MELVILLE, USA: Responding to the devastation caused by the earthquakes and tsunami in Japan, Arrow Electronics Inc. has joined with its employees to support disaster recovery and relief operations in that region. The company pledged to match the first $100,000 in employee donations to designated crisis-recovery charities.
“We are grateful that our employees in Japan have been confirmed safe, and we are committed to doing what we can to help others affected by the catastrophic events in that area,” said Michael J. Long, chairman, president and CEO of Arrow Electronics. “Arrow and our employees have been long-time contributors to relief efforts, and we believe it is important to alleviate the suffering caused by this disaster.”
The designated agencies for which Arrow will match employee donations, dollar-for-dollar, include the American Red Cross, AmeriCares, Mercy Corps and Doctors Without Borders.