Mission 500 announced that its fifth annual security industry softball game fundraiser will take place on Sunday, September 15, 2019. This year’s event will be held from 12-3 PM at Overpeck County Park. A Home Run Derby will officially kick off the event, which will be held at 199 Challenger Road in Ridgefield Park, N.J. 

“We are excited to celebrate our fifth anniversary this year,” said Tom Nolan, director of strategic partnerships for Mission 500. “We are fortunate to have had amazing industry support over the past five years, and we look forward to reaching our $50,000 goal this year.” 

Sponsorships are available between $500 and $5,000. Companies contributing more than $500 will have the option to designate one player to a team and companies contributing more than $2,500 will have the option to designate two. Participation in the Home Run Derby is a $15 donation. 

Those who are unable to attend the event, but would still like to donate, can do so by going to https://www.firstgiving.com/Campaign/Donation/51017. In 2018, individuals from 40 companies (along with their children) participated and helped raise more than $48,000. 

“This event is such a great way to help those who are in severe poverty, who need our help,” said Ken Gould, Mission 500 chairman and owner of KJG Consulting. “We encourage everyone to come out and have a great time with their colleagues and peers, all while supporting kids and families across the United States.” 

In addition to participating in this event, security industry volunteers will participate in a Habitat for Humanity service project on Saturday, September 14, in Paterson, N.J.  

For game sponsorship opportunities, the chance to play on a team and go to bat for children in need or to participate in the Habitat for Humanity service project, contact Tom Nolan at tnolan@mission500.org, or (516) 903-7291.