A look back at how our support helped improve lives this year
The holidays are a time for giving, and we’re thankful for the opportunity to strengthen our communities all year long. Whether through mentoring students, teaching digital skills that lead to higher-paying jobs, or supporting entrepreneurs working to make a difference in their community, our employees and our thousands of nonprofit partners are improving lives every day.
By Terry Z. Long, Chief Executive Officer, The Arc Southern Maryland
Looking for a job, learning how to type, using an ATM, creating a budget, or making social connections online – these are all skills many of us take for granted as technology is so ingrained in our everyday life.
By Andy Le, Technical Operations Supervisor, Comcast Cable
I began working for Comcast in 2000, so I’ve had some time to get to know the people I work with and the company I work for. One thing that has always stood out is the generosity of the employees I’ve come in contact with – and these past few weeks have proved that true once again.
By Jim Clark, President and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
In today’s digital world, new technologies and social sharing platforms are abound. Studies show that more than 90% of youth, especially teens, engage in some sort of social media activity daily. Now, Boys & Girls Clubs join this virtual space with a dynamic digital experience that’s more powerful than that of any other youth-based organization in the country.
November 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the sixth consecutive year, Comcast NBCUniversal earned a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and was named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
Josh Delano is the father of two school age daughters, a Navy veteran, and a full-time student in the Electrical Engineering Department at Fresno State. He is also a part of the more than 4 million low-income Americans that have benefitted from the Internet Essentials program since 2011. Josh qualifies for Internet Essentials because his girls participate in the National School Lunch Program.
Comcast NBCUniversal supported several activities in the communities we serve to ensure more kids and teens have access to the tools they need to succeed.
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Going back to school each fall can be a time filled with energy and optimism about the year to come. However, it can also mark a time of uncertainty for many children and families who have difficulty making ends meet. That’s why Comcast NBCUniversal supported several activities in the communities we serve to ensure more kids and teens have access to the tools they need to succeed – from NBC and Telemundo-owned stations "Supporting our Schools" campaign on-air to the Boys & Girls Clubs school supply drives on the ground.
Annual award to recognize philanthropic efforts by NASCAR industry members
PHILADEPHIA, October 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Comcast announced today the finalists for the 2017 Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award, which was created to recognize the charitable efforts of individuals associated with the NASCAR industry. Comcast’s Xfinity brand has been the Official Entertainment Provider of NASCAR® and entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR XFINITY Series™ since 2015.