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Consolidated Communications Gives $1,250 Donation to FeedMore WNY

Employees select charitable organization to receive contribution in recognition of Company’s 125th anniversary

WESTFIELD, N.Y – July 15, 2019Consolidated Communications, Inc., (NASDAQ: CNSL) a leading broadband and business communications provider, presented a $1,250 donation to FeedMore WNY in celebration of the company’s 125th anniversary.

Consolidated is marking this milestone year by making special contributions each month to organizations across the country in its service areas. These gifts – selected by employees – are in addition to Company’s annual giving programs.

FeedMore WNY offers dignity, hope and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship and skills training to its Western New York neighbors in need. Through its Food Bank Distribution Center and partner hunger-relief agencies, as well as its Meals on Wheels and other targeted feeding programs, FeedMore WNY alleviates hunger and assists community members of all ages throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.

Cindy Crossman, manager of Operations at Consolidated Communications (left), presents Liz Lucas, strategic gifts director for FeedMore of WNY (second from left), with a $1,250 donation. Consolidated co-workers Crystal Kennedy, technical support engineer I (second from right), and Amy Clute, technical support engineer I (right), also represented the company.

“We’re pleased to make this special contribution to the FeedMore WNY in recognition of Consolidated Communications’ 125 years of serving customers,” said Kate Rankin, corporate communications manager. “We have a strong tradition of giving across our service areas to organizations that are making a significant impact in our local communities. Our employees take to heart our company value of building stronger communities, and by selecting FeedMore WNY they’re acknowledging the difference it makes in the lives of local families.”

“We are honored to have been chosen by Consolidated’s employees for this generous donation,” said Elizabeth Lucas, strategic gifts director for FeedMore WNY. “This gift will help FeedMore WNY provide nutritious food and support to hungry children, families, seniors and veterans in our community. One in eight individuals in FeedMore WNY’s service area struggles with hunger. With the help of compassionate partners like Consolidated Communications, we can continue to eradicate hunger and improve the lives of our neighbors in need.”

Throughout the year, Consolidated Communications employees will continue to select a different non-profit organization each month to receive this commemorative donation. The Company’s gift already has been awarded to nonprofits in Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Florida and Texas.

About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses, and wireless and wireline carriers across rural and metro communities and a 23-state service area. Leveraging an advanced fiber network spanning 37,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: high-speed Internet, data, phone, security, managed services, cloud services and wholesale, carrier solutions. From our first connection 125 years ago, Consolidated is dedicated to turning technology into solutions, connecting people and enriching how they work and live. Visit for more information.

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