PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - At the NASCAR XFINITY Series™ and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™ banquet on Monday, November 21, Comcast announced Wade Jackson as the winner of the second annual Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award. Comcast created the award in 2015 to honor NASCAR team members for their outstanding charitable endeavors, awarding $60,000 to the winner’s selected charity and $30,000 to the respective charities of the two remaining finalists.
By Aaron Saenz, Network Maintenance Supervisor for Comcast Cable
I first joined Comcast 21 years ago as a cable technician, right out of high school, and the pace of change since then has been rapid, especially in the last several years. But what hasn’t changed are the hearts of the people I work with every day, and that was reinforced for me again in the last few weeks.
Isn't it funny how much bigger everything seemed when you were a kid? I recently had the chance to revisit the house I grew up in as a child – the same house my family lost when I was just 15 years old. Walking inside again all these years later, I was stunned at how small it felt. In my memories, through my eyes as a child, everything seemed so much bigger.
Joyner-Kersee to participate in a national road show for the 2016 – 2017 academic year.
August 9, 2016 /Philadelphia, PA /3BL Media/ - Comcast Corporation today announced Jackie Joyner-Kersee will serve as a national spokeswoman for Internet Essentials, the largest and most successful broadband adoption program in the country. Soon to kick off its sixth annual back-to-school season, Internet Essentials has helped close the digital divide for more than 600,000 families, benefitting 2.4 million low-income Americans.
One year ago, Comcast employee Trinity Thorpe-Lubneuski walked into the offices of a Philadelphia organization that provides physical and speech therapy for young children. She was there because two of her triplets needed help.
Eva, Eli and Jonah, now 3 ½, were born 7 weeks early, and her two sons were having difficulty with speech.
By David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation
Every Internet Essentials customer has a story to tell. Lisa, a mother of four and grandmother of two, is studying to get her GED. Lisa and her family live in public housing. Recently, they were connected to the Internet at home for the first time as part of Comcast’s Internet Essentials pilot program for public housing residents. Listen to her family’s story here.