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Datacard Group Raises Over $17,700 to Help Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Company donates proceeds from sales of their Limited Edition Pink Datacard® SD260™ Card Printer to the Pink Ribbon Foundation

MINNETONKA, Minn.—(Aug. 28, 2012)—Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions, announced today that they have donated over $17,700 to the Pink Ribbon Foundation supporting the fight against breast cancer.

To help support the cause, Datacard Group developed a Limited Edition Pink Datacard® SD260™ card printer.  Offering high-quality printing capabilities for card personalization and issuance, the one-of-a-kind printer was sold to companies around the globe from October 2011 to March 2012.

Datacard Group donated a portion of the proceeds from each printer sold to the Pink Ribbon Foundation – a foundation that helps fund projects and charities around the globe for people who are suffering from, or who have been affected by breast cancer.  In addition, Datacard Group also held an employee fundraising event that also helped raise money for the Pink Ribbon Foundation. 

“The Pink Ribbon Foundation is such a wonderful organization and we are very happy to make a contribution to them,” said Todd Wilkinson, chief executive officer for Datacard Group.  “Breast cancer affects so many individuals – whether it is directly or indirectly – and we are honored to help support them in any way we can.” 

Datacard Group offers Secure Issuance Anywhere™, which provides customers the flexibility to issue cards and credentials anytime, anywhere, with complete security.  This integrated platform includes scalable and flexible hardware, software, supplies and global support – combining central issuance or instant issuance, as well as emerging mobile issuance into a single, integrated solution.

About Datacard Group
Datacard Group is building on a 40-year heritage of innovation and customer success.  Our portfolio of solutions, backed by expert service and support, enable card and secure ID programs for financial, government and other markets worldwide. With an unmatched commitment to customer satisfaction, Datacard remains the industry’s leading brand of secure ID and card personalization solutions. For more information about Datacard Group, follow us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.

About the Pink Ribbon Foundation
The Pink Ribbon Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1080839) is a grant making trust that is impartial and is committed to bringing together individuals, charities and organizations to fight breast cancer. Every year the Foundation invites charities concerned with breast cancer to apply for grants from the money raised. Operating in this way allows the Foundation to help charities both large and small. www.pinkribbonfoundation.org.uk