SAN JOSE, CA -- NVIDIA today announced that it will provide $250,000 this holiday season to two local non-profits instead of hosting a holiday party, continuing a 10-year company tradition.
Under the NVIDIA® program known as Project Inspire, more than 1,000 NVIDIA employees and community volunteers will gather at History Park in San Jose, on Saturday, Dec. 11 to achieve the following:
The NVIDIA contributions through Project Inspire will help advance the concept of healthy living within the San Jose Rock Springs community, in addition to introducing hundreds of youngsters to exciting hands-on science projects in the greenhouse facility. Additionally, the renovation of History Park will enhance the presence of this landmark site, making it an even more enticing destination.
"Using holiday party funds to support underserved communities is a longstanding tradition at NVIDIA," said Jen-Hsun Huang, chief executive officer, NVIDIA. "Project Inspire is a testament to the NVIDIA culture and to the passion of our employees who put the needs of the community ahead of their own."
The Project Inspire 2010 beneficiaries are:
"NVIDIA's development of an urban garden and greenhouse facility will be an important contribution to the Rock Springs neighborhood," said Belinda Schmahl, executive director, Schmahl Science Workshops. "The garden will enhance the health of the neighborhood, and the greenhouse will become a destination where youth can improve their science skills through hands-on experiments."
"History San Jose at History Park collects, preserves and celebrates the stories of diversity and innovation in San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley," said Alida Bray, president and chief executive officer of History San Jose. "NVIDIA's rejuvenation of History Park will be truly transformational for the community and the thousands of visitors we serve each year."
Project Inspire Facts:
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