SONOMA, November 3, 2017 – AT&T* presented a $200,000 contribution to the Redwood Credit Union Community Fund yesterday as part of its pledge to aid communities impacted by California wildfires and its ongoing commitment to serving the people and communities of California. The contribution supports relief efforts and assists the victims of the North Bay fires and is one donation among many, totaling $300,000, AT&T is making to support wildfire relief efforts across California this year.
"California is our home and we all need to do our part when our friends and neighbors are in need," said Ken McNeely, President, Pacific Region, AT&T Communications. “The recovery process will be long, and AT&T is proud to support organizations like Redwood Credit Union, that are working to rebuild our communities now that the fires are contained.”
AT&T has a long history of supporting communities before, during and after disasters. Investing nearly $7.2 billion in its wired and wireless networks in California from 2014-2016 and more than $600 million in its Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program, AT&T works in close collaboration with first responders to prepare for disasters and help the network be resilient and operational when disaster strikes. During the recent California wildfires, AT&T also supported customers and evacuees at shelters, provided free AT&T PREPAID phones for impacted customers without wireless service, activated a text-to-give campaign benefiting American Red Cross*** and pledged humanitarian aid to affected communities. More information on AT&T response and relief efforts during the recent California wildfires is available at: http://about.att.com/inside_connections_blog/california_fires.
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**Claim based on the Nielsen Certified Data Network Score. Score includes data reported by wireless consumers in the Nielsen Mobile Insights survey, network measurements from Nielsen Mobile Performance and Nielsen Drive Test Benchmarks for Q1 + Q2 2017 across 121 markets.