Sun Microsystems Employees Embrace the 'Year of the Volunteer'

Technology Leader Supports Local Communities Around the World Through

Its Seventh Annual Worldwide Volunteer Week



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Sun Microsystems, Inc.

    PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Sun employees are exhibiting continued support and involvement in local
 communities this week by participating in Worldwide Volunteer Week 2001.
 Sun Microsystems' Seventh Annual Worldwide Volunteer Week will be held
 April 22-28, as employees, their families, friends, partners and customers
 volunteer to support community organizations throughout the world.
     Sun volunteer teams will dedicate their time and energy by addressing
 important community issues, including the environment, literacy, homelessness
 and hunger.
     "Volunteerism has always been one of the most important ways that Sun
 employees support our communities," said Gary Serda, manager of Sun's global
 community development at Sun Microsystems(Nasdaq:   SUNW).  "The United Nations
 has declared 2001 the 'International Year of The Volunteer' and Sun is
 perfectly positioned to meet the UN's challenge with this year's event."
     Supported by Sun, employees plan to take part in more than 130 community
 service projects during Worldwide Volunteer Week.  During last year's
 Worldwide Volunteer Week, more than 3,000 Sun employees volunteered over
 9,000 hours in 12 different countries.
 
     Ongoing Community Involvement Programs
     Sun Worldwide Volunteer Week 2001 is a good example of Sun's ongoing
 commitment to global community involvement.  Through the company's Community
 Action Volunteer Program, launched in 1989, Sun volunteers gave more than
 20,000 hours of their time over the past year to hundreds of organizations
 throughout the world.
 
     About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
     Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision -- "The Network Is The
 Computer(TM)" -- has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc., to its position as a
 leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that
 power the 'net and allow companies worldwide to take their businesses to the
 nth.  With $19.2 billion in annual revenues, Sun can be found in more than
 170 countries and on the World Wide Web at http://sun.com.
     NOTE:  Sun, Sun Microsystems, and The Network is The Computer are
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United
 States and other countries.
 
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    PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Sun employees are exhibiting continued support and involvement in local
 communities this week by participating in Worldwide Volunteer Week 2001.
 Sun Microsystems' Seventh Annual Worldwide Volunteer Week will be held
 April 22-28, as employees, their families, friends, partners and customers
 volunteer to support community organizations throughout the world.
     Sun volunteer teams will dedicate their time and energy by addressing
 important community issues, including the environment, literacy, homelessness
 and hunger.
     "Volunteerism has always been one of the most important ways that Sun
 employees support our communities," said Gary Serda, manager of Sun's global
 community development at Sun Microsystems(Nasdaq:   SUNW).  "The United Nations
 has declared 2001 the 'International Year of The Volunteer' and Sun is
 perfectly positioned to meet the UN's challenge with this year's event."
     Supported by Sun, employees plan to take part in more than 130 community
 service projects during Worldwide Volunteer Week.  During last year's
 Worldwide Volunteer Week, more than 3,000 Sun employees volunteered over
 9,000 hours in 12 different countries.
 
     Ongoing Community Involvement Programs
     Sun Worldwide Volunteer Week 2001 is a good example of Sun's ongoing
 commitment to global community involvement.  Through the company's Community
 Action Volunteer Program, launched in 1989, Sun volunteers gave more than
 20,000 hours of their time over the past year to hundreds of organizations
 throughout the world.
 
     About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
     Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision -- "The Network Is The
 Computer(TM)" -- has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc., to its position as a
 leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that
 power the 'net and allow companies worldwide to take their businesses to the
 nth.  With $19.2 billion in annual revenues, Sun can be found in more than
 170 countries and on the World Wide Web at http://sun.com.
     NOTE:  Sun, Sun Microsystems, and The Network is The Computer are
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United
 States and other countries.
 
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