For over 15 years, Canon and NCMEC
have worked together to raise awareness about the issue of missing and exploited children through the Canon4Kids program.
A rugged plastic housing with the NCMEC
logo and a safety wrist strap complete the user-friendly design.
Each haircut will cost only $5 and all money collected will be donated to NCMEC
Ernie Allen, NCMEC
president and CEO, says, "We rely on them for legal research, real-time news of current high-profile cases and people locater services that help us quickly develop a data trail to guide our searches and help bring more children home safely.
has a 63-page manual on guidelines for healthcare institutions on preventing and responding to abductions.
Ernie Allen, president of the NCMEC
, notes that of the 800,000 cases of missing children occurring each year, 99 percent are resolved successfully by state and local police.
The 18-minute videotape focuses on the various ways in which the NCMEC
can assist law enforcement in investigating missing or exploited children cases.
Working with Total Defense we are able to arm families with both the information and the technology they need to help keep their children safe online," said John Ryan, CEO at NCMEC
This years Canon Customer Appreciation Reception was emceed by Richard Burgi, and featured several special guests, including John Walsh, co-founder of NCMEC
and host of CNNs The Hunt With John Walsh, and stars of the television show Property Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott, actor Tom Welling and baseball legend Roger Clemens.
The 2013 event helped NCMEC
raise over $427,000,making it one of the most successful fundraising efforts throughout Canon's 16 years of sponsorship.
A photo is one of the most critical tools for law enforcement to have in the search for a missing child and Canon has helped us reach thousands of families across the country with that important message," said John Ryan, president and CEO, NCMEC
The Yankees will be taking on the Cleveland Indians, while Canon and NCMEC
continue their efforts to educate the public about child safety.