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AFL Associates Present $14,500 to United Way of Central Carolinas

8/30/2021

Spartanburg, SC – AFL, a provider of engineering and installation services, and manufacturer of fiber optic cable and accessories, presented $14,500 to the United Way of Central Carolinas at the culmination of its annual United Way campaign. The donation was made possible by AFL associates’ donations to the campaign, plus AFL’s matching program which added up to $100 per donation.

AFL Presents $14,500 to UWCC

“This annual campaign is an opportunity for each individual to make a difference in our community,” commented Seneca Mullins, senior vice president of AFL’s Enterprise Services and ITC president. “At a time when organization’s resources have declined, our associates learned about the need in our community and acted.”

The campaign theme was “Global Games—Give for the Gold,” a nod to the Tokyo Games. During the two-week campaign, associates make a financial contribution for the betterment of their community. AFL’s Monroe associates realized a 123 percent increase in campaign contributions over the previous year and a 22 percent increase in the number of donors.

“We are so grateful for the incredible partnership with AFL,” said Ivy Allen, Regional Development Director for United Way of Central Carolinas. “Their continued support of United Way and the community is making a positive impact and providing hope and opportunities to many of our children, families, and individuals.”

United Way of Central Carolinas fights for the education, health and financial stability of every person in their community, supporting nonprofit organizations that maintain the safety net, advance racial equity and create equitable access to opportunity. United Way of Central Carolinas brings together groups to address complex challenges facing individuals, families and communities across the Charlotte region.  

Locations worldwide conducted campaigns during the month of June, generating $670,000 for AFL communities worldwide. This is a 36 percent increase over 2020 and a 27 percent increase in the number of donors.

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, hyperscale and industrial 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, Facebook, and read our blog.

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Public Relations Manager, AFL
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