In the News

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With a continued commitment to community giving,
our employees’ generosity was bound to make headlines. 

Below, you will find our recent articles,
press releases, and news from our community partners. 

 

Cox Communications, Read to Succeed deliver 3,210 books to 535 Providence students

PROVIDENCE, RI

June 15, 2021

Summer literacy and scholarship program Read to Succeed and Cox Communications delivered 3,210 free books to city students on June 2.

Books went to kids at Bishop McVinney Catholic Elementary School, Community Preparatory School, Highlander Charter School, San Miguel School of Providence and Sophia Academy, according to Cox. Five hundred and thirty-five students are set to participate in the literacy program this summer, which is designed to prevent summer learning loss.

Senator Kissel Announces Cox Communications “Tech Boost” Award for Enfield Food Shelf

MANCHESTER, CT

June 14, 2021

Despite the important work nonprofits and community organizations do in the communities they serve, many are lacking the modern technology tools needed to perform their missions to the fullest.

To bridge this technology gap, Cox Communications today announced the 2021 recipients for its “Tech Boosts” program, which awards grants to nonprofit groups committed to investing in technology equipment for the betterment of its patrons and mission.

Cox Communications Honors Fowler For Her Dedication To Pantry

CHESIRE, CT

June 13, 2021

Mothers have had to deal with a lot this past year. Whether it was changes to personal work schedules or accomodating for their children’s new remote-learning system, parents in general, and mothers in particular, have had to juggle a lot of different responsibilities in the air.

And some even found ways to add to their responsibilities...all in the name of helping the community.

Veterans Voice: Learning center's teen apprentices build 'tiny houses' for veterans

PAWTUCKET, RI

May 2, 2021

The Center for Dynamic Learning has been helping at-risk youth build self-confidence, find purpose and passion with its hands-on, student-centered curriculum based in science, technology, engineering, arts, math and manufacturing. 

It’s an alternative approach to traditional classroom learning that helps keep kids engaged, gives them experience and gets them prepared for jobs in high-demand industries.

Students, cops join in PAL/Cox e-sports event at Boys & Girls Club

Warwick, RI

March 4, 2021

While the pandemic put on hold many of the important athletic activities youth need to stay fit, learn socialization skills and have fun, some local organizations joined forces to ensure kids still have access to exciting and energizing sporting competition.

Warwick Police Athletic League (PAL), Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick (BGCW) and Cox Communications recently partnered to host the eSports event, Roblox at the Club's Oakland Beach facility. During the massive multiplayer online game where kids can create and interact in immersive 3D worlds, police officers faced off against PAL mentees in accordance with social distancing protocols. Youngsters had the option of participating in Club's gym or remotely from the comfort of their own home.

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