(Johnston, Rhode Island) November 15, 2017 – Mobile Beacon is announcing the launch of a Disaster Recovery Program to help community anchor institutions such as schools, libraries, nonprofits, and healthcare organizations etc. in Texas, Georgia, and Florida who were affected by the recent hurricanes. The Disaster Recovery Program is designed to support affected communities as they work to rebuild. The three-pronged program offers wrap-around support to new and existing Mobile Beacon customers during this time of rebuilding.
“In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, we want to help our school, library, and nonprofit customers in Texas, Florida, and Georgia regain the connectivity they need,” said Katherine Messier, Executive Director, Mobile Beacon. “We understand that the focus of many of our customers is on rebuilding so they can continue serving their communities. We are honored to be able to provide assistance to them during this difficult time.”
Mobile Beacon and its parent organization, NACEPF, Inc. also provided financial support to local organizations immediately following the hurricanes. NACEPF, Inc. donated $25,000 to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and $5,000 to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Mobile Beacon has donated $10,000 to the Houston Food Bank and $10,000 to All-Hands.
Mobile Beacon provides high-speed, low-cost, mobile internet access to the anchors of communities: the nonprofits, schools, libraries, and healthcare organizations that provide vital services to millions of Americans every day. Through this broadband service, organizations have an essential tool to fulfill their missions and maximize their philanthropic impact, which allows organizations to access more information, reach more people, and help more in their communities. Learn more at http://www.mobilebeacon.org.