Come See My New Home

13 March, 2015 @ 12:00 am
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Thank you for visiting the Blazing the Two-Fold Path blog. On March 6, 2015, we announced that we’d be posting to a new home, Avnet Voices. Please visit us there for the latest news from Avnet, Inc. and be sure to subscribe for email updates when new posts are added.

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Avnet’s Greatest CR Hits

6 March, 2015 @ 8:00 am
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Only the best rock bands have enough hits to fill a greatest hits album, and those albums often span decades of work. Yet in the seven years I have been blogging about community relations, I have witnessed Avnet employees making an incredible difference in the communities where they work and play — enough, in fact, […]

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Avnet India Helps Orphans on World AIDS Day

27 February, 2015 @ 3:02 pm
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With 220,000 children in India infected with HIV/AIDS, Avnet India employees recently commemorated World AIDS Day by donating more than $3,700 to five nongovernmental organizations (NGO) providing shelter to affected orphan children. Sixty-three also volunteered, bringing a variety of groceries and other much-needed supplies with them. While at each of the five NGOs, they played […]

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Avnet Helps Doctors Without Borders Fight Ebola

20 February, 2015 @ 8:00 am
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As Avnet celebrates its 20th anniversary in Asia this year, it is committed to having a positive impact on the communities where employees live, work and play. Following a campaign to collect Christmas wishes for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), Avnet recently presented the organization with HK $150,000 (U.S. $20,000). Avnet presented Doctors Without […]

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Music to Their Minds

13 February, 2015 @ 12:29 pm
Community Outreach, Corporate Citizenship, CR Strategy, Focus Areas, Sponsorships | No comments so far

Because music has been linked to helping students do better in math and science, Avnet is sponsoring a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix. MIM’s STEM + Music program provides professional development courses for more than 150 teachers to learn about the science of sound. The […]

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