Paterson, N.J., April 21, 2020 – The United Way of Passaic County has received a $50,000 donation
from L3Harris Technologies as part of the company’s effort to support COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts around the world.
“The Passaic County community is overwhelmed during this unprecedented time of crisis, and the generous donation from L3Harris will directly help those in need,” said Yvonne Zuidema, president and CEO, United Way of Passaic County. “We anticipate the donated funds will support United Way of Passaic County’s partnerships at local food pantries, and will also be distributed in the form of grants to local nonprofits to ensure organizations that provide basic and emergency needs services do not go out of business as a result of today’s economic stressors.”
“L3Harris is focused on keeping our employees safe, helping our customers sustain their critical services and supporting efforts to combat the virus’ spread,” said Joe Rambala, President, Electronic Warfare, L3Harris. “Combatting COVID-19 requires a global effort and strong community partnerships. We are proud to contribute to the United Way of Passaic County’s COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund, which directs support to our neighbors who are most in need.”
L3Harris is providing funds to the United Way’s COVID-19 Recovery and Relief Fund and to other organizations, as well as providing a 2X match to employee designated gifts to these and other organizations. The funds support initiatives globally and in regions where L3Harris has a significant presence. L3Harris is also making grants available to eligible employees impacted in the wake of COVID-19.
About United Way of Passaic County
United Way of Passaic County in a not-for-profit organization that has been serving Passaic County for almost 80 years. It is committed to improving lives by addressing critical needs in Passaic County. United Way of Passaic County, a 501c3 non-profit organization, is an independent, autonomous member of the United Ways of New Jersey and United Way of America.
About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in 130 countries. L3Harris.com.