Tampa Bay, FL – October 31, 2013 Jane L. Harper, President and CEO of Family Resources, accepts a check for $9,622 collected by the employees of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.’s Clearwater, Florida, facility. The employees also collected $81.00 for the Agency’s “Quarters for Kids” program and donated items of clothing, hygiene products, sports jerseys, headphones and an MP3 player. Ms. Harper stated “that she was amazed at the generosity of West’s employees and the depth of their spirit and desire to help troubled teens. We are very appreciative and grateful for this donation to support our mission.”
Each year, during the West without Borders charitable fund drive, West employees select a local charity focused on aiding children with special needs. Since its inception in 2004, the West without Borders campaigns have helped to raise more than $1 million for charities around the globe.
About Family Resources: Family Resources, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to serving the children, youth and families in Pinellas County since 1970 and Manatee County since 1992. Accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services since 1996, Family Resources is recognized as the agency to turn to in the event of a family relationship crisis. Programs are designed to encourage the personal development of children and youth while working to strengthen and support healthy relationships among family members. Safe shelter, counseling, education, outreach, and appropriate referral and follow-up services are delivered in an atmosphere of caring, giving and acceptance. Family Resources’ mission is to strengthen families and build better communities by providing prevention, support and counseling services to children, teens and families. For more information, go to www.family-resources.org
About West: West works side-by-side with healthcare partners from concept to patient, designing and manufacturing packaging, diagnostic and delivery systems that promote efficiency, reliability and safety. West leads the way with cutting-edge technologies and quality systems, a thorough understanding of regulatory compliance, and an unmatched knowledge of pharmaceutical product testing, development and packaging. Visit West at www.westpharma.com.
West without Borders is not affiliated with Doctors Without Borders®, which is a registered service mark of Bureau International de Médecins Sans Frontières.