More than 400 employees of Trend Micro Inc., volunteered their time, resources and services on Jan. 20, to benefit five schools in the Dallas Independent School District located in the southern region of the city.
Volunteers restored and enhanced portions of five Dallas ISD campuses including cafeterias, gymnasiums, libraries and classrooms. In addition to their on-site efforts, Trend Micro will be making a $25,000 contribution to Dallas ISD, to be divided among the following five schools:
- Stevens Park Elementary School
- Quintanilla Middle School
- Dallas Environmental Science Academy (DESA)
- George Washington Carver Elementary School
- C.F. Carr Elementary
See photos from Carver and DESA here.
The company will also provide schools with supplies, clothing and donations to purchase new books for pre-K through eighth-grade students. The volunteer group will also work to beautify campus amenities.
“Trend Micro has made the Dallas area our new home, and we are eager to contribute to the betterment of our community,” said Wael Mohamed, chief operating officer, Trend Micro. “We understand the importance of a solid education and are thrilled to have the opportunity to support the children who will be the future innovators of our society. The Trend Micro team is looking forward to this day of giving back.”
“The Trend Micro team’s beautification efforts and donations will positively affect the everyday school experience of hundreds of students at Dallas ISD,” said Dr. Desiree Marks-Arias, assistant superintendent of DISD. “We appreciate corporate partners like Trend Micro that make it a priority to contribute their energy and resources to their community and to the great students of Dallas ISD.”