Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) has announced a USD 350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma, the company said.
Spectrum Housing Assist partners with nonprofit organizations and engages employee and community volunteers in order to provide critical home repairs across the US, with a goal of making 25,000 homes safer and healthier by the year 2020. Since 2015, Spectrum Housing Assist has improved 11,500 homes with the help of 3,000 Spectrum employee volunteers, for a total of 17,500 volunteer hours impacting the lives of thousands of residents.
The company is also offering an additional USD 1 million in public service announcements to air at no cost to assist organizations with fundraising and awareness for disaster relief efforts.
In Florida alone, Charter serves 2.2 million customers and employs a growing workforce with over 7,500 employees. Charter operates local call centers in Auburndale, Bradenton, DeLand, Maitland, Melbourne, Orlando, Riverview, and St. Petersburg. Spectrum Bay News 9 and Spectrum News 13 deliver 24-hour local news programming highlighting the people and communities in Tampa Bay and Central Florida.
Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States.
Rebuilding Together is a national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing with more than 40 years of experience. Together, with our corporate and community partners, we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. Rebuilding Together´s local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects nationwide each year. Learn more and get involved at rebuildingtogether.org.