Surrey Awarded $20K Grant from TE Connectivity
Funds to help update technology and advance mission
Devon, Pa. May 17, 2018. Surrey Services for Seniors is thankful to receive a $20,000 grant from TE Connectivity, a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader with corporate offices based in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Lee Zimmerman, vice president of global real estate and legal operations and chair of the local TE community council, led the group that presented the check to the Surrey team. He said: “We believe that helping underserved populations in our communities, such as older adults, benefits everyone. TE cares deeply about making a difference in our local community. In fact, 90 percent of TE’s corporate philanthropy dollars are in the hands of employees, allowing local voices to decide how they can make the most positive impact in their community on behalf of the company. We’re happy to forge a partnership with Surrey through funding, volunteerism, and education for seniors in our area.”
Commenting on the grant, Bob Madonna, Surrey President and CEO said: “This grant will help fund technology improvements to support back office functions and enable Surrey to provide better responsiveness to the older adults we serve.” Madonna also thanked TE Connectivity employees who regularly volunteer at Surrey, serving lunch and helping to run programs.
About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.
About Surrey Services for Seniors
Surrey Services for Seniors’ mission is to help older adults live with independence and dignity and to continue as engaged members of the community. Surrey is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, providing a full spectrum of specialized services including: home care services, transportation, center- based programs and activities, meal programs, lifelong learning opportunities, health and fitness activities, and opportunities to volunteer. What differentiates Surrey is our caring philosophy, holistic view and our family centered approach to services for the aging. Learn more at www.SurreyServices.org or call 610-647-6404.
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