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Community Outreach
Avnet Community Outreach Avnet employs a three-pronged approach to community relations: strategic partnerships with nonprofit organizations, volunteerism and employee-driven community relations activities.

Avnet Community Outreach - Collections and Drives

Community Sponsorships - Investing the community includes sponsoring events, programs and projects that encourage promote and recognize good corporate citizenship, community outreach, education and volunteerism, whether on an individual, group or company basis. The following are a few examples.

  • AESSBot International Robotics Tournament (Spain)
  • Business 4 Better (USA)
  • Dynamic Women in Business (Arizona)
  • FIRST Robotics (Arizona)
  • Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (Arizona)
  • Heart of Business Awards (Arizona)
  • Various Nonprofit Boards of Directors (USA)
Avnet Community Outreach - Volunteer Activities

Community Partnerships - Understanding that the sum of the parts is greater than the whole, Avnet works closely with suppliers, customers and vendors to expand its impact in the community. Below are a few of our community partners from around the world.

  • Amber Foundation (U.K.)
  • American Heart Association (USA)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters (USA)
  • Caterina’s Club (California)
  • HandsOn Greater Phoenix (Arizona)
  • Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (Hong Kong)
  • Improving Chandler Area Neighborhoods – ICAN (Arizona)
  • Junior Achievement (Arizona)
  • Morgan’s Wonderland (Texas)
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank (Chicago)
  • SafeHome (Kansas City)
  • Salvation Army (Australia and USA)
  • St. Vincent de Paul (Arizona)
  • The Christie (U.K.)
  • Toys for Tots (USA)
  • United Way (USA)
  • Ventura County Children's Services Auxiliary (California)
  • YMCA (USA)
Avnet Community Outreach - Volunteer Activities

Avnet Cares - Avnet’s employee-led volunteer organization designed to empower employees making a difference in their communities. Avnet Cares offers programs to support the volunteer and charitable efforts of our employees, including Dollars for Doers, Matching Grants and Volunteer Recognition Awards.




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