AT&T Supports California’s Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic

Funds will be used to support community organizations providing assistance to vulnerable communities.

The COVID-19 crisis has brought tremendous financial instability to so many people in our California communities. Demand for assistance and human services like food and shelter has increased dramatically.

AT&T California has stepped up to support California organizations to assist marginalized and vulnerable communities in times of need. With AT&T’s support, community organizations have been able to provide shelter, food and other assistance to individuals, families and seniors.

“We are proud to support community organizations that continue to serve our most vulnerable communities.”

Rhonda Johnson - President, AT&T California

“The effects of COVID-19 are being felt across California, and the work of community organizations have never been so important,” said Rhonda Johnson, President-AT&T California. “We are proud to support community organizations that continue to serve our most vulnerable communities.”

AT&T is making a difference by supporting the following local organizations as part of its COVID-19 giving program:

  • Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade to help support efforts to serve at-risk and underserved communities adversely affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
  • ELDERHELP in San Diego tosupport efforts to meet greater demand for food, supplies and transportation for senior clients during the during COVID-19 crisis.
  • Lift to Rise to support Coachella Valley residents affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Community Technology Network in San Francisco to help seniors stay connected during the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to watch video.

“AT&T responded quickly so that we could take care of our most vulnerable residents, support our small businesses and protect the health of all San Franciscans,” said Mayor London Breed, City of San Francisco.  “In our city, we are working collaboratively to face the greatest challenges of the crisis head on and partners like AT&T have made a significant impact.”

Across the state, AT&T California has contributed more than $3.5 million* to community-based organizations that are providing relief to residents from underserved communities, front line health workers, public safety groups and small businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

AT&T’s support is part of AT&T Believes℠, a company-wide effort to make a meaningful impact in local communities. To learn more about how AT&T is supporting communities during the current crisis, visit https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html.

*The company donated $1.875M, and the AT&T Foundation donated $1.625M of the $3.5M.

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