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Arrow Electronics Supports Military Members and Their Families with Help A Hero Event

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Employees at Arrow’s office in Orange County, Calif. hosted a bowling fundraiser to support American military members and their families. The 4th Annual Operation Help A Hero Bowling Event benefitted Operation Help a Hero, a nonprofit that provides resources to the military community. 

Infographic: Arrow Electronics 2018 Global Impact Statistics

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Arrow CSR partner organizations supported nearly 14.7 million people on six continents in 2018 — a 77% increase over 2017!

Here is a closer look at the projects we supported, designed to make the world a better place now – and Five Years Out.

North America

  • Denver — Arrow CSR HQ
  • New York City — SAM Car street drive
  • Atlanta — NFL First and Future competition at Super Bowl LIII
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia — Employees ride 30-seat bike in Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada race

Europe

Arrow Electronics Attorneys Named First Chair Awards Recipients

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Centennial, Colo., September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Attorneys Javier Blanco and Alan Chan have been named recipients of the First Chair Awards, which honor in-house counsel who have made significant contributions to the legal community in the past year through their hard work and innovation. Both Blanco and Chan were recognized in the category of Top Assistant General Counsel.

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

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DENVER, Augst 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– 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.

Massachusetts Middle Schooler Wins 2019 Arrow Innovation in Electronics Award

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DENVER, July 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics presented Massachusetts seventh grader Vikram Anantha with its 2019 Innovation in Electronics Award at the National Invention Convention, a celebration of K-12 inventors and entrepreneurs from across the United States. 

Arrow Electronics Employees Support Residential Center for Developmentally Disabled Children and Adults in the Philippines

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DENVER, July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics employees in the company’s Manila, Philippines office donated sports equipment, clothing, furniture and other essential items to the Elsie Gaches Village, a residential care facility for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and neuro-developmental disorders. 

“We really enjoyed interacting with the residents and getting to know them better,” said Hai Ling Wong, senior human resources manager, ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) at Arrow. 

Arrow Electronics Employees Score Funds for Financial Education Through Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon

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DENVER, June 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – More than 100 Arrow Electronics employees in the company’s Centennial, Colo. headquarters participated in the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon to raise money for the nonprofit’s outreach to Colorado youth. The employees raised enough funds to sponsor educational programming for 250 students. 

Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain, Inc. will reach over 100,000 students this year, teaching them invaluable life lessons in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship at no cost thanks to corporate partners like Arrow.

Exponential Good – Technology Empowerment and Inspiration Go Viral

By Carol Baroudi
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More than ten years ago, a small nonprofit and a Dutch company conspired to make a difference in the lives of impoverished Africans. The nonprofit, Close the Gap, collected usable IT equipment from major corporations in Europe. The Dutch company refurbished the various devices and made them suitable for use. And ever since then, together they have been providing computers to those in need, and have deployed more than a half million computers to help bridge the digital divide.

Value Recovery | Recycling Revisited

By Carol Baroudi
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In case you haven’t noticed, the recycling industry is in trouble. I feel fortunate that although some folks think of us as electronics recyclers, we are emphatically not in the recycling business. Our mantra is “Reuse First” and we provide data security and environmentally preferable outcomes for the assets entrusted to us by our customers.

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