, their friends and families have chosen to support St. Baldrick's and their mission to conquer childhood cancers. Since the first fundraising event in 2007, these volunteers have raised over $5 million for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. NetApp has a vision to build a model company and to deliver the best possible results for the communities it serves by living a core set of values. Supporting nonprofits around the world is one expression of NetApp's commitment to making our communities stronger.
In honor of the occasion, Bill Hogan, vice president and general manager of Americas Sales at NetApp, and John Bender, Founder & chairman emeritus of the St. Baldrick's Foundation will ring the Closing Bell.
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Friday, March 7, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs. Our commitment to living our core values and consistently being recognized as a great place to work around the world are fundamental to our long-term growth and success, as well as the success of our pathway partners and customers. Discover our passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com.
About St. Baldrick's Foundation:
The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. St. Baldrick's coordinates its signature head-shaving events worldwide where participants collect pledges to shave their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer, raising money to fund research. Since 2005, St. Baldrick's has awarded more than $127 million to support lifesaving research, making the Foundation the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. St. Baldrick's funds are granted to some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts in the world and to younger professionals who will be the experts of tomorrow. Funds awarded also enable hundreds of local institutions to participate in national pediatric cancer clinical trials, and the new International Scholar grants train researchers to work in developing countries. For more information about the St. Baldrick's Foundation please call 1.888.899.BALD or visit www.StBaldricks.org.
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