AT&T at Work in Kansas

AT&T Blog Team
April 2, 2021
Community Impact

AT&T at Work in Kansas

The External Affairs Team at AT&T Kansas is excited to share recent AT&T news and updates with you. Throughout this document, you will find information about AT&T Kansas’ philanthropic efforts, Diversity and Inclusion updates, and WarnerMedia news.

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The Community

AT&T’s Believe Kansas City Initiative Donates Pandemic Relief Supplies: AT&T is donating Pandemic Relief Supplies (PRS) to a variety of organizations in the Kansas City area.

“This donation is a natural extension of our Believe Kansas City initiative to support these organizations and we are grateful to be able to help keep people safe and healthy as they continue the work to serve our communities.”

Molly Kocour Boyle — President, AT&T Kansas  

These organizations focus on supporting mental health, general healthcare, and education within Johnson and Wyandotte counties. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an overwhelming demand for PRS for healthcare facilities and educational development facilities in the Kansas City area. AT&T’s Believe Kansas City initiative is helping fulfill that need by donating hand sanitizer, face coverings, and disinfectant supplies.

  • P.O.W.E.R Community Development Corporation to Redevelop Historic Dunbar Theatre with $15,000 Contribution from AT&T: AT&T contributed $15,000 to the P.O.W.E.R. Community Development Corporation, an organization that supports community-based cultural arts initiatives occurring within the historic McAdams African – American neighborhood area in Wichita. The organization will use this contribution as part of its efforts to redevelop the Historic Dunbar Theatre, a performing arts center in the community.
  • Kansas Law Enforcement Hosted ‘Battle of the Badges’ Fundraiser for Special Olympics Kansas with $10,000 Supporting Contribution from AT&T:  AT&T contributed $10,000 to the Kansas Law Enforcement Torch Run Events. Law enforcement officers throughout Kansas host and participate in many different types of fundraisers throughout the year to benefit the Special Olympics Kansas. This year several Topeka-area law enforcement agencies had a contest to see which group could raise the most money for Special Olympics Kansas.
  • Madam President Camp to Continue Providing Scholarships, Technology, and Internet Access with an AT&T $10,000 Contribution: AT&T contributed $10,000 to Madam President Camp, a nonresidential day camp where girls learn to be leaders in their communities. This contribution will be used for scholarships, internet access and technology to provide opportunities for girls in Wyandotte and Johnson counties in Kansas, who otherwise would not have been able to participate in the leadership camp.

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Diversity and Inclusion

How AT&T Works to Uplift and Empower Girls and Women: March is Women’s History Month. One of AT&T’s core values is Stand for Equality and we recognize our responsibility to support and empower women. From supporting organizations like Girls Who Code, Black Girls Code and programs like the AT&T Aspire Accelerator to elevate future female STEM professionals, we continue to work with and for women. Read more HERE.

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Warner Bros. Films is Releasing Its 2021 Movie Slate on HBO Max and in Theaters on the Same Day: In December, we announced that the entire anticipated 2021 Warner Bros. motion picture slate – including Tom & Jerry, Godzilla vs. Kong, In The Heights, Space Jam: A New Legacy, Dune, the Matrix 4, and more will be released in theaters and on HBO Max the same day in the United States.

That’s a Warner Bros. motion picture in your living room at no extra cost, for the first month of each film’s release. In addition to the movies, there is a wide variety of content premiering on HBO Max throughout the year. Check out this video about what to expect.

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