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Arrow Electronics in Asia Pacific Hosts Family Day to Foster Community Involvement

Submitted by: Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Categories: Community Development, Volunteerism

Posted: Aug 21, 2019 – 05:46 PM EST

 

DENVER, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - Arrow Electronics hosted a Family Day at its Hong Kong headquarters to raise awareness about local nonprofits and cultivate community involvement. The Hong Kong Association of the Deaf, the Deaf Café and The Life Workshop participated in the event, which drew a record 220 employees, their family member and other guests.

Attendees participated in a range of activities to encourage inclusiveness. Members of the Hong Kong Association of the Deaf, a provider of comprehensive social welfare, medical and educational services to deaf people, taught Arrow employees and their children sign language and also toured the Arrow Open Lab at Hong Kong Science Park. 

The event also included an art workshop for children of Arrow employees and youth members of the HK Association of the Deaf led by an illustrator and author with REStore EXPO, a program of The Life Workshop. Deaf Café, a social enterprise that provides multiple employment opportunities for the hearing impaired, provided catering and lunch service.
Family members of Arrow employees also served as volunteers for the event. Arrow employees from around the world regularly work with local nonprofits, extending the company’s collaborative and innovative culture into the broader communities where they live and work. In 2018, Arrow employees logged nearly 6,000 volunteer hours.

Learn more about Arrow’s Corporate Social Responsibility program by visiting www.arrow.com/en/about-arrow/corporate-social-responsibility

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW) guides innovation forward for over 200,000 leading technology manufacturers and service providers. With 2018 sales of $30 billion, Arrow develops technology solutions that improve business and daily life. Learn more at FiveYearsOut.com.

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