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AFL Presents Grant to Headway Swindon

2/14/2019

Swindon, UK and Spartanburg, SC – AFL, a manufacturer of fiber optic cable, accessories and equipment, awarded a £3,000 grant to Headway Swindon, an organization that offers cognitive rehabilitation with the aim to redevelop lost skills such as memory, attention, emotional adjustment and planning, ultimately helping individuals realise their full potential. The grant will support the purchase of a new Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) system.

AFL Check Presentation to Headway Swindon“Headway Swindon is forward thinking and needs a system that can move with us and support a growing service,” said Jane Weston, Chief Executive Officer of Headway Swindon. “Currently, we use several databases which are old and unreliable. We spend time accessing several sites to gain the information required.”
 
Headway Swindon supports up to 94 adults affected by brain injury plus their families in the Swindon area each week. The CRM system will enable Headway Swindon to consolidate data, improving efficiency and data protection.
 
Jo Lawrence, sales and marketing coordinator at AFL explained, “Headway Swindon is supported through our annual fundraising campaign and it was through this relationship we became aware of the need for a grant. We are proud to support them and their endeavours to provide a smooth running service for all their clients and supporters.”
 
AFL has a robust Community Outreach Program that provides grants, sponsorships, employee engagement project, environmental support and more. For additional information on AFL, its products and services, visit www.AFLglobal.com.

About AFL
Founded in 1984, AFL is an international manufacturer providing end-to-end solutions to the energy, service provider, enterprise and industrial markets as well as several emerging markets. The company’s products are in use in over 130 countries and include fibre optic cable and hardware, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectivity, test and inspection equipment, fusion splicers and training. AFL also offers a wide variety of services supporting data centre, enterprise, wireless and outside plant applications.

Headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit www.AFLglobal.com

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About Headway Swindon
Since 1989 Headway Swindon & District has been supporting adults with traumatic and acquired brain injury, their families and carers. Headway Swindon’s aim is to enable brain injury survivors to regain and relearn skills that have become impaired as a result of a brain injury, and provide them with support and advice. Activities promote cognitive and social rehabilitation, and each person has an individual plan to enable them to meet their goals and achieve their potential. Support and advice is also open to carers and loved ones to enable them to cope with and manage the impact of a brain injury on the family. Through Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy and social rehabilitation clients can attain the highest possible quality of life and assist them to independent living. For more information, visit http://www.headwayswindon.org.uk  

Contacts
Joanne Lawrence
Sales and Marketing Coordinator
AFL
+44 1793 647 269
Joanne.Lawrence@AFLglobal.com
 
Corie Culp
Community Relations Manager
AFL
864.433.5409
Corie.Culp@AFLglobal.com

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