Tuesday, December 08, 2015

“The Future of Good,” with U.S. Cellular HOLIDAY GIVING CAMPAIGN

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U.S. Cellular is proud to support and give back to the communities it serves. As we approach the holiday season, we wanted to send you some information about U.S. Cellular’s program, Future of Good. Through “The Future of Good,” U.S. Cellular will champion and invest in youth who are doing good in their communities by supporting their causes and increasing their impact.



U.S. Cellular is encouraging consumers to get involved in the Future of Good by uploading a photo to the Gallery of Good on futureofgood.com. For every photo submitted between December 3 and 31, U.S. Cellular will contribute $2.50 each, to the National 4-H Council and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, up to $25,000 each. In addition to the “Gallery of Good,” U.S. Cellular selected three youth, who are doing extraordinary acts of good in their communities, and will help promote and support their respective causes. Click HERE to view the first video in the three-part series.

U.S. Cellular selected three youth, who are doing extraordinary acts of good in their communities, and will help promote and support their respective causes. Their stories will be captured in documentary-style videos and released throughout December. In addition to the “Gallery of Good,” U.S. Cellular pledges both in-kind and monetary contributions to each Future of Good recipient. Those recipients include:

Katie Prior of Oklahoma City, Okla., founded a Youth Trumpet & Taps Corps that trains and sends high school trumpet player to perform live Taps and patriotic songs at veteran events and funerals. The organization is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and has locations in 26 cities across six states. U.S. Cellular will provide nearly $10,000 of total in-kind supplies and monetary contributions to the Youth Trumpet & Taps Corps. 
For more information visit http://trumpetandtaps.org

Mason and Mackenzie Hymer and Abbey and Mati Goebel founded Bundles of Hope in Joplin, Mo., with the goal of supporting foster children in their transition to new homes. Together, they make care packages for children who are entering the foster care system for the first time or shifting placements. Each care packages includes journals, blankets, toiletries and any other new or gently used items that are contributed to the organization. To date, more than 900 children have received a care package through Bundles of Hope, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. U.S. Cellular will provide nearly $10,000 of total in-kind supplies and monetary contributions to Bundles of Hope. For more information, please visitwww.bundlesofhope12.org. This video will be released December 9. 

Lia Haile of Manitowoc, Wis., created Hopeful Hearts Club, a community organization of more than 600 adults and children that provides welcome bags, birthday parties, holiday celebrations, and other events and goods for children who are staying at Hope House, the local homeless shelter in her community. Lia and the club work closely with local community leaders and businesses to acquire discounted goods and services for to support the events. U.S. Cellular will provide nearly $10,000 of total monetary contributions to Hopeful Hearts Club. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/HopefulHeartsClub. This video will be released December 14. 

To learn more about the Future of Good program and how to get involved, visit thefutureofgood.com and follow and tag social media posts with #TheFutureOfGood. U.S. Cellular is committed to supporting the National 4-H Council and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America year round through ongoing, focused efforts. U.S. Cellular also helps build future leaders with year-round contributions to Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) educational programs.

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