SAN DIEGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- DJO Global, Inc. ("DJO" or the "Company"), a leading provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management, announced today that it has raised over $1 million for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation since 2004.
The $1 million mark was eclipsed this week as DJO Global hosted its Annual Gala & Golf Classic to benefit the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation whose mission is to provide college scholarships to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen serving with the Marines. The event allows DJO and its business partners, suppliers and vendors an opportunity to meet in a casual setting, do business, and together work to raise funds for a great cause.
“DJO Global is proud to have been associated with this great organization for the past 10 years,” said Mike Mogul, DJO Global’s CEO. “We truly believe in supporting military families and providing a future for their children.”
“DJO Global is a tremendous partner and has demonstrated steadfast and generous support of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation for a decade,” said Margaret Davis, President and CEO of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. “DJO’s total commitment to our Nation’s Marines and their families—over $1,000,000 since 2004—is a cornerstone to our success. DJO recognizes the sacrifice of Marines and Navy Corpsmen families by investing in children raised on honor, courage, and commitment in order to ensure that they can pursue goals of post-high school education training. I am honored to represent our Marine families and thank DJO for their commitment at Monday’s Dinner. We are particularly grateful for Mike Mogul’s leadership and the entire organization’s dedication to Honoring Marines by Educating Their Children.”
About DJO Global
DJO Global is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Its products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of the Company’s medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. DJO Global’s products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, Empi®, ProCare®, DJO® Surgical, Dr. Comfort® and Exos™. For additional information on the Company, please visit www.DJOglobal.com.
About Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, with particular attention given to those whose parent has been killed or wounded in combat, or who have demonstrated financial need. Since its inception in 1962, the Scholarship Foundation has awarded over 30,000 scholarships valued at more than $80,000,000. In the 2013-2014 academic year, the Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $6,600,000 in scholarships to 2,040 students.