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Sealed Air and Hope For The Warriors® Commemorate Memorial Day

Urge participation in activities to honor fallen heroes

Published 05-22-15

Submitted by Sealed Air

Hope For The Warriors®, and its corporate partner, Sealed Air, have joined together to announce the company’s support for transitional programs such as re-entering the workforce. “We believe those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope,” said James Whaley, Vice President of Global Corporate Communications. “Nationally, Hope For The Warriors® provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.”

Sealed Air is a U.S.-based multinational manufacturing corporation with over 24,000 employees serving 175 countries. Last year, the company launched its Veterans Network, a global initiative for all employees who have either served in the military or who are interested in supporting veterans.

Hope For The Warriors® programs support the transitional goals of the service member, veteran, and family members. Hope For The Warriors® works closely with employers to create program opportunities for service members and spouses as they prepare for their transition out of the military. Partnerships with universities are built to meet the needs of today's veteran college student and scholarships are awarded to both spouses and caregivers, recognizing and supporting the new role shouldered within their families. Program work is completed through various platforms, including intensive multi-day programs, one-day seminars, educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring, and more.

“Our partnership with Sealed Air reflects our mutual dedication to honor those who served,” said Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President.

About Hope For The Warriors®

Hope For The Warriors® Career Transition & Education programs support the career and educational goals of the service member, veteran, and family members. The team works closely with employers to create program opportunities for service members and spouses as they prepare for their transition out of the military. Partnerships with universities are built to meet the needs of today's veteran college student. Program work is completed through intensive multi-day programs, one-day seminars, educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring, and more.

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for three consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

About Sealed Air

Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2014, the Company generated revenue of approximately $7.8 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey® cleaning and hygiene solutions, enables a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments.

Sealed Air has approximately 24,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

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Almost everyone we do business with has tangible sustainability and environmental goals and this customer-centric blue print is an essential ingredient in how we help them win - measured in three specific areas: Driving Growth We recognize our solutions for addressing social and environmental challenges cannot sacrifice cost competitiveness or performance and must add value to ensure long-term growth. We measure this through our ability to help take costs out of their operations and to protect and enhance their brands with packaging and cleaning solutions that provide consumer appeal. Conserving More Nearly all of our solutions help customers meet their goals for using fewer resources, less energy and water and generating less waste. We focus on the entire value chain of our products and our customers’ products. It begins in our own operations with management of raw materials where we measure progress of the creation lighter and thinner packaging and by identifying alternatives to petrochemicals and continues downstream to our customer operations and to the consumer where we focus on energy and water reduction, the elimination of product and food damage and waste and eventual disposal. Living Better We create a better way for life by improving access to a more secure food supply chain - one that is safer and more nutritious, more efficient and less wasteful; improving health by keeping hospitals, hotels and office buildings safe and clean; and driving economic growth with products that extend global distribution.

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