“We’re very grateful for the support of Andy and all the other donors and volunteers who contributed to the better than expected success of this event,” says Karen Henrich, founder and director of Moment by Moment.
ALAMO, Calif. (PRWEB) April 16, 2018
Former Polycom CEO Andy Miller continued to demonstrate his support for under-recognized charitable organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area by donating to the latest Moment by Moment Foundation fundraising event at the Auburn Lounge wine bar in Danville, Calif. The March 21 event, which included a silent auction and a raffle for a $3,500 resort stay at Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa, raised $37,000, enough for almost 740 more families to be photographed this year.
For the past 12 years, Moment by Moment has worked with professional photographers to create memorable portraits of thousands of families with terminally ill children. The photographers volunteer their time to go into hospitals and outpatient facilities to take pictures of the children and their families, who get to keep the resulting pictures, along with gift cards for printing and framing.
This is the second consecutive year that Miller, through the Andrew Miller Foundation (AMF), has provided financial support to Alamo-based Moment by Moment, which was aiming to raise enough funds from the recent event to photograph 600 additional families this year.
“We’re very grateful for the support of Andy and all the other donors and volunteers who contributed to the better than expected success of this event,” says Karen Henrich, founder and director of Moment by Moment. For more information, or to contribute to Moment by Moment, please visit: http://www.momentbymoment.org.
Miller, a veteran technology-industry CEO who has served as CEO of Polycom and Tandberg, and in other senior positions for companies including Cisco, IPC Systems and Monster Worldwide, launched the Andrew Miller Foundation last year to increase awareness and financial support for under-recognized charitable organizations. Besides Miller’s own initial funding, the foundation raises additional support from other donors, with all funds raised going directly to selected charities or scholarships.
Miller has more than two decades of executive experience in industry leading technology and telecom companies. As a senior operating executive, he has excelled in focusing on strategic growth areas, leading global expansion, and driving improved profitability. As a director, he has collaborated on successful enterprise communications IPOs, including Gigamon (GIMO).
In addition to guest lecturing at UCLA, USC and Stanford, Andy has spoken at the World Economic Forum in Davos and has given keynote addresses at Microsoft’s Mobile World Congress and the Aspen Ideas Festival.
For more information about the Andrew Miller Foundation, visit: http://andrewmillerfoundation.org