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Consolidated Communications Foundation Awards $161,000 to Nonprofits in the Roseville Area in 2018

Employees donate in support of Sacramento region agencies serving critical needs                                                                                        

Roseville, Calif. Jan. 24, 2019 – The California chapter of the Consolidated Communications Foundation is pleased to announce it provided $161,031 to 92 nonprofit organizations in 2018.

The Consolidated Communications Foundation is funded by employee contributions and a matching gift from the company. The Foundation board consists of Consolidated Communications employees and operates with no administration costs. This governance model allows 100 percent of donated funds to go directly to the nonprofit organizations providing service in the community.

“The Foundation, and everyone who supports it, is honored and proud to support so many worthy organizations here in our local community,” said Joseph Glenn, senior director for consumer sales and California foundation president at Consolidated Communications. “We aim to fund the causes and agencies our employees care about, with a special focus on smaller, grass-roots nonprofits providing services directly within our local community.”

Since 1992, the Consolidated Communications Foundation has given $5.5 million to nonprofits serving the local community. In California, the foundation focuses on organizations addressing hunger and homelessness, children and families, and physical and mental health.

In 2018 the Foundation awarded funds to:

  • 32 nonprofits providing health and mental health services, including
    • Community Recovery Resources (CORR), Keaton’s Child Cancer Alliance, Lighthouse Counseling and Family resource Center, Placer Breast Cancer Foundation, Wellness Within;
  • 20 agencies serving children and families, including
    • The Taylor House, Tommy Apostolos Fund, Excel Roseville, Child Advocates of Placer County, KidsFirst, Make A Wish Foundation 
  • 20 organizations addressing hunger and homelessness, including
    • St. John’s Program for Real Change, WIND Youth Services, Placer Food Bank
  • 19 nonprofit agencies serving animals and cultural interests, including
    • Placer County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Sacramento SPCA, Capital Public Radio.

Consolidated Communications Foundation donations are awarded on an annual basis through a funding application process, open from November to Jan. 15. More information about the Foundation is available at

About Consolidated Communications Foundation
The Consolidated Communications Foundation was formed in 1992 in the California market, and later expanded to the Kansas market. The Foundation is funded through the generosity of current and retired employees through voluntary payroll contributions. Consolidated Communications provides an annual company gift to the Foundation. Over the years, the Consolidated Communications Foundation has given more than $5.5 million to nonprofit organizations benefiting communities in the company’s service area. The Consolidated Communications Foundation is proud to support charitable organizations and initiatives that make the community a more vibrant place to live and work

About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses of all sizes, and wireless companies and carriers, across a 23-state service area. Leveraging an advanced fiber optic network spanning 38,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: Internet, data, phone, security, managed services, cloud services and wholesale, carrier solutions. Consolidated’s 3,800 employees are dedicated to turning technology into solutions, connecting people and enriching how they work and live.


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