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Astound Broadband Powered by RCN Donates $160,000 to Local PA Non-profits

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The Literacy Center, Boys & Girls Clubs of Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown, and the Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC) received funding from local broadband provider to further support community programs

Lehigh Valley, PA – May 2, 2022 – Astound Broadband (Astound) Powered by RCN has donated a total of $160,000 to local area non-profits throughout the month. Recipients of Astound Broadband’s donations include The Literacy Center in Allentown, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Easton, Bethlehem, and Allentown, and the Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC) in Boothwyn.

Astound Broadband has been part of the Lehigh Valley and Delaware County community for years, both as an employer and as an internet, TV, and phone provider to residents and businesses in the region. Astound is dedicated to its employees and communities in ensuring equitable opportunities for all, in consideration of gender, ability, religion, orientation, or socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. The partnerships with The Literacy Center, Boys and Girls Clubs, and CAADC helps assure success is achievable for every member of these communities. The funds recently donated will help support the mission of each non-profit that are in line with values that Astound Broadband wholeheartedly supports – literacy opportunities, mentorship programs for youth, housing, food security and social services for all.

“As co-chair of the Diversity Advisory Group at Astound Broadband, I can confirm we value inclusion across our business and service programs we support, helping to provide equitable opportunities for residents in Lehigh Valley and Delaware County,” said Sanford Ames Jr., SVP & General Manager of Astound Broadband Pennsylvania. “We want to thank the Boys and Girls Clubs, CAADC and The Literacy Center for their dedication and hard work in providing services that are critical for our communities. We look forward to continuing to support these organizations that provide life skills, learning and mentoring opportunities as well as a sense of belonging and inclusion.”

Astound continues to be powered by passionate local teams, dedicated to the people and communities it serves, bringing customers astounding services and products.

To learn more about Astound Broadband, please visit https://www.astound.com/.


About Astound Broadband

Astound Broadband (astound.com) is the sixth largest cable operator in the U.S., providing award-winning high speed internet, broadband communications solutions, TV, phone services and fiber optic solutions for residential  and business customers across the United States. Astound Broadband is comprised of organizations formerly  known as RCN, Grande Communications, Wave Broadband, and enTouch. The company services Chicago, Indiana, Eastern Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New York City, Maryland, Washington, DC, Texas, regions  throughout California, Oregon and Washington.