Safe and Sound, New Haven, Conn., a non-profit organization dedicated to improving school safety, is now backed by a leading provider of door safety and security solutions. ASSA ABLOY, New Haven, Conn., has signed on as a platinum sponsor of Safe and Sound, an organization founded by families directly affected by the December 14, 2012 tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
ASSA ABLOY supports Safe and Sound in its mission of empowering communities to improve the safety and security of their schools. The organization’s goal is to unite the national school community with a nonpartisan, grassroots approach to problem solving and provide school communities a platform for building local and national partnerships between parents, educators, students, first responders, safety and security experts, and community members.
“ASSA ABLOY supports Safe and Sound’s goal of creating a safe learning environment that protects students and staff,” said Mike McGorty, executive vice president of sales for ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions. “We are proud to sponsor Safe and Sound and share our expertise in school security. Together, we will make a lasting impact in the safety of our schools and well-being of our children.”
The Safe and Sound website, www.safeandsoundschools.org, features toolkits, ideas and resources that help schools assess the safety of their facility along with strategies for making schools safer.