Merchant Services of Irvine Partners with Make-A-Wish to Send Young Woman to Paradise

Top Quote Robert Parisi of Merchant Services of Irvine explains how the company partners with Make-A-Wish to help make a young woman's wish to come true. End Quote
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  • Orange County, CA (1888PressRelease) May 08, 2013 - Robert Parisi, Senior Vice President of Merchant Services of Irvine recently announced that the company, as part of their ongoing commitment to supporting local charitable organizations, partnered with Make-A-Wish to help send a young woman to paradise.

    Kristin is a strong young woman living with Sarcoma Cancer, but she doesn't let that hold her back. She loves the water, time with her friends, and the feeling of sand between her toes. When it came to deciding her most heartfelt wish, Kristin wanted nothing more than to visit the shores of beautiful Hawaii.

    Nothing was held back from this VIP vacation. Kristin and her family were ushered to the airport via limousine, and upon landing in the Aloha state, they were greeted with traditional Hawaiian leis. During the stay, Kristin enjoyed horseback riding, jet skiing, boat touring, a historic tour of Pearl Harbor, and the family favorite: swimming and snorkeling. Kristin's favorite moment, however, was swimming and interacting with the dolphins.

    Kristin and her family will never forget their trip of adventures, excursions, and relaxation on the beach. They are all grateful to Merchant Services of Irvine for helping to make Kristin's wish come true.

    "Giving to organizations like Make-A-Wish is at the core of our business philosophy" said Robert Parisi, Senior Vice President of Merchant Services of Irvine. "We love helping to provide experiences that bring a bit of hope and joy to these kids and their families."

    Since its inception in 1995, Merchant Services of Irvine has committed itself to serving the community. Its team partners with multiple local, national, and international organizations to meet its vision of continuously acting in a socially responsible manner through investing in donations to community strengthening organizations.

    About Merchant Services of Irvine
    Merchant Services of Irvine is a leading provider of e-commerce solutions to businesses throughout the United States. Recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of The 5,000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the U.S., Merchant Services of Irvine provides sound, reliable, and cost-effective bankcard and e-commerce support to tens of thousands of business partners worldwide. To learn more about Merchant Services of Irvine, please visit

    About the Make-A-Wish Foundation®
    Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions though its wish-granting work. Since its beginning, the organization has reached more than 193,000 children around the world. The Foundation's mission reflects the life-changing impact that a Make-A-Wish® experience has on children, families, and entire communities. To learn more about the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Orange County and the Inland Empire, please visit

    For additional information, contact:
    Carrie Gale
    Merchant Services of Irvine
    9012 Research Drive, Suite 200
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (949) 861-4000 x7917

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