85 community events completed nationwide
MONROE, La. – Throughout its 85-year history, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL, news, filings) has transformed itself to meet customer demand, changes in the marketplace and technological advancements, but has always remained focused on strengthening the communities it serves. On April 11, CenturyLink Volunteer Day, the company announced its commitment to complete 85 community volunteer projects nationwide in 2015 to commemorate its 85th anniversary as well as its legacy of service to its communities. Employees completed the 85th project on Sept.19.
CenturyLink employees around the country participated in numerous company-sponsored projects such as a Habitat for Humanity build in Albuquerque, serving breakfast at the Denver Rescue Mission and a city-wide recycling event in Seattle. They also participated in various community projects such as walking dogs at the Animal Foundation of Las Vegas, assisting with the Make a Wish “Walk for Wishes” in Rapid City, South Dakota, and helping the American Red Cross in Monroe, Louisiana, with a home fire preparedness campaign.
“We are proud of the efforts our employees have made to continue our legacy of service through these 85 projects,” said Kristy LaCroix, CenturyLink’s community relations manager. “Volunteering not only helps the nonprofit or organization, it also gives our employees an opportunity to work together to improve the communities where they work and live.”
In addition, the company supports numerous local philanthropic efforts year round, such as an annual food drive and employee giving campaign.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.