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AT&T donates $25,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts

Donate to assist Arkansas tornado survivors

Posted: April 30, 2014 - 12:08pm

AT&T is making a $25,000 contribution to the American Red Cross to assist its relief and recovery efforts in Arkansas.  

The funds will be used by American Red Cross disaster workers to provide food, shelter, emotional assistance and basic supplies to individuals and families affected by recent storms and tornadoes.

  “I have enormous gratitude for Red Cross volunteers and AT&T network employees who were among some of the first on the ground to help survivors connect to vital services, family and loved ones. We will continue to partner with the Red Cross, local authorities and emergency responders to provide help, assistance and resources as we work to rebuild,” said AT&T Arkansas President Ed Drilling.  

Beyond AT&T’s monetary contribution, AT&T is committed to helping these Central Arkansas communities get back on their feet.  

  • AT&T is organizing employees to help victims of this devastating tornado through disaster relief drives and volunteer opportunities as critical needs are identified.
  • Deployment of a temporary Cell on Wheels (COW) tower near Mayflower on Monday.
  • Deployment of several mobile charging stations to help central Arkansas residents and responders stay connected:
  • Mayflower High School, 10 Leslie King Dr., Mayflower
  • Mayflower Middle School, 18 Eagle Circle, Mayflower
  • Beryl Baptist Church, 873 Main St., Vilonia
  • Vilonia Senior Community Center, 10 Bise Dr., Vilonia
  • Antioch Baptist Church, 150 Amity Rd., Conway     
  • AT&T Store, Conway Commons Shopping Center, 855 Amity Rd., Conway
  • AT&T Apex Store, 2170 Harkrider St., Conway

AT&T customers who want to support the Red Cross’ efforts can text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10. The donation will be charged on their monthly AT&T bill.

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