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As a company with a 30-year history in Silicon Valley, Dell Wyse has strong ties to the community where it resides. In 2011, Dell Wyse supported various charitable foundations that create programs for education, youth, health, and the fight against poverty in the greater Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Dell Wyse has had a long history of volunteering and donating to San Jose-based Sacred Heart Community Service, whose mission is to build a community in Silicon Valley free from poverty. Each year, Dell Wyse employees volunteer their time to assist with food and toy distribution during the holidays. In addition, this past year Dell Wyse spearheaded the creation of 60 Survival Sacks for the holidays. The Survival Sacks are backpacks containing essential new items such as underwear, socks, a washcloth, a small blanket, and hygiene supplies. Dell Wyse also donated cloud clients to revamp Sacred Heart’s computer lab where adults can take computer skills courses. Thanks to the Dell Wyse devices, the new computer lab requires less maintenance, less power, less space and is more reliable than the previous aging PCs.
In addition to Sacred Heart Community Service, other organizations that Dell Wyse supported in 2011 are:
American Heart Association, Silicon Valley Chapter
The mission of the American Heart Association is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The mission of the Okizu Foundation is to provide peer support, respite, mentoring, and recreational programs to meet the needs of all members of families affected by childhood cancer.
Santa Clara County Foster and Adoptive Parent Association
Provides resources and advocate for the needs of Foster & Adoptive Families in Santa Clara County.
Silicon Valley Education Foundation
The mission of SVEF is to make Silicon Valley the leader in academically prepared students, especially in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s 1000 Hearts for 1000 Minds
The 1000 Hearts for 1000 Minds campaign was created to narrow the achievement gap in Silicon Valley by leveraging the creative energy of the world’s most innovative workforce and residents to support students who are struggling most in the core areas of literacy, math and science.