Fidelity Communications Awards $3,200 Grant to Lawton Family YMCA

February 11, 2022 –Lawton, OKFidelity Communications, a member of the Cable One family of brands, recently awarded a $3,200 grant to Lawton Family YMCA 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.

Lawton Family YMCA, which provides a variety of programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all, received the grant from Fidelity to replace a commercial refrigerator to continue to use and store food for its youth camp participants in the summer.

"Each summer we serve more than 11,000 kids in our youth camps and to support our focus of youth development and that no child should go hungry, we provide meals and snacks throughout the day to our campers," said Frank Walker, Lawton Family YMCA CEO. "Thanks to the funding from this grant, we're able to purchase a new commercial refrigerator and continue to do what we can to fight childhood hunger in the Lawton community."

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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