Aravo Employees Take a Hike to Benefit Homeless Youth Organization
Employees participate in Summer SunDay Hike to raise $4,500 for nonprofit, At the Crossroads
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 26, 2012 — Aravo Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based Supplier Lifecycle Management (SLM) and B2B information and collaboration solutions, today announced that their employees have formed a team, The Aravoans!, to participate in Summer SunDay, a half-day fundraising hike up beautiful Mount Tamalpais in Marin County on August 19th to benefit the homeless youth organization, At the Crossroads.
For over 14 years, At the Crossroads has provided outreach to homeless youth and young adults at their point of need, working with them to build healthy and fulfilling lives. Summer SunDay is one of At the Crossroad's annual fundraisers. "As 100% of our support is private, we rely on the contributions of individuals and companies like Aravo and its employees to provide us with the resources to strengthen our ability to empower and support our clients," said Rob Gitin, Executive Director and Co-founder of At the Crossroads.
Aravo employees are committed to diverse causes like At the Crossroads in the communities where they work and live. "We're very excited to lend our support to this worthwhile organization," said Michael Saracini, CEO at Aravo. "We believe that as a member of our local communities it's important to contribute time and resources to support the organizations that improve the quality of life for everyone." The Aravoans! team plans to recruit 18 hikers to help achieve an overall fundraising goal of $4,500. All donations are 100 percent tax-deductible. Aravo employees, corporate partners, friends and family can make a donation, and join The Aravoans! team here. Prospective participants interested in building a team of their own team can visit here. August 5th is the deadline for new hiker registrations.
To learn more about how Aravo employees' are involved in their communities visit: our website.
The world's best-run businesses utilize Aravo's Cloud-based Supplier Lifecycle Management solutions and Supplier Risk Services to find and manage trading partner relationships, reduce supply chain risk, ensure global regulatory compliance and lower the cost of managing suppliers by up to 72%. Aravo launched the market’s first SIM/SLM solution in 2004 and has been the leading innovator in the space ever since. Customers such as General Electric, Accenture, and Boston University rely on Aravo to manage information and processes for over 2 million global suppliers. Aravo is based in San Francisco, with offices in Chicago, Dallas, New York, Portland, Monterrey, Mexico and Ahmedabad, India, and is backed by over $50 million in investment from Cisco Systems, Big Sky Partners, and others. For more information regarding Aravo's award-winning solutions please visit our website at http://www.aravo.com.
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