Sunovion Launches Second Annual Community Service Day to Give Back to Greater Boston Communities and Support Causes Nationwide More Than 350 Sunovion Employees Will Contribute Over 2,500 Hours of Community Service to Boston-area Charities Business Wire MARLBOROUGH, Mass. -- October 4, 2013 Marlborough, Mass.-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. today launched its second annual national community service initiative, Sunovion Hands On!, which is mobilizing Sunovion employees across the United States to give back to their communities. Through this program, which extends through November 15, Sunovion will help revitalize and repair community spaces, support animal rescue initiatives and provide assistance for organizations supporting children, families and veterans in need. As part of the initiative, Sunovion employees based in Marlborough are contributing their time and efforts to benefit 14 nonprofit organizations located throughout the Greater Boston area, including several Boys & Girls Club Clubhouses, environmental sites, food pantries, homeless shelters and public schools in need of volunteer services. Sunovion will also assemble and donate 1,200 overnight bags to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, providing basic personal care items for displaced veterans. “In addition to supporting national advocacy organizations committed to improving the lives of patients within the therapeutic areas we serve, we believe it is also important to support initiatives focused on education, the environment, veterans services, economic need and other causes that matter most to our local communities,” said Hiroshi Nomura, Vice Chair, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. “We have a commitment to the communities where our employees live and work and we are pleased to support the organizations that serve our community.” Sunovion employees in Fort Lee, N.J. and field teams across the United States are also participating in the community service initiative by engaging in volunteer activities to serve the unique needs of their local communities. About Sunovion Hands On! Sunovion is committed to making positive contributions to communities across the country where the Company has an active presence. Through the Sunovion Hands On! community service initiative, employee volunteers are helping to give back to their local communities where they live and work. In its second year, nearly 80 percent of Sunovion’s 1,600 employees nationwide will participate in the program. Select Nonprofits Served through Sunovion Hands On! in 2013: Greater-Boston Area *Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest (Marlborough, MA) *Boys & Girls Club of Worcester (Worcester, MA) *Cradles to Crayons (Brighton, MA) *Employment Options (Marlborough, MA) *Fuller Middle School (Framingham, MA) *Leahy School (Lawrence, MA) *Learning Center for the Deaf (Framingham, MA) *Marlborough Public Schools Early Childhood Center (Marlborough, MA) *Mass Audubon: Broad Meadow Brook (Worcester, MA) *MSPCA: Animal Care and Adoption Center at Nevins Farm (Methuen, MA) *New England Center for Homeless Veterans (Boston, MA) *Room to Grow (Boston, MA) *Rosie’s Place (Boston, MA) *The Wish Project (Lowell, MA) About Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) Sunovion is a leading pharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and commercializing therapeutic products that advance the science of medicine in the Psychiatry & Neurology and Respiratory disease areas and improve the lives of patients and their families. Sunovion, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd., is headquartered in Marlborough, Mass. More information about Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is available at www.sunovion.com. About Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. (DSP) DSP is a top-ten listed pharmaceutical company in Japan with a diverse portfolio of pharmaceutical, animal health and food and specialty products. DSP aims to produce innovative pharmaceutical products in the Psychiatry & Neurology areaand the Oncology area, which have been designated as the focus therapeutic areas. DSP is based on the merger in 2005 between Dainippon Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., and Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. Today, DSP has more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Additional information about DSP is available through its corporate website at www.ds-pharma.com. Contact: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Patricia Moriarty, 508-787-4279 Senior Director, Corporate Communications firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sunovion Launches Second Annual Community Service Day to Give Back to Greater Boston Communities and Support Causes Nationwide
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