Xilinx is committed to fighting COVID-19. ''In times of crisis, actions speak louder than words. I’m proud to announce that Xilinx has donated $1.1 million for COVID-19 crisis relief,'' declared Victor Peng, CEO at Xilinx. Donations have been made to organizations that are critical to the global effort to combat the pandemic, to the local community in Silicon Valley, and to communities around the world, included:
- The World Health Organization (WHO) Solidarity Response Fund, which supports the WHO’s amazing global effort, supporting countries to prevent, detect, and respond to the pandemic.
- The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) COVID-19 Response Fund, providing care for coronavirus patients throughout UCSF’s hospitals, clinics, and research labs.
- The Silicon Valley Strong Fund, addressing the economic impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on Silicon Valley residents, businesses and community-based organizations.
- Funds for key regions to be distributed by Xilinx regional leadership in support of local needs.
Additionally, Xilinx is matching employee contributions to relief efforts.
Healthcare industry committed to fighting the pandemic
For the company's healthcare industry customers whose products are critical to fighting the pandemic, Xilinx is providing special assistance, prioritizing product fulfillment and expediting shipments.
''I am profoundly proud and grateful of the Xilinx team and the extended Xilinx family of customers, partners, and vendors as we all work together to get through this extremely difficult time,'' continued Victor Peng.