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BackOffice Associates Announces Donation

SAN JOSE, Calif.— BackOffice Associates, LLC, the leader in SAP® data quality, SAP data migration and SAP data governance solutions, today presented world ranked tennis star James Blake with a donation for the Thomas Blake Sr. Memorial Fund. The Research Fund, founded in memory of his father, supports early detection research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering—the nation’s preeminent cancer center. The Blake Research Fund invests vital seed money at the leading-edge of science. One hundred percent of every dollar donated to the Fund goes directly to cancer research.

The check for $25,000 was presented to James Blake after a victory on the court during the 2009 SAP Open Tennis Tournament. The presentation was made by Patricia Kennedy, BackOffice Associates Co-founder and CEO. “My family and the families of many of our employees have been affected by this disease” said Trish Kennedy, “We are proud to partner with James Blake, a true leader on and off the court, in this endeavor.”

ABOUT THE THOMAS BLAKE SR. MEMORIAL FUND:“One Set, One Match, One Cure”. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and world-ranked tennis player James Blake joined forces to bring new resources to bear on the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer. With the support of his family, James established the Thomas Blake Sr. Memorial Research Fund, in memory of his father. The Blake Research Fund invests seed money in leading-edge science in order to speed up the most promising work and shorten the time it takes to turn laboratory discoveries into better treatments for patients. For more information about the Thomas Blake Sr. Memorial Research Fund, please contact: 646-227-3526 or blakeresearchfund@mskcc.org.

 

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