Skyworks in the community
As part of the Company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and to being part of a global community, Skyworks and employees donated more than $200,000 to various charitable organizations in fiscal 2018. Donations were made through global initiatives as well as the Company's Charitable Contributions and Employee Matching Gift programs in the U.S. and Canada. The Skyworks family is proud to support so many worthwhile causes and to make a difference for those in need.
SINGAPORE SUPPORTS RUN RACE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY
Employees from Skyworks' Singapore location joined the National Geographic fundraising run to promote renewable energy consumption as a way to reduce waste and decrease carbon footprint.
5K CANCER WALK AND RUN EVENT
Skyworks sponsored a 5K Cancer Walk and Run fundraiser for the Lahey Health Institute, a non-profit organization in the greater Boston area that provides integrated health services for cancer patients. More than 1,300 people participated, raising over $327,000 for cancer care. Now in its 12th year, the event has raised a total of $2.4 million to fund vital programs dedicated to cancer treatment, clinical research, and improving the care and experience of patients.
MEXICALI 4th ANNUAL RUN AND BIKE RIDE EVENT
Skyworks' Mexicali facility hosted its 4th annual run and bike event to promote health and wellness among employees and their families. The event embodies the "Vive Bien" (or "Live Healthy") theme, which in addition to the races, consisted of exhibits with information about fitness and nutrition, staying healthy and bicycle safety. Approximately 500 employees plus their family members participated in the 2K and 5K run, as well as 2K bike ride. Trophies and prizes were awarded to the top three finishers in each category and a commemorative ribbon was given to every finisher.
NEWBURY PARK SUPPORTS COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY
As part of their various charity efforts, employees in Newbury Park, CA collected items to support the "For The Troops" organization, which provides members of the American military with "We Care" packages containing basic necessities. In addition, employees donated food items to the Manna Conejo Valley Food Bank, which serves an average of more than 1,400 people in need every month.
WOBURN EMPLOYEES CONDUCT EARTH DAY CLEAN-UP
In conjunction with the celebration of Earth Day, employees in Woburn, MA organized and completed a clean-up effort. Volunteers filled several bags with trash and debris from the surrounding Skyworks facility and neighboring streets.
CEDAR RAPIDS JOB SHADOW PROGRAM
As part of a Workplace Learning Connection program, two local high school students interested in mechanical engineering had the opportunity to shadow engineers from Skyworks’ Cedar Rapids design center. Students learned about the typical day of an engineer and spent time in the lab.
SKYWORKS SUPPORTS SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
Employees from Skyworks' Adamstown office recently participated in the "Stuff the Bus" campaign organized by United Way of Frederick County. The annual school supplies donation drive helps K-12 students experiencing hardship or homelessness by providing them with basic classroom necessities. Now in its 10th year, the community-wide effort supports over 7,500 students across the county.
CEDAR RAPIDS EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATE IN "BOWL FOR KID'S SAKE"
A team of employees from Skyworks’ Cedar Rapids Design Center recently participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters “Bowl for Kid’s Sake” event. The “Skyrollers” took to the lanes and raised over $2,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters during the organizations’ largest annual fundraising event. Funds raised go directly toward matching children with caring Big Brother and Big Sister volunteers.
MEXICALI EMPLOYEES SUPPORT ORPHANAGES
Employees from Mexicali, Mexico volunteered and participated in celebrations organized by the Cadenas de Ayuda foundation to benefit the children from different local orphanages. Skyworks volunteers helped wrap and deliver gifts to the children, along with donating money to cover expenses for transportation, piñatas and food.
SKYWORKS EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATE IN RUNNING EVENTS
Running enthusiasts from Skyworks’ office in Osaka, Japan participated in a 5K run and relay race to foster motivation and promote teamwork.
NEWBURY PARK PARTICIPATES IN JOB SHADOW PROGRAM
Skyworks' Newbury Park, California location hosted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) students as part of a Job Shadow Program supporting the Newbury Park High School curriculum. The platform helps youths explore their career options through hands-on interaction in a mentor's work environment.
MEXICALI NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN
Once a quarter since 2010, employees at Skyworks’ Mexicali facility volunteer their time to help beautify the surrounding neighborhood, including tree pruning, painting perimeter fences and cleaning-up nearby areas.
SKYWORKS PARTICIPATES IN FEASTER FIVE ROAD RACE
Skyworks recently sponsored and participated in the Feaster Five Road Race event in Andover, Massachusetts. Employees from the Woburn and Andover offices raised money and participated in the 5 mile walk/run event. The Feaster Five Road Race has been a Merrimack Valley tradition since 1987. With over 10,000 participants, it is one of the largest races in Massachusetts. Proceeds support a variety of nonprofit organizations including the Merrimack Valley YMCA, Bellesini Academy, Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm, and Merrimack Valley Striders organizations.
CASA TOY DRIVE IN IRVINE, CA
Employees donated several boxes of toys and gift cards for children in need at the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). CASA is a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of children in the foster care system in Orange County through quality mentoring and advocacy services. The children were presented gifts at their holiday party where over 300 children took photos with Santa, danced, played games, mingled with friends and enjoyed great food.