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AFL Awards $8500 to United Way of Greater Atlanta

6/19/2014

Norcross, GA and Spartanburg, SC – AFL, a leading global manufacturer and provider of services, presented an $8,500 donation to the United Way of Greater Atlanta made possible by AFL associates and AFL’s Community Outreach Program. The donation stems from AFL’s annual United Way campaign, where associates participate in projects and activities geared toward giving back to their local communities.

Over the three-week campaign themed “Let’s Go Crazy and Live United,” associates participated in a number of community events, including filling and decorating over 100 snack bags with healthy foods, which were distributed to children who participate in a variety of United Way programs over the summer.

“This is AFL’s first year partnering with United Way of Greater Atlanta. We welcome the opportunity to work with them and lead a campaign that gives back to our community,” commented Mike Booth, president of AFL’s Network Services Division. “I’m very pleased with the outcome and look forward to partnering with United Way going forward.”

United Way of Greater Atlanta is one of the largest in the nation, investing in more than 200 programs in 13 counties through the Community Impact Fund. Its mission is to engage all segments of the community to drive sustainable change in education, income, health and homelessness while continuing to address urgent and basic human care.

AFL has an extensive Community Outreach Program that includes grants, ACT projects, sponsorships, Take Root (a program to provide trees to communities) and disaster relief. For more information, visit www.AFLglobal.com.


About AFL
AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, enterprise and OEM markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, renewables and transportation. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes fiber optic cable, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectors, fusion splicers, test equipment and training. AFL’s service portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost communications companies supporting inside plant central office, EF&I, outside plant, enterprise and wireless areas.

Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise, exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit www.AFLglobal.com

 
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Corie Culp
Community Relations Manager
AFL
864.433.5409
Corie.Culp@AFLglobal.com

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