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AMD Boston Employees Lend a Hand to Community Harvest Project
Ten AMD employees and co-ops spent the morning planting beets at Community Harvest Project Inc. CHP is working to build an engaged and healthier community by bringing volunteers together to grow fresh fruits and vegetables for hunger relief. "This was a great opportunity for our co-ops to spend time with our engineers," shared Nicole Harris, AMD Boston Community Affairs Liaison. An AMD Team Development Grant of $500 was awarded to the Community Harvest Project on behalf of the employees who volunteered.
AMD Bangalore Run in 10K to Support Charities
Sixteen AMD Bangalore employees braved the heat and humidity and ran in the Bangalore 10K to spread awareness and raise funds for four charities: Asha, CRY, Sankalp and Goonj. “This was a great team event, as the runners encouraged and supported each other during the training and the run," shared Anasua Bhowmik, AMD Bangalore Community Affairs Liaison. “All the runners were able to complete the run which was an outstanding achievement given that for most runners it was their first 10K run.”
AMD Shanghai Employees Make Hand Carved Bookmarks with Pudong Special Education School Students
Twelve Shanghai employees visited Pudong Special Education School. The students and employees created handmade bookmarks by carving and painting special paper.
"The students did an amazing job of following the step by step instructions to produce very artistic bookmarks,” shared one AMD Volunteer Champion. “Spending time with these students always fills us with joy and warmth.”
An AMD Team Development Grant of $500 will be awarded to Pudong Special Education School, which provides high-quality education for students, who are disabled and deaf, by helping them learn new skills and integrate into society.
AMD Singapore Employees Support Red Cross Society Blood Donation Drive
AMD Singapore, in partnership with the Singapore Red Cross Society, collected 59 units of blood during a one day on site donation drive. The blood drive was very timely. During the onsite blood donation drive, registered donors were alerted via sms of the low availability of O blood in the blood bank.
The mission of the Singapore Red Cross Society it dedicated to protecting human life and dignity, relieving human suffering and responding to emergencies.
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AMD Fort Collins Employees Make a Difference during National Engineers Week
Twenty-four AMD Fort Collins engineers visited six 4th and 5th grade classes in the Poudre School District and talked to elementary students about the various engineering career opportunities.
“It was fun to interface with employees outside your department, which brings a different perspective to the project,” commented Teri Adsit, Fort Collins Community Affairs Liaison. “It was also very rewarding to watch the children learn about all the different things that engineers do and get excited about their future."
An AMD Team Development Grant of $500 was awarded to the Poudre School District on behalf of Fort Collins employees who volunteered.
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