NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Communications today announced a $1M contribution pledge to the Rebuild Texas Fund. The non-profit fund was established by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in partnership with the OneStar Foundation to provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. In addition to providing immediate relief efforts, the fund will focus initial support in the areas of health and housing; schools and child care; workforce and transportation; and capital for rebuilding small businesses.
“We are proud to join other organizations and many individuals supporting The Rebuild Texas Fund,” said Dan McCarthy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier. “Texas has a massive rebuilding effort ahead of it, and Frontier, as a Texas employer and communications provider, is proud to work with community partners in affected regions.”
In addition, Frontier employees across the company’s 29-state footprint are raising funds for short-term assistance to colleagues affected by the storm. Frontier employees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have also organized a collection box campaign for food and personal hygiene articles in key Frontier locations throughout the Dallas Metroplex area. “Right now, we are all Texans,” said Mr. McCarthy, “and we are committed to helping our colleagues, customers and communities in this challenging time.”
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.