NEENAH, WI – October 17, 2017 - Plexus (NASDAQ: PLXS), a leading engineering, manufacturing and aftermarket services provider, announced that the Plexus Charitable Foundation has committed $100,000 to Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs in support of the 2017 Plexus Run for Hope. Through the generosity of the 2017 Plexus Run for Hope participants and sponsors, the event raised an additional $31,000 for Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs.
Angelo Ninivaggi, Plexus’ Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, commented, “We are pleased with the results of the 2017 Plexus Run for Hope. We achieved our goal of promoting healthier lifestyles while also raising awareness about domestic violence. The Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs has seen an 18% increase in shelter residents since 2015. To address the increase in need, Harbor House recently announced a Building Hope campaign in support of a $4M expansion. Plexus is honored to support the Harbor House mission by not only making them the beneficiary of the 2017 Plexus Run for Hope, but also committing $100,000 towards their Building Hope campaign.”
“Harbor House was so honored to be selected by the employees of Plexus to be the beneficiaries of this year's Run for Hope. We are grateful for their support in our work to end domestic abuse in our community. Funds raised through this year's run ensure we can provide community outreach and education to more than 16,000 people in our community and counseling and advocacy to the more than 1,600 individuals and children seeking help each year," expressed Harbor House Domestic Abuse Program's Executive Director, Beth Schnorr.
Further information about the Plexus Run for Hope can be found at www.plexusrunforhope.com. Learn more about Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs at www.harborhousewi.org.