Touch-A-Life Foundation Announces Roopa Sunku as Chief Evangelist for Mentor Program

Touch-A-Life Foundation Announces Roopa Sunku as Chief Evangelist for Mentor Program

Oracle veteran will bring corporate leadership skills to drive TALGiving’s mentorship program, improving underprivileged communities

September 02 2020 — Cupertino, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy and underprivileged, today added Roopa Sunku as Chief Evangelist for the TALGiving Mentorship Program.

Roopa will bring her 35+ years of leadership and technical experience from Oracle’s HCM division, to help develop and lead the TALGiving Mentorship Program. As a corporate leader and mother, Roopa has previously worked with underprivileged communities, children, and women for Rotary International and the Oracle Women’s Leadership program.

The TAL Mentorship program will work to connect individuals looking for guidance with strong mentors who can help develop skills and achieve goals. Roopa plans to create a network of TAL mentor volunteers across industries, backgrounds, and in various geographic areas that will be matched with mentees based on common goals and interests utilizing the TALGiving platform.

Built on blockchain and AI technologies, TALGiving is designed to facilitate a transparent connection between those in need and those that can provide help and support, through easy-to-use mobile and desktop apps. TALGiving enables both individual and corporate donors to provide educational, food, medical, shelter, and clothing assistance to citizens of all ages—from students to seniors—with just a few taps or clicks.

“In my many years of volunteering for local communities, working with the underprivileged has been especially rewarding and fulfilling. I am looking forward to being involved with Touch-A-Life to help spread kindness and awareness of the TALGiving platform,” said Roopa Sunku.

“We are honored to have Roopa lead Touch-A-Life’s Mentorship Program and help empower the underprivileged to become leaders within their own communities,” said Tej Gundavelli, CEO and Co-Founder, Touch-A-Life Foundation.

To download the TALGiving app, and for more information on the Touch-A-Life foundation, visit http://www.touchalife.org

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

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Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
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Touch-A-Life Foundation Announces Pradeep Kondiparthi as Chief Evangelist of TALScout Program

Touch-A-Life Foundation Announces Pradeep Kondiparthi as Chief Evangelist of TALScout Program

Business coach and mentor will expand the TALScouts program to all schools in the United States

August 28 2020 — Cupertino, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy and underprivileged, today added Pradeep Kondiparthi as Chief Evangelist of the TALScouts program.

Pradeep will bring his many years of experience as a business coach, mentor, and actor, to lead the TALScouts program, which provides mentorship and structure to students who want to make a positive impact on their communities. TALScouts is composed of two primary volunteer opportunities for students, all performed remotely to meet social distancing requirements:

  • TALScout Ambassadors: Promote the TALScout program and TALGiving within your school, gaining leadership skills, communication and recruitment tactics, and program development experience, with potential to earn educational credits.
  • TALScouts: Work with a team of professionals to help develop the TALGiving platform. Build leadership skills, lead fundraising campaigns, and learn technical skills such as product design and UI/UX.

Pradeep has been in the business of coaching and mentoring corporations and kids for decades. He previously played a role in HR for Satyam, a large corporation in India. He is also known for his work in entertainment as an actor, writer, and anchor.

Built on blockchain and AI technologies, TALGiving is designed to facilitate a transparent connection between those in need and those that can provide help and support, through easy-to-use mobile and desktop apps. TALGiving enables both individual and corporate donors to provide educational, food, medical, shelter, and clothing assistance to citizens of all ages—from students to seniors—with just a few taps or clicks.

“As we continue to endure difficult global times, TALScouts provides a great way for students to engage with and give back to their community, from a distance. I look forward to helping the program grow to help spread kindness around the world,” said Pradeep Kondiparthi.

“We are honored to have Pradeep bring his extensive mentorship and coaching skills to Touch-A-Life’s TALScouts program,” said Tej Gundavelli, CEO and Co-Founder, Touch-A-Life Foundation.

To download the TALGiving app, and for more information on the Touch-A-Life foundation, visit http://www.touchalife.org

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

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Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
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Touch-A-Life Foundation Announces Sunitha as Global Brand Ambassador

Touch-A-Life Foundation Announces Sunitha as Global Brand Ambassador

Renowned Indian playback singer and voice artist will help encourage community kindness and giving through one-to-one connections

June 12 2020, 9AM EASTERN — Cupertino, Calif. and Hyderabad, India — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy and underprivileged, today added renowned Indian playback singer and voice artist, Sunitha, as its latest global brand ambassador. Sunitha will help spread awareness of the TALGiving platform, an app designed to facilitate one-to-one connections between donor and recipient.

Built on blockchain and AI technologies, TALGiving is designed to facilitate a transparent connection between those in need and those that can provide help and support, through easy-to-use mobile and desktop apps. TALGiving enables both individual and corporate donors to provide educational, food, medical, shelter, and clothing assistance to citizens of all ages—from students to seniors—with just a few taps or clicks.

“With no middle man or administration—just donor and donee—TALGiving is easing the process of giving, while providing full transparency,” said Sunitha. “I look forward to supporting Touch-A-Life’s cause.”

Sunitha—famed Indian playback singer, anchor, host, dubbing artist, and voice artist in the Telugu film industry—will join other Touch-A-Life Foundation ambassadors on a mission to spread kindness and giving across local communities in need. Sunitha received a New Jersey state recognition award in 2019, recognizing her excellence and contributions to the world of music and Indian Cinema. She was also the lead performer at the TAL Annual Day 2019 banquet, where the TALGiving platform was introduced to the public.

“Sunitha’s passion for spreading kindness and her simplicity in connecting to people from all walks of life is truly inspiring,” said Tej Gundavelli, CEO and Co-Founder, Touch-A-Life Foundation. “We welcome her with open arms and look forward to her contributions to benefit those in need.”

Additionally, the TALGiving app will be receiving a new update, adding a mix of inspirational podcasts and radio shows for its English and Indian-speaking users.

To download the TALGiving app, and for more information on the Touch-A-Life foundation, visit http://www.touchalife.org

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

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Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
zach@pulppr.com

Touch-A-Life Foundation Adds Accelero as Charter Member

Touch-A-Life Foundation Adds Accelero as Charter Member

Bay area accounting and tax firm will donate accounting services to Touch-A-Life, fulfilling the mission of spreading kindness

May 21, 2020 — Cupertino, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy and underprivileged, today announced its latest Charter Member, the Accelero Corporation, a full-service accounting, and international taxation firm based in the Bay Area.

Accelero will join other Touch-A-Life Charter Members, PulpPR, Royse Law Firm, Solix Technologies, and Emagia Corporation, providing all required CPA services to Touch-A-Life at no cost, to help ensure smooth operations for the non-profit organization’s TALGiving platform.

TALGiving is a mobile-first social application for iOS and Android devices that makes it easier to facilitate donations between donors and donees using blockchain and AI technologies. TALGiving ensures that donations are delivered directly to specific causes such as clothing, food, educational, medical, and shelter assistance. Introduced at the Touch-A-Life Annual Day fundraising event in November 2019, TALGiving is undergoing an initial rollout across the greater San Francisco Bay Area before expanding nationally.

“Touch-A-Life is providing a great resource for bay area families in need – we hope our support will make it easier for these families to receive the help they deserve, while still providing full transparency to the community,” said Neetika Maheshwari, CA, CPA, founder of Accelero Corporation.

“Accelero’s services will be a huge help in maintaining compliance and accountability for Touch-A-Life, as we look to increase donations through our TALGiving platform,” said Tej Gundavelli, CEO and Founder of the Touch-A-Life Foundation. “We are honored to have their support.”

To learn more about the Touch-A-Life Foundation and to download the TALGiving app for Android and iOS, visit https://touchalife.org/

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

About Accelero

Accelero is a 7+ year young boutique firm based out of California for worldwide startups providing accounting, finance, tax, compliance, due diligence, and legal services. It helps startups accelerate and be a partner right from the inception to the exit stage. The company has offices in the USA, India, and Singapore. They have built a bridge between entrepreneurs, investors, govt agencies, and work very closely with incubators from different countries. Learn more at http://www.accelero-corp.com/

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Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
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Touch-A-Life Foundation Adds PulpPR as TAL Charter Member

Touch-A-Life Foundation Adds PulpPR as TAL Charter Member

PulpPR will provide public relations services to help spread the message of kindness and giving across the bay area

May 14, 2020 — Cupertino, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy and underprivileged, today announced its latest Charter Member, PulpPR, a full service public relations and marketing agency.

PulpPR will join other Touch-A-Life Charter Members, Royse Law Firm, Solix Technologies and Emagia Corporation, to help spread awareness about TALGiving, a mobile-first social application for iOS and Android devices that makes it easier to facilitate donations between donor and donees using blockchain and AI technologies.

TALGiving ensures that donations are delivered directly to specific causes such as clothing, food, educational, medical, and shelter assistance. Introduced at the Touch-A-Life Annual Day fundraising event in November 2019, TALGiving is undergoing an initial rollout across the greater San Francisco Bay Area before expanding nationally.

“As we continue to endure through these difficult economic times, connecting disadvantaged students and families with the resources they need to survive and thrive is more important than ever,” said Jessica Hasson, CEO and Founder, PulpPR. “We look forward to working with the TAL team to spread their message of giving.”

“The Royse Law Firm is happy to join Touch-A-Life and provide legal support as it leverages the latest Silicon Valley technologies for social good”. said Roger Royse, founder of the firm.

“We are very grateful to have PulpPR as our latest Charter Member,” said Tej Gundavelli, CEO and Founder of the Touch-A-Life Foundation. With their help, we will be able to increase awareness about TALGiving – giving back to those in need.”

To learn more about the Touch-A-Life Foundation and to download the TALGiving app for Android and iOS, visit https://touchalife.org/

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

About PulpPR

PulpPR is an award winning, full service marketing + public relations agency, driven with a passion to create compelling narratives for both early-stage startups and well established companies. Much like the startups we work with, we are agile communication scientists: measuring, analyzing and combining the right mix of new and existing tools to establish clients as disruptors in their industry. For more information, visit pulppr.com

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Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
zach@pulppr.com

Touch-A-Life Foundation Adds Royse Law Firm as Charter Member

Touch-A-Life Foundation Adds Royse Law Firm as Charter Member

Royse Law Firm will provide legal consultation to the needy as required across bay area

December 10, 2019 — Cupertino, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy and underprivileged, today announced its latest Charter Member, Royse, LLP, a full service law firm in Silicon Valley that offers legal expertise for businesses of all sizes.

Royse will join other Touch-A-Life Charter Members, Solix Technologies and Emagia Corporation, to help fund the operational costs of the Touch-A-Life Foundation—ensuring that individuals’ donations are delivered directly to specific causes such as clothing, food, educational, medical, and shelter assistance.

“The Royse Law Firm is happy to join Touch-A-Life and provide legal support as it leverages the latest Silicon Valley technologies for social good”. said Roger Royse, founder of the firm.

“We are very grateful to have Roger Royse and his law firm as our latest Charter Member,” said Tej Gundavelli, CEO and Founder of the Touch-A-Life Foundation. “The support from local companies and organizations helps keep Touch-A-Life running smoothly.”

The Touch-A-Life Foundation recently announced TALGiving, a mobile-first social application for iOS and Android devices that makes it easier to facilitate donations between donor and donees, using blockchain and AI technologies. Introduced at the Touch-A-Life Annual Day 2019 banquet and fundraising event in November, TALGiving is undergoing an initial rollout across the greater San Francisco Bay Area before expanding nationally.

To learn more about the Touch-A-Life Foundation and to sign up for TALGiving, visit https://touchalife.org/

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

Press Contact

Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
zach@pulppr.com

Touch-A-Life Foundation Announces Hero Award Winners for TAL Annual Day 2019

Touch-A-Life Foundation Announces Hero Award Winners for TAL Annual Day 2019

Third annual fundraising event open to the public; featuring unveiling of mobile TALGiving app, awards ceremony, Bollywood entertainment, local performers, and more.

November 12, 2019 — MILPITAS, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy and underprivileged, today announced the award winners for its Touch-A-Life Heroes 2019. The award recipients will be congratulated at the third TAL Annual Day fundraising event and banquet.

When: Friday, November 15, 2019, 5pm to 10pm

Where: ICC, 525 Los Coches St. Milpitas, CA, 95035, USA

The TAL Hero award recipients for 2019 are:

  • Garrett Jensen, Committee Co-Chair of the JDRF One Walk
  • Dr. Aseem Shukla, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Marion Campbell, Executive Director and Co-founder of Eddie’s House and The ABLE Center

“This year’s winners of the TAL Hero awards is an amazing group of leaders who are making big progress within our community to improve the lives of those in need,” said Tej Gundavelli, Founder & CEO, Touch-A-Life Foundation.”

In addition to celebrating TAL Heroes, TAL Annual Day 2019 will feature the launch of the TALGiving platform, a mobile-first social application for iOS and Android devices that will make it easier to facilitate donations between donor and donees. Entertainment will be provided by Bollywood musicians Sunitha, Deepu and Prudhvi Chandra, as well as a presentation on updates regarding Touch-A-Life Foundation’s annual activities for 2019. A full dinner and refreshment service will follow. TAL Annual Day 2019 is supported by both Solix Technologies and Emagia Corporation as charter members.

To register for the event for free, use code TAL-GEN100 at https://touchalife.org/register-now/

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

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Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
zach@pulppr.com

Touch-A-Life Foundation Partners with Minds to Enable Cryptocurrency-based Giving

Touch-A-Life Foundation Partners with Minds to Enable Cryptocurrency-based Giving

Minds CEO Bill Ottman is appointed to Touch-A-Life Board of Directors; Partnership will help facilitate cryptocurrency-based donations

November 11, 2019 — Cupertino, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy and underprivileged, today announced a strategic partnership with Minds, Inc., the leading crypto-social network, to enable cryptocurrency-based donations on the TALGiving platform. As part of the initiative, Minds CEO Bill Ottman will join the Touch-A-Life Foundation as a board director.

Minds is also announcing its corporate sponsorship to Touch-A-Life Annual Day 2019, a fundraising gala event open to the public that benefits local people in need, taking place Friday, November 15, 2019, from 5pm to 10pm at the India Community Center, 525 Los Coches St. Milpitas, CA, 95035.

TALGiving is a mobile-first social application for iOS and Android devices that will make it easier to facilitate donations between donor and donees, using blockchain and AI technologies. The Minds-Touch-A-Life partnership will allow users of Minds.com to donate directly to specific TALGiving causes—such as education, clothing, food, medical assistance, or shelter—using Ethereum and Bitcoin cryptocurrencies on the Minds Pro platform. TALGiving and the Minds Pro integration will be unveiled at TAL Annual Day 2019, with an initial rollout across the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

“A huge part of our mission at Minds is putting the people first. With blockchain technology as the backbone of our platform, it makes perfect sense to partner with nonprofits like Touch-A-Life to support the cause through our community of open-minded individuals,” said Bill Ottman, CEO and Founder, Minds, Inc. “We are excited to work with Tej and the Touch-A-Life team, and look forward to showcasing what we have planned together at the Touch-A-Life Annual Day.”

“Our partnership with Minds will make it easier for anyone to contribute towards causes that benefit people in need—and from anywhere in the world, thanks to the decentralized nature of cryptocurrency and the blockchain,” said Tej Gundavelli, Founder & CEO, Touch-A-Life Foundation.

TAL Annual Day 2019 will also recognize Touch-A-Life 2019 Heroes and provide updates on the annual activities of 2019. Entertainment will be provided by Bollywood musicians Sunitha, Deepu and Prudhvi Chandra, in addition to several other local artists. To register for the event for free, use code TAL-GEN100 at https://touchalife.org/register-now/

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

About Minds

Minds, the crypto social network, is a free and open-source platform dedicated to privacy, transparency and helping creators earn and have their voices heard. Founder Bill Ottman was chosen as one of the top 40 Blockchain influencers of 2018 by ICO Alert and Minds.com has been called a Facebook killer by Seeking Alpha.

Having broken the SEC Regulation CF equity-crowdfunding campaign record for fastest company to raise $1 million, Minds is owned and operated by over 1,700 individual investors from around the globe. It is the world’s first truly free and open source social network, founded on the principles of freedom, privacy, monetization and democratization. Over 20 million people have visited the Minds community in 2017, with an average of over 2M users per month.

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Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
zach@pulppr.com

Touch-A-Life Foundation to Launch Social Giving Platform at Third Annual Fundraising Event

Touch-A-Life Foundation to Launch Social Giving Platform at Third Annual Fundraising Event

Public is invited to TAL Annual Day 2019 to help support the initiative. Mobile app built on blockchain and AI technology will make it easier to connect local donors with donees.

October 22, 2019 — Cupertino, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy, today announced TAL Giving, a mobile-first social application for iOS and Android devices that will make it easier to facilitate donations between donor and donees. The TAL Giving platform will be unveiled at TAL Annual Day 2019, the third annual Touch-A-Life banquet, open to the public.

When: Friday, November 15, 2019, 6pm to 10pm

Where: India Community Center, 525 Los Coches St. Milpitas, CA, 95035, USA

TAL Annual Day 2019 will feature a presentation about TAL Giving, as well as recognize Touch-A-Life 2019 Heroes and provide updates on the annual activities of 2019. Entertainment will be provided by Bollywood musicians Sunitha, Deepu and Prudhvi Chandra, in addition to several other local artists.

“Our mission is to bring together disruptive technologies including social, blockchain, and mobile, to help spread kindness across entire communities,” said Tej Gundavelli, Founder and CEO, Touch-A-Life Foundation. “Everyone is welcome to attend our upcoming event to learn more about the exciting activities we have planned for the next year.”

Built on blockchain and AI technologies, TAL Giving is designed to facilitate a transparent connection between those in need and those than can provide help and support, through easy-to-use mobile and desktop apps. TAL Giving enables both individual and corporate donors to provide educational, food, medical, shelter, and clothing assistance to citizens of all ages—from students to seniors—with just a few taps or clicks. The app will launch on iOS and Android devices this month, with an initial rollout across the greater San Francisco Bay Area. TAL Giving will eventually expand nationwide.

“Solix Technologies is a valued partner of the JDRF One Walk, Silicon Valley. Their impact on this community event is helping to fund life-changing breakthroughs for type 1 diabetes research,” said Kevin O’Scanlon, Development Director, JDRF International. “We are excited for their launch of the Touch-A-Life platform and for their creation of additional avenues that connect communities with causes they care about. JDRF believes that by connecting the greatest minds with the most promising research, we will create a world without T1D.”

“As the superintendent of ESUHSD, I am excited and very grateful for the solution developed by the Touch-A-Life Foundation with the launch of the TAL Giving Platform. This platform will expand donors who want to help support students and families who are homeless and attending our schools. We need to increase the opportunities for our homeless students so that they have an opportunity to stay in school and earn a high school diploma.”

“We are proud to support the development of Touch-A-Life’s new life-changing platform,” said Veena Gundavelli, CEO/Founder, Emagia Corporation. TAL Annual Day 2019 is supported by both Solix Technologies and Emagia Corporation as charter members. Touch-A-Life charter members’ proceeds are used to cover administrative and operational expenses, so that the rest of donors’ donations go 100% to the donees. Dinner and refreshments will be served throughout the event.

For more information on the Touch-A-Life foundation, visit http://www.touchalife.org

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

Press Contact

Zach Taiji
PulpPR for Solix
zach@pulppr.com