PLANO, Texas, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei Technologies USA today announced its sponsorship with the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, an annual charity event produced by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation. The Turkey Trot will take place the morning of Thanksgiving in San Jose on Thursday, November 28, with the first race starting at 7:30 a.m. local time.
"Huawei is committed to supporting communities across the U.S., particularly those in need during the holiday season," said Scott Jamar, Vice President of Industry Relations at Huawei Technologies USA. "Silicon Valley is an incredibly important community to us, as we have a local office and draw from the talent pipeline. We are happy to do our part in helping this community continue to thrive."
Through the annual Turkey Trot, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation has raised almost $9 million to support local charitable programs, including local food banks, providing glasses and vision screenings and placing those in need into affordable housing. As a member of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Huawei is a proud supporter of both the Turkey Trot and the Foundation as a whole.
More information on Huawei's CSR activities can be found in its 2018 Sustainability Report here.
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Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.
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