Boost Mobile Donates $11,000 To Boys And Girls Club Of Hollywood To Support Anti-Bullying Teen Leadership Program

Boost Mobile:
   
WHAT:

Boost Mobile recently partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to bring back its most successful handset promotion, $1 Phone Days. For each new customer who signed on from May 29 through June 2, Boost Mobile donated $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs. During $1 Phone Days this year, Boost Mobile raised more than $106,000 which will be donated to local Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation with an $11,000 donation locally to the Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood.
 

The donation to Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood will support their anti-bullying teen leadership program, “Spread Love Not Hate.” The new program consists of 20 Teen Youth Leaders (ages 12-17) who will participate in creative and educational activities designed to provide direct early intervention anti-bullying prevention activities for approximately 75 elementary school students over a 12-month period. The program will culminate with a documentary film created by the Teen Youth Leaders. For more than a century, Boys & Girls Clubs have served nearly 4 million young people, through membership and community outreach, in some 4,000 Club facilities throughout the country.
 
WHEN: Check Presentation
Thursday, June 27
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
WHERE: Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood
850 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
 
VISUALS:

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Representative[s] from Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood accepting check donation from Boost Mobile executive

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Kids and teens at Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood participating in the anti-bullying program

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Boost Mobile executive playing basketball with Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood’s members
 
INTERVIEW

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Andre Smith, vice president-Boost Mobile

OPPORTUNITIES:

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Mark Hartney, board president-Boy & Girls Club of Hollywood

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Boys & Girls Club members
 
WHY:

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The check presentation showcases Boost Mobile’s commitment to give back to the Los Angeles community as well as offering affordable wireless communications with “Shrinking Payments.”

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Boost Mobile rewards Los Angeles customer loyalty through its Monthly Unlimited with “Shrinking Payments” no annual contract calling plans, where customers are rewarded for simply making on-time payments. Unique from the competition, for every six on-time payments, the cost of Boost Mobile’s Monthly Unlimited plans shrink by $5, up to $15 per month in total. On-time payments do not need to be consecutive to qualify for the next saving milestone. Visit boostmobile.com for plan details. Restrictions apply.

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