Spansion - AMD Shows Loving Care for Poverty-stricken Students
At the ceremony organized by SIP Committee for the Care of Children on August 31, Mr. P.C. Loh, Managing Director of Spansion Semiconductor (China) Co., Ltd. and AMD Semiconductor Technology (China) Co., Ltd., presented to 100 poverty-stricken school pupils from the 3 townships of SIP a donation of 40,000 yuan RMB together with 100 school bags with stationeries, showing loving concern for the cause of education in SIP and action of reciprocating for the support of the society.
It is known that Spansion Semiconductor, one the earliest foreign-invested enterprises in SIP, is a leading manufacturer of flash memory chips in the world, and AMD Semiconductor is the second investment project of AMD following Spansion, whose operation had made "CPR made in Suzhou" possible for the first time. Under the mentality of "repaying the society" in concrete actions, the Spansion – AMD conglomerate has launched a series of campaigns of public service underlined by the slogan "golden neighbors and good companionship for common prosperity". The company has organized a team of over 200 volunteers to participate in all kinds of welfare work in the community, and since 2003, the company has made it an annual practice to donate funds to help a hundred students from the 18 primary and middle schools of Weiting, Shengpu, and Loufeng Townships in SIP. Along with the donation, the company has organized a series of mutual-aid activities, such as inviting children to visit the company and holding get-together with the company employees. This year, in addition to the donated fund, the company specially ordered a hundred school bags full of stationeries, at the expense of volunteer employees, to present to the students.
Sept. 1, 2005