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Cydcor Announces Their Second Partnership with Operation Smile

  1. 1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Jessica Kraft, Director of Public RelationsDecember 3, 2012 757-321-3207 | jessica.kraft@operationsmile.org Cydcor Announces Their Second Partnership with Operation SmileNORFOLK, Va. – Cydcor, the global leader in outsourced sales, announced their second partnership with OperationSmile. Last year, Cydcor and its network of sales offices across North America raised $150,000 to support a surgicalmission. This year, the company set a goal to raise $300,000 to help Operation Smile provide free surgeries for childrenaround the world born with facial deformities. Together, Cydcor and Operation Smile are giving smiles and transformingchildren’s lives worldwide.The teams in Cydcor’s sales offices are creating fundraising events to reach their new donation goals. Community serviceis a key aspect of Cydcor’s culture. When the sales teams successfully reached their goal last year, several people withinCydcor’s organization volunteered for Operation Smile’s surgical mission in Rio De Janeiro. There, Operation Smileprovided more than 95 free surgeries and over 162 healthcare evaluations for children who were suffering from cleft lipsand cleft palates.Every three minutes, a child is born with a cleft. One in 10 will die before their first birthday. For 30 years, OperationSmile its network of more than 5,000 medical volunteers from around the world have provided more than 3.5 millionhealthcare evaluations and performed more than 200,000 free surgeries for children in need. However, many children arestill waiting – children who often can’t eat or speak properly. Operation Smile can help give them a healthy, productivelife filled with hope.“Cydcor and its sales teams have an incredibly strong drive to succeed and this is so evident in how they have helped ustransform children’s lives around the world,” said Dr. Bill Magee, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of OperationSmile. “We are so grateful that Cydcor has chosen to partner with Operation Smile for a second year commitment. For thelast three decades, Operation Smile has expanded to more than 60 countries so we can reach even more children in need;this would never have been possible without the support of companies like Cydcor.”“I am grateful we could help bring smiles to so many children and their families,” said Vera Quinn, Chief OperatingOfficer at Cydcor. “The surgical mission I volunteered for changed my life. I’m excited to be working on our fundraisingefforts and know that once again, we’ll be able to accomplish great things. I’m so proud to be working with such amotivated and dedicated group of people.”To help support Cydcor’s fundraising efforts, visit www.operationsmile.org/cydcor. For more information on OperationSmile’s global efforts, visit www.operationsmile.org, follow @operationsmile on Twitter, and on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/operationsmile.About Cydcor (www.cydcor.com)Cydcor is the leading provider of outsourced, face-to-face Cydcor sales teams to a diverse client base of companies in awide range of industries, including telecommunications, office products, retail, energy, and financial services. ServingFortune 500 and emerging market clients in the business-to-business, residential, and retail channels through in-storemarketing initiatives, Cydcor works with a network of more than 300 independently-owned corporate licensee (ICL)Cydcor sales offices, providing clients access to more than 3,300 sales professionals. The privately-held company is basedin Westlake Village, California. For more information about Cydcor, log on to www.cydcor.com.About Operation Smile (www.operationsmile.org)Operation Smile, headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, is an international children’s medical charity with a presence inmore than 60 countries, whose network of more than 5,000 medical volunteers from over 80 countries is dedicated tohelping improve the health and lives of children. Since its founding in 1982, Operation Smile has provided more than 3.5million healthcare evaluations and conducted over 200,000 free surgeries for children and young adults born with cleftlips, cleft palates and other facial deformities, as well as patients suffering from burns. To build long-term self-sufficiencyin developing countries, Operation Smile trains doctors and local medical professionals in its partner countries so they areempowered to treat their own local communities, donates medical equipment and supplies, provides year-round medicaltreatment through Comprehensive Care Centers. 6435 Tidewater Drive ■ Norfolk, VA 23509 ■ PHONE 757.321.SMILE (7645) ■ FAX 757.321.7660 www.operationsmile.org

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