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AFL Associates Donate $506K to Communities Worldwide

6/24/2019

Spartanburg, SC – June 24, 2019 – AFL, a global manufacturer and provider of services, held its third annual Imagine That! fundraising campaign, supporting communities worldwide in areas where AFL has operations. This year’s campaign increased by ­44 percent over last year, generating $506K to organizations around the world including in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico and New Zealand.

“This year’s results are phenomenal and will greatly impact organizations in our communities, ultimately helping children and families thrive,” said Corie Culp, community relations manager for AFL. “Our associates’ passion for others is evident in how much they gave back to make a difference in the lives of others.”
 
This year’s campaign theme was titled, “Game On!” and provided an interactive element of gaming including references to Pac-Man, Candy Crush, Mario and more. Associates learned more about the need in their respective communities and were given the opportunity to donate. AFL’s Community Outreach Program matched all donations up to $100.
 
AFL US locations in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Washington supported local United Way organizations and generated $474,000. AFL locations internationally also supported the annual campaign, donating to various local organizations chosen by associates, and increased the financial impact to $506K.

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.

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

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