On Friday morning, December 14th 2018, at Intel Vietnam headquarters in District 9, HCMC, the Intel Involved Matching Grant 2018 ceremony was held with the participation of representatives from Intel Vietnam's Public Affairs Department and nearly 30 local NPOs. Ms Kelly Vo - Head of Corporate Partnerships & Fundraising from LIN Center for Community Development received the grant of $10,000 and handed to Vietnam Clean and Green (LIN's NPO partner) - the direct beneficiary of this program. Intel Vietnam's employees joined with Vietnam Sach & Xanh to organize two Beach Clean Up programs from LIN's connection.
In a cozy and open atmosphere, the Intel's Public Affairs representatives introduced about Intel's CSR programs and its "Intel Volunteer Angels" - who have been leaders in many CSR activities of the company. While Ms Uyen Ho -Public Affair Director, Intel Vietnam and Malaysia and Mr Vinh Quach - Vietnam Public Affairs, Community Affairs & Strategic Programs shared about their volunteering culture toward the local communities and the overview of CSR activities that Intel has conducted since 2006. They also emphasized on the commitment to support the sustainable development of Vietnam.
Through the Intel Involved Matching Grant Program, qualified schools and nonprofit organizations are eligible for Volunteer Matching Grants from the Intel Foundation for every hour volunteered. Intel expects this will result in nearly $12 million to over 4,000 schools and charitable organizations around the world.
Living up to our own mission in connecting all the sectors for common good, this is truly LIN’s honor to be Intel’s strategic partner in the promotion of Intel Involved Matching Grant as well as connecting interested NPOs. With Intel’s support, we strongly believe that our NPO partners and NPO community as a whole will receive the necessary support in order to achieve their greater goals.
Introduction about Intel and its CSR programs:
Intel, a leader in the semiconductor industry, is shaping the data-centric future with computing and communications technology that is the foundation of the world’s innovations. The company’s engineering expertise is helping address the world’s greatest challenges as well as helping secure, power and connect billions of devices and the infrastructure of the smart, connected world – from the cloud to the network to the edge and everything in between. Find more information about Intel at newsroom.intel.com and intel.com.
Intel has a long-standing commitment to corporate responsibility. We set ambitious goals and make strategic investments to drive improvements in environmental sustainability, supply chain responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and social impact.
For more information on Intel Matching Grant 2019 and registration, please refer to this LINK
Photo 1: Intel Vietnam representatives awarded the Intel Involved Matching Grant to Ms Kelly Vo (LIN) and Mr Tue (Vietnam Sach va Xanh - VNSX)
Photo 2: Ms Uyen Ho - Vietnam Public Affairs Director - shared about Intel’s volunteering culture toward local communities.
Photo 3: Mr Vinh Quach - Introduced about Intel Involved Matching Grant and registration process for 2019.
Photo 4: Ms Kelly Vo - LIN’s Head of Corporate Partnerships & Fundraising - shared about LIN’s mission and the journey of connecting Intel Vietnam & VNSX.
Photo 5: Mr Tue - Former Coordinator of VNSX - shared about his great experiences while working with Intel Vietnam’s volunteers on 2 Beach Clean Up campaigns in 2018.
More inspiring moments from the meeting:
Photo 6: Smiles of Intel Vietnam’s volunteers - the “Intel Volunteer Angels”
Photos : Discussion & networking time