Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) has taken fallen wood uprooted by Hurricane Irma and established #FloridaStrong phone grips. All the proceeds from the device accessory will go to assist the people affected by Hurricane Irma. The phone grips will be offered at selected local Sprint outlets throughout Miami-Dade County for an indication donation of $5 each. This unique phone grips fit any mobile device.
Following Hurricane Irma, SoftBank and Sprint, its employees committed support of $2 million those affected by the Hurricane Irma. The firm even sponsored a fun event at a Miami-Dade shelter by offering free face painting, charging stations, supplies and ice cream to evacuees. Continuing these initiatives, all proceeds from the latest phone grips will be given to The Miami Foundation to address security, food, stable housing, vulnerable populations and other short to long-term needs for people in Monroe and Miami-Dade counties. Around 10,000 have been made and quantities are anticipated to last through this Holiday season.
Claudio Hidalgo, the President of the Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Florida Region at Sprint, expressed that they are thrilled to advance something positive from the debris, and utilize these phone grips as an indication for the Florida community. They expect that through continued and previous initiatives like these and several more, they can support current needs for rebuilding and relief.
Rebecca Mandelman, the VP for Strategy and Engagement at The Miami Foundation, expressed that the message behind Sprint’s effort is a promising reminder of South Florida’s spirit after hurricanes. They are delighted to render their support through this measure that will benefit a number of local families still in requirement of help to rebuild.
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