T-Mobile Doubles Hurricane Recovery Donations During MLB World Series
BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 23, 2018--There’s no better time to be a baseball fan. Today, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced the company is doubling its Home Runs for Hurricane Recovery (#HR4HR) donations during the MLB World Series. T-Mobile will now donate $10,000 for every home run to Team Rubicon, plus $2 every time anyone – T-Mobile customer or not – posts the #HR4HR hashtag to Twitter or Instagram.
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With the help of baseball fans everywhere this past year, the Un-carrier has raised over $4 million for Team Rubicon, a non-profit that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams in communities struck by disaster. T-Mobile just released a gripping new ad featuring legendary sportscaster Vin Scully, highlighting the impact Team Rubicon and T-Mobile have made in devastated communities this hurricane season.
And, #HR4HR continues to help those in need – as recently as this past month, when Hurricane Michael made landfall. Thanks to the campaign, Team Rubicon volunteers were able to deploy a reconnaissance team to Panama City, FL in the immediate aftermath to identify hard-hit communities and provide clean-up assistance at zero cost to impacted residents.
To show additional support, T-Mobile customers can contribute to recovery efforts by donating directly through Text to Give:
- Text MICHAEL to 90999 to donate $10 to the American Red Cross
- Text DISASTER to 20222 to donate $10 to the Volunteer Florida Foundation
- Text FLORENCE to 90999 to donate $10 to the American Red Cross
- Text FLORENCE to 501501 to donate $10 to United Way South Carolina
- Text HURRICANE to 20222 to donate $25 to Save the Children
For more information on #HR4HR, please visit https://www.t-mobile.com/MLB.
About T-Mobile US, Inc.
As America’s Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. Our advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to 75.6 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com.
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