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Huawei Makes Donation to Communities In Schools and Bowman Middle School in Plano, Texas

Sep 5, 2014

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, made a monetary donation to Communities In Schools (CIS) and donated backpacks to Bowman Middle School in Plano, Texas. The monetary donation will be used for school supplies and other educational needs.

Huawei Makes Donation to Communities In Schools and Bowman Middle School in Plano, Texas. Pictured: Pat Craven (Communities In Schools Campus Manager), George Reed (Huawei), Kris Vernon (Bowman Middle School Principal), Plano City Councilwoman Andre' Davison, Dr. Richard Matkin (Plano Independent School District Superintendent), and Jim McGee (Huawei).

"Once again, it is a pleasure working with companies like Huawei. We appreciate Huawei's vision to donate locally where it can have the greatest impact on our students," said Pat Craven, Communities In Schools Campus Manager.

"Huawei is committed to helping local communities and carrying out greater corporate social responsibilities," said George Reed, Senior Vice President of Solutions and Marketing at Huawei Technologies USA. "Being an integral part of the community in Plano, we are happy to donate to exceptional educational institutions such as Bowman Middle School in the Plano Independent School District."

Communities In Schools is a private nonprofit based in the school, committed to helping students stay in school, achieve academically and graduate to become productive and contributing members of our communities. Since 1978, CIS has provided year-round, on-campus academic and social support services to more than 325,000 children and their families in grades pre-K through 12 in Dallas, Collin, Rockwall, and Ellis counties. Bowman Middle School is part of the Plano Independent School District in Plano, Texas, and was named a 2014 Texas School To Watch® by the Texas Middle School Association.

About Huawei
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with the vision to enrich life through communication. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives our customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei's 150,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one third of the world's population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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