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Sprint Supports Denver With $50,000 In Grants To The Urban Farm At Stapleton, Junior Achievement Of Rocky Mountain And Goodwill Industries Of Denver

Sprint (NYSE: S) recently announced the 2013 recipients of its Denver Local Giving Program. In total, three area non-profit organizations were awarded grants as part of this signature community-support program. The Denver Local Giving Program awarded Sprint grants totaling $50,000 to area non-profits that support the Sprint Project Connect focus area of Internet safety and other technology-related programs and resources to help youth succeed in a digital world. Grants were presented and recipient organizations were honored at a local reception last week.

The 2013 grant recipients are:

  • The Urban Farm at Stapleton was awarded a $25,000 Sprint Project Connect grant to support the Urban Youth in Agriculture Project in partnership with Colorado State University (CSU). Students from Denver Public Schools will explore the use of new and existing technologies to improve Denver’s food system. This will be accomplished through an Internet-based program complemented by hands-on learning experiences at the farm and field trips to the Agricultural Technology department of CSU. The goal of the program is to foster interest in environmental stewardship and inspire students to use technology in the pursuit of a college career in that field.
  • Junior Achievement (JA) Rocky Mountain was awarded a $15,000 Sprint Project Connect grant to support JA Finance Park - Virtual, a dynamic program that helps students build financial skills for life. This program, offered at no cost to students and schools, allows students who are unable to travel to JA’s physical Finance Park the opportunity to participate remotely. Students are led by a “virtual guide” to make purchasing decisions for their family based on an assigned income, job, and family situation.
  • Goodwill Industries of Denver was awarded a $10,000 Sprint Project Connect grant to support the Youth Career Development Entrepreneurial Program. The program will reach approximately 600 students in the Denver metro-area schools that have high dropout rates. Students are broken into small groups to learn how to develop a product or service, create business plans, conduct market research, and present materials to business leaders. This Sprint grant will help purchase new tablets and software so that the program can be successfully implemented in schools that have limited technology resources.

These grants are made through the Sprint Project Connect program. Funding for this program is provided through a charitable phone-recycling program through which customers and non-customers can donate their no-longer-used wireless devices with net proceeds benefiting youth technology programs.

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