OWC Helps Bring Clean Water to Kids Around the Globe

Tech company celebrating 30th anniversary by making a Splash.

May 31, 2018 | Woodstock, IL


OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, is celebrating its 30th anniversary and ongoing commitment to environmental causes with a fundraising program supporting clean water for kids. OWC has partnered with water charity Splash, with a goal of raising $250,000 by the end of 2018.

OWC was founded in 1988 with the drive to provide solutions for customers’ technology needs. As a conscientious corporate citizen, the company supports a number of green initiatives, including supporting organizations focused on the delivery of/access to clean water. Splash’s mission of helping kids and communities gain access to clean water and sanitation, fulfilling those basic human needs, aligns with OWC’s long-term priorities.

All funds raised during the campaign will go directly to water, sanitation and hygiene projects to support children living in urban poverty. In addition to matching donations up to $125,000, OWC will email a coupon to donors that can be used on their e-commerce site, Those who donate $50 - $499 will receive a coupon for $10 off an order, and donors who contribute in excess of $500 will receive a coupon for $50 off an order.*

OWC Founder and CEO Larry O’Connor said “OWC has been committed to green practices since our inception, and as we celebrate 30 years in business, we renew that commitment by supporting Splash, who is bringing clean water and improved sanitation to children across the globe. These solutions will have lasting impact for generations, and empower independence and better living opportunities.” He added: “OWC is excited to have set a goal of raising $250,000 during our anniversary year, and we are dedicated to matching $125,000 in donations. We thank our customers worldwide for 30 years of their support and look forward to a successful campaign to aid those in need.”

The fundraising page can be found at: OWC 30th Anniversary Splash or donations can be made directly at: Create a Splash of Hope. OWC will post regular updates on the campaign’s progress and will provide information on how the donations are helping communities.

*Coupons will be emailed to donors within ten days of donation.

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About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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