NORCROSS, Ga. -- Atlanta-based office solutions and technology services company Milner Inc. recently sponsored the "Technology JumpStart Your Nonprofit" contest, where two local companies won $35,000.
A spokesperson for Milner said the two winners were Atlanta Pet Rescue and Adoption of Smyrna and Wellspring Living on Tyrone. The winners were determined by an online voting tally of 80,000 votes.
The $35,000 awards will be technology makeovers for the winners, aimed to improve the efficiency of the nonprofits' technological capabilities. Included in the prize may be telephony equipment, IT consulting services, ongoing network support and others.
Executive Vice President of Milner, Charlie Gibson said, "Giving back to the organizations dedicated to serving our communities is something Milner feels privileged to do. The response was incredible. It's obvious from the voting these organizations have some very passionate supporters."