In January 2010, Comcast Corporation, The Comcast Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America entered into a four-year partnership. Generous support of $39 million will provide in-kind airtime and media assets to BGCA and technology tools, resources and programs to Boys & Girls Clubs and their members throughout the nation. Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services, has three focus areas for its community giving: promoting community service, building tomorrow’s leaders and expanding digital literacy. With the latter in mind, Comcast will air public service announcements promoting BGCA’s Club Tech digital literacy program to some 23.6 million cable customers. In addition, Comcast will provide funding and in-kind services to support Club Tech in Boys & Girls Clubs. In support of this effort, Comcast will deliver the Digital Connectors Program, a One Economy Corporation turnkey program, to select Clubs.Since 1963, Comcast has sought to strengthen the communities it serves by volunteering time, providing financial support and partnering with community-based organizations. Comcast works hard to build and strengthen relationships to make a difference, improve neighborhoods and create lasting results.About Comcast CorporationComcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 23.6 million cable customers, 15.9 million high-speed Internet customers, and 7.6 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, 11 regional sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet businesses, including Comcast.net (www.comcast.net). Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, which owns two professional sports teams, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, and a large, multipurpose arena in Philadelphia, the Wachovia Center, and manages other facilities for sporting events, concerts and other events.
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