Melanie Williams (far left), Senior VP Operations-Frontier Communications, and Terrance Herring (far right), Commercial Sales Manager/Simply Wi-Fi Secure, Frontier Communications, present a $5,500 contribution to the Apple A Day Foundation during the Drew Garabo show on May 13. They are joined by (left to right) Seth Kushner, VP, Apple A Day Foundation and Executive Producer, WHPT-FM 102.5 The Bone and members of the Drew Garabo show – Garabo, John Senning and Mika Rotunda.
TAMPA, Fla. – Frontier Communications’ new Frontier Simply Wi-Fi Secure has combined proceeds from an electronics recycling drive with a company donation to provide $5,500 in support for Apple A Day, a Tampa-based non-profit organization helping children fighting cancer.
“The Apple A Day Foundation is very grateful for this generous support from Frontier’s Simply Wi-Fi Secure service,” said Phoebe Kushner, Executive Director, Apple A Day Foundation. “The true beneficiaries of this donation are the young cancer patients we help by taking their minds off of their daily fight with cancer.”
The Apple A Day program provides devices, such as tablets, smartphones and laptops to children ages 2 to 17 undergoing cancer treatment, at no cost to them or their families. Treatments can keep children from normal experiences and interactions, so technology can provide a welcome bridge and sense of normalcy.
Since launching the program, the organization has presented more than 500 iPads/devices to children fighting cancer. Apple a Day Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit corporation registered in Florida and New York.
“Frontier’s creative combination of an environmentally-friendly recycling program with a donation from our Simply Wi-Fi Secure service has allowed Apple A Day to give ten children fighting cancer the ability to connect and communicate with the world around them via technology,” said Melanie Williams, Frontier’s South Region Senior Vice President for Operations. “We are honored to play a small part in making that fight a bit more manageable.”
From Feb. 18 through March 31, Frontier teamed up with eSmart Recycling and First Step Marketing to pick up electronic equipment for recycling from local businesses. The value of the recyclable items added toward the cash donation.
Staying connected to what matters most is important, whether it’s while fighting cancer or while managing a business. Frontier Simply Wi-Fi Secure is a new offering featuring a fully managed, secure Wi-Fi service for small businesses seeking to offer reliable, robust wireless connectivity for owners, staff, customers and guests.
The service is especially well-suited for restaurants, bars, cafes and retail shops, as well as providers of professional and personal care services.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) is a leader in providing communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions. Frontier Business Edge™ offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses. More information about Frontier is available at www.frontier.com and www.frontier.com/careers.