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Consolidated Communications donates $170,000

More than 100 local nonprofits benefit
By: Staff report
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Roseville-based Consolidated Communications has announced that its California chapter of the Consolidated Communications Foundation Consolidated Communication has disbursed more than $170,000 in grants, sponsorships and charitable gifts to 100-plus nonprofit organizations in the greater Sacramento area.

These contributions were made possible by Consolidated Communications employees who give to the Consolidated Communications Foundation in support of causes and agencies they care about. Doubling the impact of employee contributions, Consolidated Communications has matched employee donations.

“Giving back to the communities Consolidated serves has always been a core value of the company and our employees,” said Joseph Glenn, senior director of consumer sales and California foundation president at Consolidated Communications “I am proud of our employees’ generosity and the company’s commitment to enhancing the health and vibrancy of our local community.” 

Since its inception in 1992, the California chapter of the Consolidated Communications Foundation has given more than $5 million to nonprofit organizations in the region. The foundation’s giving focuses on addressing vital community needs in keeping with employees’ philanthropic passions.

In 2017, the foundation provided $25,000 for children and family services, including Sierra Forever Families, Supporting the Taylor House and the Placer Care Coalition They funded $31,000 for physical and mental health services, including Community Recovery Resources, Placer Breast Cancer Foundation and Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center. The foundation also presented $25,000 for organizations addressing hunger and homelessness, including St. John’s Shelter, Women’s Empowerment and the River City Food Bank.

Consolidated Communications Foundation grants are awarded on an annual basis through a grant-application process.

The Consolidated Communications Foundation was formed in 1992 and is funded through current and retired employees’ voluntary payroll contributions matched by the company, with all funds staying local. Over the years, the Consolidated Communications Foundation has given more than $5 million to nonprofit organizations benefiting communities in the company’s service area. The Consolidated Communications Foundation is proud to support organizations and initiatives that make the community a more vibrant place to live and work.