AT&T to give more than $280,000 to eight San Francisco nonprofit organizations over eight weeks
SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and President of the Board of Supervisors London Breed joined AT&T at City Hall to kick off the “SF Summer of Giving” campaign, which will award $283,000 to eight community organizations over eight weeks in an effort to support and spotlight organizations that make San Francisco accessible and vibrant for everyone. Mayor Lee and AT&T California President Ken McNeely presented the first awardee, the Asian Pacific American Community Center, with $20,000 to expand their community and scholarship programs to uplift Asian and Pacific Islander communities in San Francisco and across the Bay Area.
AT&T also announced that it will make additional weekly contributions of $20,000 or more to:
Every week from June 25th to August 14th, AT&T will highlight an “SF Summer of Giving” awardee and their contributions to San Francisco on Twitter at #SFSummerOfGiving.
“This showing of 21st Century philanthropy by AT&T demonstrates an understanding of the needs of our City and our residents and lifting them up so they succeed,” said Mayor Ed Lee. “These contributions have the potential to change the lives of families in San Francisco through some great nonprofits that directly impact our communities and that help our residents share in the prosperity of our City.”
“Investing in our communities is not only the right thing to do, it’s one of the smartest things we can do to help keep our communities accessible and vibrant,” said AT&T California President Ken McNeely. “The ‘SF Summer of Giving’ is about giving back and lifting up the organizations and programs that lift up San Francisco.”
City and community leaders will join AT&T over the next seven weeks in delivering the remaining awards during the “SF Summer of Giving,” and the campaign will be chronicled on Twitter via the hashtag #SFSummerOfGiving.
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