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
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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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A Fresh Start for Hungarian Abuse Victims

6 February, 2015 @ 8:00 am
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When women and children arrive at the Hungarian Interchurch Aid’s temporary family shelter in Budapest, they often have nothing more than a few articles of clothing. Knowing these victims escaped abuse at the last second, Avnet Hungary recently delivered a variety of food and items to help them. Hearing the stories of families and small […]

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10th Annual Avnet Tech Games to Award up to $35K in Scholarships

30 January, 2015 @ 12:24 pm
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Having awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarships and honorariums to college students and faculty across the nation over the past nine years, Avnet is gearing up to award as much as $35,000 at the 10th Annual Avnet Tech Games in April. By matching college students with real-world technology and engineering challenges in a high-stakes competition for […]

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