New Balance Donates $1Million to One Fund Boston




April 22, 2013 – Boston ‰ÛÒ New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. announced
today a $1 million donation to One Fund Boston to aid those most affected by
the tragic events that occurred at the Boston Marathon. With this donation New
Balance‰Ûªs contribution is in support of the innocent victims of this tragedy,
first responders and to its hometown.


One Fund Boston
was established by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Governor Deval Patrick, in
response to the events at the Boston Marathon in order to swiftly support those
directly impacted. New Balance, which recently announced the construction of a
new headquarters in Boston, will continue its more than century long connection
to the city continuing to take pride in its history of supporting Boston, its
residents, athletes and visitors. 


addition to this donation, New Balance associates that contribute to One Fund
Boston will be matched by the New Balance Foundation.


events at the Boston Marathon shook the streets of Boston but not the spirit of
our city,‰Û said Anne Davis, Executive Vice President of Administration for New
Balance said. ‰ÛÏIn the aftermath of this tragedy and the remarkable scenes of
heroism and bravery, we have never been more proud to be a part of the
landscape of Boston. Our thoughts and prayers are today and always will be with
the victims of this tragedy.‰Û


Balance‰Ûªs donation to One Fund Boston and associate match program represent
efforts to quickly answer the call to action by city and state officials and
stand together as one, with Boston.




About New Balance

New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA has the
following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands
that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to
create and communities are proud to host. New Balance is currently the only
athletic shoe company that manufactures footwear in the U.S. with 25% of our
U.S. footwear shipments produced at five New England facilities. The company
also operates a manufacturing facility in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more
than 4000 associates around the globe, and in 2012 reported worldwide sales of
$2.4 billion. To learn more about how New Balance Makes Excellent Happen, please

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