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AFL Associates Donate $494K to Communities Worldwide

10/21/2020

Spartanburg, SC – AFL, a global manufacturer and provider of services, held its fourth annual Imagine That! fundraising campaign, supporting communities worldwide in areas where AFL has operations. This year’s campaign culminated with a $494,000 donation to organizations around the world including in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Mexico.

AFL Imagine That! Final Donation

This year’s campaign theme was aptly named, “Stronger Together!” Each AFL location conducted a campaign, encouraging associates to consider financially contributing to their community. The campaign was conducted virtually at all locations due to the pandemic, yet still yielded excellent results. All donations were matched dollar for dollar up to $100 by AFL’s Community Outreach Program.
 
Within the United States, AFL partners with United Way chapters to run this campaign, and allow associates to give to United Way or direct designate to an agency of choice. Internationally, AFL locations select partners well-known by associates. This year, international recipients included:
 
Breakfast Club of Canada
Prospect Hospice, Headway Swindon, Threshold Housing Link (Swindon, UK)
Willen Hospice, YMCA, Medical Detection Dogs (Milton Keynes, UK)
Cantina Nest (Germany)
VIFAC, CORDEM (Mexico)
Heart Futures, OzHarvest, Be Someone for Someone (Australia/New Zealand)
 
AFL has an extensive Community Outreach Program that provides grants, sponsorships, associate engagement projects, disaster relief and more. For additional information on AFL and its community initiatives, 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 fiber 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 center, 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. Follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and “like us” on Facebook. Review our blog or subscribe to our bi-monthly e-newsletter.
 
Contact
Corie Culp
Community Relations Manager, AFL
864.433.5409
Corie.Culp@AFLglobal.com 

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