AFL Donates Over $14K to Aid Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Spartanburg, SC – In light of the devastation from Hurricane Sandy that hit late October 2012, AFL partnered with the American Red Cross to set up an online disaster relief site for monetary donations. Starting with a $5,000 donation made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, associates’ donations were matched, dollar for dollar, to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief fund. Donors raised over $4,000 and with AFL’s match and contribution, the American Red Cross received $14,950 for its disaster relief efforts.
“AFL associates know how to make a difference in the lives of others and they are always so willing to support those in need,” said Corie Culp, community relations manager for AFL. “Our efforts will only go so far, but we know that we are part of a much larger initiative to repair the lives of those affected. We know we are making a difference!”
AFL’s Community Outreach program consists of several initiatives—all with the same goal: to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Through grants, employee engagement programs, environmental initiatives and more, AFL imagines communities that are strong and thriving. For additional information on AFL and its community outreach initiatives, visit
About AFL:
AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, OEM, enterprise, wireless and transit rail markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, medical, renewable and intelligent grid. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes fiber optic cable, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectors, fusion splicers, test equipment and training. AFL’s service portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost telecommunications companies supporting both the central office and outside plant areas.
Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise, exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Europe and Asia. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit
Corie Culp
Public Relations Manager, AFL