- Gift will support children & youth achieving their greatest potential, promote financial stability & independence and improve people's health. FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 15 /EMWNews-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced a gift of $50,000 to United Way of Broward County, FL. The United Way of Broward County, FL will use the gift to continue its work to create long-lasting community change. Nationally, the organization works to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. In Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding areas, the United Way has a record of supporting projects that address the basic building blocks of a good life for the citizens of Broward County. For example, last year, the organization funded local non-profit agency programs that focused on assessing problems, researching solutions and measuring results, along with funding community-wide initiatives such as the Day of Caring in which more than 800 volunteers renovated a local children's center that is home to some of the most technologically dependent children in the country. According to Ray Williams, president and CEO of United Way of Broward County, "United Way of Broward County is focusing our resources on achieving key community outcomes and investing in those strategies that will help Broward County by addressing the root causes of important issues affecting us all." AT&T supports the United Way nationally and in Broward County through direct contributions and employee gifts. "At AT&T, our mission is to connect people to their world where they live and work and do it better than anyone else," said Vic Beninate, Area Director-External Affairs. "The United Way of Broward County supports programs that directly affect our community and our citizens' lives, connecting them with resources and expertise to improve their situation. The United Way also supports organizations with proven results, which means that the support we give today has a greater impact in Broward County. We are pleased to support the United Way of Broward County." The mission of the United Way of Broward County is to focus and unite the entire community to create significant lasting change that positively impacts people's lives.
About AT&T AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings. In 2008, AT&T again ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine's World's Most Admired Telecommunications Company list and No. 1 on America's Most Admired Telecommunications Company list. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com. (C) 2008 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. About Philanthropy at AT&T AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives. Through its philanthropic initiatives and partnerships, AT&T supports projects that create learning opportunities; promote academic and economic achievement; and address community needs. In 2007, AT&T contributed more than $164 million through corporate-, employee- and AT&T Foundation-giving programs. AT&T and the AT&T Foundation, the corporate philanthropy organization of AT&T, combine more than $1.9 billion of historic charitable commitment to communities across the country. (C) 2008 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies.
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