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AT&T to donate $100k to flood relief efforts

9 months 5 days 11 hours ago August 19, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 Friday, August 19 2016 August 19, 2016 5:02 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – AT&T announced Friday that the company will donate $100,000 to two flood relief organizations in Louisiana after this week’s historic flooding.

In a statement released Friday, AT&T said the Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s Louisiana Flood Relief Fund and DonorsChoice.org will both receive $50,000.

“As partners in the growth and sustainability of our communities, it is crucial that we extend a hand in anticipation of the long road ahead in our recovery,” President of AT&T Louisiana Sonia Perez said.

AT&T wireless customers can also text “RELIEF” to 80077 to donate $10 to the BRAF Louisiana Flood Relief Fund. No text message fees apply. The $10 donation will appear on your next wireless bill.

Thursday, AT&T officials announced that customers who are in affected flood areas will receive credits for their cell service.

The company is offering credits for customers who have experienced service disruption following due to the recent severe weather.

More information about the credits can be found here.

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