Press Release - For Immediate Release

Electronic Payments Joins the Fight against ALS and Takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Calverton, New York – August 29, 2014 - National payments processor, Electronic Payments, joins the fight against ALS as CEO and Boston College alumnus, Michael Nardy, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket challenge on Saturday, August 23rd.   Electronic Payments provides payment processing services to numerous ALS Association Chapters and pledged a monetary donation of $5,000 to be shared amongst these organizations.

“Due to our existing relationship with the ALS Association Chapters, we are poised to work collaboratively with the organizations,” stated Mr. Nardy.  “We are glad to do our part in increasing the visibility and awareness of ALS while providing charitable support.”

Mr. Nardy was originally challenged by a fellow Electronic Payments staff member.  He intends to keep the momentum going per his nomination of Matthew Findlan, Electronic Payments COO and fellow Boston College alumnus, and Electronic Payments representative Bryan Sousa, who works closely with many ALS organizations across the country.

Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball player, is currently living with ALS and helped launch the Ice Bucket Challenge in hopes of raising awareness and finding a cure for the disease. 

“The Boston College community extends beyond states, borders and generations.  If we can support Pete Frates and others with ALS, we are excited to do so,” continued Michael Nardy. 

To donate or learn more about ALS, visit www.alsa.org or #ALSIceBucketChallenge. 

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Contact:
Electronic Payments
Amber Josi
Director of Marketing
amber@electronicpayments.com
(800) 966-5520 ext. 286

About Electronic Payments
With “Innovation through every transaction™”, Electronic Payments has distinguished itself as one of the fastest growing and highly regarded privately held payment and transaction processing companies in the United States. Electronic Payments currently serves businesses in all industry types and acquires new businesses through a network of agent banks, sales agents and independent sales offices (ISOs). Visit www.electronicpayments.com for additional information or visit www.bankcardprogram.com to learn more about our ISO and MLS programs.

About The ALS Association
The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure. For more information about The ALS Association, visit our website at www.alsa.org.