Yearlong fundraising initiative raises record amounts for children in need across the Upstate
Greenville, S.C. – November 13, 2014 – SYNNEX Share the Magic, a charity fundraiser created by SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), announced today that it has raised more than $1.284 million for children in need, with nearly $810,000 to be distributed among four Upstate children’s charities. Beneficiaries of SYNNEX Share the Magic include: A Child’s Haven, Clement’s Kindness, Make-A-Wish South Carolina and Pendleton Place for Children and Families.Founded in 2011 by Peter Larocque, President, North America Distribution for SYNNEX Corporation, $500,000 was raised in its first year alone. In 2012, $750,000 was raised and in 2013, $1.065 million was raised with more than $700,000 distributed to the four beneficiaries. Over the last four years, SYNNEX Share the Magic has collectively raised more than $3.59 million for Upstate children and distributed more than $2.3 million to its beneficiaries. While the amount of funds raised is significant, the impact it has on the lives of Upstate children and their families is truly immeasurable.