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8/1/2010 - Axenia BioLogix Supports Homeless Veterans, Fosters Broad Employee Volunteerism

Dixon, CA Axenia BioLogix pledged today to help displaced, homeless and needy veterans and their families by getting actively involved in East Bay Stand Down. The community-minded biotech company encourages and subsidizes active employee volunteerism in a number of ways, spanning disparate interests and activities.

“Stand Down is a term used during military conflict to describe the practice of removing combat troops from the field and taking care of their basic needs in a safer area,” describes Axenia Cell Culture Specialist, Paul Deaver. “The East Bay Stand Down brings needy and homeless Veterans into a safe encampment for the same purpose. We felt that this was an important way to give back to our community.”

During East Bay Stand Down, a “tent city” will be erected on the Alameda Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA to house as many as 500 veterans and their families. In total, approximately 1200 to 1500 volunteers will participate throughout the planning and execution of the event to be held August 5 – 8, 2010.

“Paul volunteered to be a Tent Leader during East Bay Stand Down and will support the needs of 20 homeless Veterans,” said Stephen Judd, Axenia’s CEO. “Paul’s willingness to support our Bay Area veterans coincides with our corporate values of partnership and social responsibility.”

Upon arrival at the “tent city,” the veterans will receive food, clothing, shelter, showers, haircuts and other basic necessities. Veterans Administration and military healthcare providers will work side by side to assist with physical, dental and mental health needs. Counselors will be available to address substance abuse issues, employment options, benefits and spiritual concerns.

Axenia BioLogix fosters volunteerism in many different areas of interest. Led by Axenia CEO, Stephen Judd, company employees and their families have logged hundreds of hours volunteering for national and local groups, including youth sports organizations such as the American Youth Soccer Association (AYSO), trade organizations such as the International Serum Industry Association (ISIA), federal healthcare programs such as the USDA’s Women, Infants & Children (WIC), and a number of university and federal advisory boards related to biotechnology. “We are truly committed to a better world through our active involvement in the communities we touch, “ says Judd.