T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced a donation totaling $50,000 to five Virginia nonprofit organizations that are making a difference in their com
T-Mobile Donates $50,000 to Virginia Nonprofits in Support of Community Impact
Record Contribution Recognizes Top-Performing Business Areas and Demonstrates Ongoing Commitment to Virginia Communities
Bellevue, WA — In a significant effort to make a positive impact on local communities, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) has announced a substantial donation of $50,000 to five Virginia nonprofit organizations that are actively making a difference in their respective communities. The selected organizations — Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Richmond at VCU, H.E.R. – Help and Emergency Response, The Fatherhood Foundation of Virginia, and the United Service Organization (USO) — have each received a generous $10,000 donation.
The donation, part of T-Mobile’s ongoing commitment to community support, was accompanied by active participation from local T-Mobile employees who engaged in check presentations and a day of service at each of the organizations. The selected nonprofits were chosen through T-Mobile’s Difference Maker Award, a quarterly recognition program launched earlier this year, which allows employees to nominate and support top-performing business areas across the company.
Jon Freier, President of T-Mobile Consumer Group, expressed enthusiasm for the Virginia employees’ achievements, stating, “T-Mobile is thrilled to contribute to these remarkable nonprofits as we recognize our Virginia employees’ achievements. These teammates have demonstrated their commitment to making a meaningful impact through the Difference Maker Award, and these donations represent our dedication to building stronger and more vibrant communities throughout the state.”
Impacts of T-Mobile’s Donations: A Closer Look
USO — Arlington, VA
The USO plays a crucial role in strengthening America’s military service members by maintaining their connection to family, home, and country throughout their service. John Falin, Executive Director of USO Mid-Atlantic, expressed gratitude for T-Mobile’s support, emphasizing the direct impact on the lives of service members and their families, particularly during the upcoming holiday season.
H.E.R. – Help and Emergency Response — Portsmouth, VA
Help and Emergency Response, Inc. works towards providing leadership, advocacy, and resources to survivors and communities affected by domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking. Deborah Apperson, Community Engagement Manager at Help and Emergency Response, Inc., highlighted the significance of T-Mobile’s grant, enabling them to support over 500 survivors within the cities of Portsmouth and Chesapeake, Virginia.
Children’s Hospital Foundation — Richmond, VA
Dedicated to funding and advocating for pediatric initiatives that enhance healthcare and the quality of life for children in the region, Children’s Hospital Foundation relies on support from organizations like T-Mobile to continue their mission. Stephanie Allan, Vice President for Corporate Partnerships at Children’s Hospital Foundation, expressed gratitude for T-Mobile’s support in elevating care for children in the region.
The Fatherhood Foundation of Virginia — Richmond, VA
The Fatherhood Foundation of Virginia focuses on strengthening men to be better husbands, co-parents, and more active fathers for systemic change in the Commonwealth. Chris Beach, Chief Executive Officer, emphasized the significance of T-Mobile’s support for grassroots nonprofit organizations, showcasing a true commitment to the community.
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank — Verona, VA
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and its network of partners play a vital role in providing food for people living with hunger across the Blue Ridge region. Millie Winstead, Director of Development & Community Engagement, acknowledged T-Mobile’s partnership, stating that the funds will help fill critical gaps and provide support during the colder months.
T-Mobile’s Ongoing Commitment to Virginia
These donations underscore T-Mobile’s ongoing commitment to making a difference in Virginia communities. Additional investments include network enhancements, the Hometown Grants program, and Project 10Million, an initiative aimed at helping close the digital divide in education.
Through Project 10Million, T-Mobile has connected over 92,000 students from 80 school districts across Virginia, providing free internet connectivity and mobile hotspots to eligible student households. By the end of 2022, T-Mobile had provided $4.8 billion in services and connected more than 5.3 million students across the U.S. through Project 10Million and other education initiatives.
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