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AMAX Works With One Warm Coat, Alameda County Community Food Bank and The Salvation Army to Give Back to the Community

Companies mentioned in this article: AMAX Information Technologies

FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- AMAX, a leading provider of High Performance Computing (HPC), dynamic Enterprise IT and Appliance Manufacturing solutions, is giving back to the community in a big way. Partnering with One Warm Coat, the Alameda County Community Food Bank and The Salvation Army, AMAX is collecting articles of clothing, blankets & pillows, toys and a variety of non-perishable foods donated from its employees and fellow partners in the industry to help those in need during this time of giving.

"Being a good corporate citizen is more than just writing a check to a nonprofit, checking complete next to your external branding strategy and calling it a day," said Jean Shih, President, AMAX. "To make a meaningful difference, AMAX has integrated a corporate philanthropy process into our entire business model by aligning ourselves with community involvement, being environmentally conscious and maintaining our commitment to making a positive difference locally and globally."

AMAX firmly believes in corporate social responsibility. In its daily operations, AMAX strives to contribute economically and socially for the betterment of the local and global society. Whether supporting employees' professional development, nurturing local communities, or fighting global poverty, AMAX continually seeks to embrace and enhance every one of our stakeholders' interests. AMAX has continually contributed countless volunteer hours, dollars and support to a growing list of charities and organizations dedicated to tackling wide ranging issues from local education and public health to global poverty and development.

"AMAX regularly donates and contributes to various organizations on a monthly basis, but we wanted to do something a little different this year to really engage our staff as well as the entire tech community," said Julia Shih, Director of Strategic Alliance, AMAX. "Many people express a desire to do something on behalf of others, but only a portion actually goes and does the work. AMAX strives to be proactive in the community and truly make a difference."

AMAX employees are its most distinguished assets and it's the infectious spirit that is the driving force for AMAX's community involvement. With hundreds of employees around the globe, this represents a grand opportunity to truly make a difference and AMAX has initiatives in place to endorse employee involvement. By giving them a myriad of choices and opportunities, AMAX employees are able to align their personal charitable enthusiasm with a charity or organization of choice to share both their passion and time.

AMAX and its employees contribute to the following organizations on a regular basis:

  • American Cancer Society
  • Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN)
  • Tzu-Chi Foundation
  • World Vision
  • Fremont & Milpitas Unified School Districts

This year, in addition to these, AMAX employees chose One Warm Coat, the Alameda County Community Food Bank and The Salvation Army as charities to focus on. AMAX employees have already allocated hundreds of articles of clothing, blankets and non-perishable foods ready for donation, with a goal of filling 40 barrels or more. If anyone in the community would like to contribute to the effort, AMAX will be accepting additional donations from its partners and the community until December 22nd, 2011. For more information on AMAX products, services and corporate responsibility, please visit: http://www.amax.com.

Founded in 1979, AMAX is a leading innovator of High Performance Computing (HPC) server, storage and cluster solutions, Enterprise IT and Appliance Manufacturing solutions. The company applies a unique combination of hardware and software engineering expertise with an open standards-based approach to dramatically increase performance and ROI for the most demanding applications. Global organizations, including some of the world's best-known brands, use AMAX offerings to solve complex computing challenges, meet product development demands, reduce energy consumption, and stay competitive. AMAX is proud to be ISO 9001 Certified and China Compulsory Certified. The company headquarters is in Fremont, CA with offices in Richardson, TX, Taipei, Taiwan, and Suzhou and Shanghai, China. For more information on products and services, visit http://www.amax.com.

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