Written by Cassandra Savel, associate analyst, corporate social responsibility
Assistive technology helps people with disabilities in their day-to-day lives, including those who have difficulty speaking, pointing, hearing, learning and more. Any type of equipment, tools or devices that make social or learning experiences more accessible for this population helps to improve overall quality of life.
In February 2021, the ON Semiconductor Foundation awarded a $45,000 grant to Junior Achievement of Oregon & SW Washington (JA), an organization committed to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. The three-year grant is being used to help provide local students with JA BizTown, an upper-elementary program that teaches work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills.
ON Semiconductor employees based at the Bracknell site in the United Kingdom chose to raise money for a local charity, Daisy’s Dream, a few months ago. Daisy’s Dream supports children and young people, and their families, who have been bereaved or are living in a family where someone has a life-limiting illness.
Written by: Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility associate analyst
Each year on May 28, the global community recognizes World Hunger Day with the aim of advocating for sustainable solutions to end hunger and poverty. Over 690 million people, or 8.9% of the population, live in chronic hunger across the world.
Written by: Cassandra Savel, associate analyst, corporate social responsibility
May is National Foster Care Month, an initiative recognizing foster parents and family members, mentors, volunteers, policymakers and other members of the community who help to ensure a bright future for the 423,000 children and youth in foster care in the United States.
On February 16, the Bucheondong Community Welfare Center celebrated receiving a grant from the ON Semiconductor Foundation to support a social network for the elderly living alone with a donation ceremony.
The ON Semiconductor Foundation is the nonprofit arm of ON Semiconductor, a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, who operates ON Semiconductor Korea in Bucheon.
Money will help nonprofit deliver meals to West Valley seniors
Meals of Joy, a Litchfield Park-based nonprofit meal delivery program that serves seniors throughout the West Valley, has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the ON Semiconductor Foundation.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for the organization’s hot and ready-to-eat meals is 3 1/2 times what it was before March 2020, and the organization delivers more than 700 meals per week to seniors in Avondale, Buckeye, Glendale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Peoria, Sun City, Surprise/Sun City Grand and Sun City West.
Donation Ceremony in Support of Child Abuse Victims in Bucheon City
On Feb. 8, 2021, Save the Children Korea celebrated receiving a $25k USD grant from the ON Semiconductor Foundation at the Joongbu Branch of Save the Children in Bucheon City. The grant supports children affected by abuse.
Written By: Ruxandra Nan, vice president, Unu și Unu Association and Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility associate analyst at ON Semiconductor
According to the World Health Organization, an estimated one in 10 babies, or 50 million worldwide, are born prematurely every year before 37 weeks of pregnancy are completed. These babies face a higher risk of complications and lower rates of survival, thus requiring optimal use of technology and specialized care to make it past the difficult first days and weeks of their lives.
The partnership aims to fulfill children’s rights to access water, clean toilets amid pandemic
Children in the remote town of Villareal in Samar face severe malnutrition and are at risk of being infected with life-threatening diseases, including COVID-19, amid difficulties in getting access to clean water and toilets.
To help address the problem, the ON Semiconductor Foundation awarded $30,612 USD (approximately 1.5-million PHP) to Save the Children Philippines to provide access to potable water and clean toilets to around 500 children and their families in the next eight months.