UScellular Gives $40,000 in Donations to Five Nonprofits Selected by Associates through Connect Your Cause Initiative
CHICAGO (Dec. 9, 2022) – UScellular is continuing to support communities across the country with $40,000 in donations to five associate-selected nonprofit organizations.
Through its Connect Your Cause program, UScellular associates were invited to nominate the nonprofit of their choice, and then encouraged to vote from the list of nominees. The five organizations with the highest number of votes received donations totaling $40,000 to support their cause.
- Iowa Humane Alliance received $15,000
- Alzheimer's Association (Greater Iowa Chapter) received $10,000
- American Cancer Society received $7,000
- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital received $5,000
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention received $3,000
“It warms our hearts to celebrate the causes that our associates care about most,” said Deirdre Drake, executive vice president, chief people officer and head of communications for UScellular. “Connect Your Cause has allowed us to demonstrate our support for our communities, our associates and these important causes this holiday season.”
UScellular also provides ways for associates to give to nonprofit organizations and matches donations through its Associate Match program. This program enables associates to give back to the organizations that they are passionate about through a dollar-for-dollar match toward an associate chosen cause.
Since 2009, UScellular has donated more than $22.6 million along with countless experiences and technology items to nonprofit organizations across the country. For more information about the company’s community involvement, go to https://newsroom.uscellular.com/community/.
UScellular is the fourth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to help customers stay connected to the things that matter most. The Chicago-based carrier provides a strong, reliable network supported by the latest technology and offers a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers’ lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. Through its After School Access Project, the company has pledged to provide hotspots and service to help up to 50,000 youth connect to reliable internet. Additionally, UScellular has price protected all of its plans, promising not to increase prices through at least the end of 2023. To learn more about UScellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, visit newsroom.uscellular.com.