For Immediate Release
CREDO Mobile Announces December Recipients of $150,000 Grant
“Carrier With a Conscience” bolsters organizational efforts to support workers’ rights, freedom of the press and a clean, healthy environment.
SAN FRANCISCO - CREDO Mobile, the mobile carrier with a conscience, today announced that National Domestic Workers Alliance, Pesticide Action Network North America and ReThink Media will receive grants in December to advance progressive goals.
Each month, CREDO members vote on how to divide more than $150,000 in donations to three progressive groups. This month, CREDO is focusing on efforts to advance workers’ rights, to protect an independent press and to fight for a just and viable food system.
“At CREDO Mobile, we’re committed to supporting organizations that champion social change in everything they do. With the activism and support of our customers, NDWA, PAN and ReThink will be even better positioned to bringing progressive change,” said CREDO Mobile CEO Ray Morris.
CREDO Mobile’s donations to progressive causes total roughly $2 million per year, and over $83 million has been given since CREDO’s founding in 1985. These donations are powered by CREDO Mobile customers: a portion of their phone bill payments go to the grantees, at no additional cost.
“Domestic work is the work that makes all other work possible, and yet it’s so undervalued. NDWA is proud to partner with CREDO in the fight to bring dignity and respect to this and all work,” said Ai-jen Poo, Executive Director of National Domestic Workers Alliance
“Thanks to the generosity of CREDO and its members, PAN's work to protect frontline communities from hazardous pesticides is even stronger. Together, we are creating a just, thriving food system to sustain this generation and those to come,” said Kristin Schafer, Executive Director of Pesticide Action Network
“Everything ReThink does is aimed at strengthening the capacity of movements for progressive social change. We don't seek public credit; we seek outcomes where groups win real victories and build power. CREDO has been a unique partner in this work and your support is genuinely invaluable,” said Peter Ferenbach, Co-Founder of ReThink Media
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