Saturday, March 28, 2015
Cox Communications Awards $135,000 in Grants to Non-Profits
Non-profit organizations located throughout Roanoke, Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia received grants of $5,000 or $10,000 each. A total of 15 organizations were awarded grants.
Programs that were supported with grants covered a wide variety of initiatives, such as literacy, summer learning programs for low-income families, mentoring for single-parent families, software training, and programs to improve education in STEM fields -- science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Cox Communications is a privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises that provides digital cable television, telecommunications and Home Automation services in the U.S. It is the third-largest cable television provider in the United States. The grants are part of the company's annual charity program that contributes more than $6 million to support communities where it has a business presence.
For more information, visit www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cox-charities-virginia-awards-135000-to-15-non-profits-supporting-youth-and-education-initiatives-300049837.html