Community Involvement

BuildingBetterCommunities

Our Mission

We actively work to enhance the health and vitality of the communities where we work and live.

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We are proud to work with BGCA to support their Academic Pillar and integrate STEM educational programming with meaningful volunteer engagement across our footprint.

  • In 2019:



    WE SUPPORTED 53 LOCAL CLUBS
  • WE DONATED $1,000,000
  • WE ORGANIZED 200+ VOLUNTEER EVENTS
  • WE IMPACTED 300,000+ YOUTH
  • WE FILLED 1,100 VOLUNTEER SLOTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY


We are proud to have developed STEM curriculum with JASON Learning. Our Storm Sanctuary mission allows students to imagine and prototype solutions that use mobile technologies to create a better storm sanctuary: a temporary space where families can come together and be safe during, and immediately after, a natural disaster.

  • In 2019:



    WE SUPPORTED CLOSE TO 500,000 TEACHERS & STUDENTS IN OUR MARKETS

 

  • WE DONATED $300,000 IN SUPPORT OF HANDS-ON STEM LEARNING EXPERIENCES

OUR ASSOCIATES



We invest in the communities where we do business and we show how much we care by donating countless hours of our time, talent and energy to local organizations and causes that we are passionate about.

  • In 2019:



    ASSOCIATES VOLUNTEERED MORE THAN 30,000 HOURS

 

  • OUR TOTAL VOLUNTEER HOURS ARE VALUED AT $769,156

 

  • TOTAL HOURS ARE EQUIVALENT TO OVER 3,781 DAYS

 

  • OUR ASSOCIATES VOLUNTEERED FOR THESE CAUSES:

 

ASSOCIATE MATCHING PROGRAM



Through our Associate Matching Program, we match associates' charitable donations to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations dollar-for-dollar.

  • IN 2019:


  • WE MATCHED $250,000
    IN ASSOCIATE DONATIONS

 

  • AVERAGE DONATION: $284
  • UNIQUE ORGANIZATIONS BENEFITTED: 439
  • MATCH CAP OF $2,500 PER ASSOCIATE

 

  • OUR ASSOCIATES DONATED TO THESE CAUSES:

 


During natural disasters we make contributions to communities that have been negatively impacted in our markets. In addition to financial donations, we provide charging stations, overage fee forgiveness, and other ways to support community members in their time of need.

  • WE STAND READY TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITIES IN TIMES OF GREATEST NEED. IN 2019, WE:

 

  • DEPLOYED 10 CHARGING STATIONS AND DISTRIBUTED 50+ PERSONAL CHARGING KITS

 

  • DONATED AID FOR LOCAL RECOVERY:
    NE, OK, NC, & MO

 

  • SUPPORTED 700,000+ CUSTOMERS

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT



We develop interactive and impactful STEM career days, sport clinics and behind the scene events for kids with our sponsorship partners to provide experiences outside of what students have at home or school.

  • IN 2019, WE OFFERED ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR OUR NONPROFIT PARTNERS WITH:

 

  • 6,500+ GRATIS TICKETS FOR CULTURAL EVENTS, FESTIVALS, AND SPORTS OUTINGS

 

  • STEM CAREER TOURS AND SPORTS CAMPS FOR 100+ YOUTH

 

  • 500+ IN-KIND ITEMS, INCLUDING TECH BACKPACKS, HEADPHONES, AND HOLIDAY GIFTS

Contact Us

Please reach out to communityprograms@uscellular.com with any questions or comments.