Fidelity Communications Awards $2,000 Grant to Rolla Nonprofit Hope Alliance of Missouri

February 9, 2022 –Rolla, MOFidelity Communications, a member of the Cable One family of brands, recently awarded a $2,000 grant to Hope Alliance of Missouri through the company’s Charitable Giving Fund. Through this program, the company awarded more than $100,000 in grants during the winter of 2021 to 32 nonprofit organizations across its 24-state footprint.

Hope Alliance of Missouri, which helps those in Phelps County and the surrounding areas who face obstacles due to the lack of financial resources, received the grant from Fidelity to support its Friday Backpack Program that feeds hungry children over the weekend as well as provide duffle bags with socks and pajamas for children who get placed in foster care.

“We’re dedicated to helping families in our community overcome obstacles because of financial difficulties and little acts like including peanut butter in food bags for our Friday Backpack Program or providing duffle bags to children in foster care can make all the difference to children and families,” said Faith Barnes, Hope Alliance of Missouri Executive Director. “Thanks to this funding from Fidelity, we’re able to ensure that our children receive proper nutrition through our weekend food program. Additionally, by providing duffle bags, children in foster care will have something they own, and knowing they can bring their belongings with them can give them great comfort during a time of transition.”

The Charitable Giving Fund annually awards more than $200,000 in grants to local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations served by Fidelity and the other Cable One family of brands (Sparklight®, ValuNet Fiber, and Hargray), and concentrates support in the following priority areas:

Nonprofit organizations will have the opportunity to apply for a grant during open application periods each spring and fall. Applications for spring 2022 grants will open between April 1 -30, 2022.

“Through our philanthropic initiatives and support of our local nonprofit organizations, we are helping to build strong and vibrant communities, improve quality of life, and make a positive difference in the cities and towns where we live and work,” said Julie Laulis, Cable One President and CEO.

The Charitable Giving Fund is an extension of the company’s existing corporate social responsibility efforts, which include:

For more information about Fidelity’s Charitable Giving Fund, visit www.fidelitycommunications.com/charitablegiving.


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About Fidelity Communications

Fidelity Communications is a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, which serves more than 1.1 million residential and business customers in 24 states. Fidelity provides consumers with a wide array of connectivity and entertainment services, including high-speed internet and advanced Wi-Fi solutions, cable television and phone service. Fidelity Business provides scalable and cost-effective products for businesses ranging in size from small to mid-market, in addition to enterprise, wholesale and carrier customers.

 

CONTACT:
Michelle Portillo
Director, Corporate Communications
michelle.portillo@cableone.biz

 

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