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The Green Book Has Hartford Debut – Documentary Tells Real Story of Guide to Freedom Through Segregated America

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02/25/2019

HARTFORD, CT -- The documentary, “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom,” was shown at a special preview at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, in a showing coordinated by the Amistad Center for Art and Culture, Comcast, and the Smithsonian Channel.  It marked the third year that Comcast has joined with the Amistad Center and Smithsonian Channel to bring a special presentation to Hartford during Black History month.

New London Students Up Close and Personal with Veterans

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11/15/2018

NEW LONDON, CT -- In partnership with Comcast, New London’s Harbor Elementary School recently hosted the History Channel's Take A Veteran to School Day. Comcast employees who served in the armed forces, some of whom are still serving, spent the morning in 4th and 5th grade classrooms talking to the students about their military experience. 

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Comcast and YMCA of Greater Hartford Celebrates East Hartford Y-Bell Graduation

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08/07/2018

EAST HARTFORD, CT -- The YMCA of Greater Hartford was recently joined by representatives of Comcast and YMCA program families to honor over 100 East Hartford students for their successful completion of the Y-BELL Power Scholars Academy.  For the third consecutive year Comcast provided a cash and in-kind grant totaling $18,000 to support Power Scholars Academy and YMCA Celebrates Champions programs and events. Comcast’s in-kind support included a lap-top computer, which was presented at the ceremony to one student who had perfect attendance.

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Comcast Employees Participate in Operation Gratitude

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01/04/2018

BERLIN, CT -- For 10 years now, Comcast employees based in the Western New England headquarters in Connecticut, along with their friends and family, have knitted and crocheted for a cause. This year the group handmade over 260 hats and scarves, most of which were donated to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that distributes care packages to active-duty troops, as well as veterans, wounded heroes and emergency first-responders. Over 2,000 pieces have been made and donated since the campaign began.

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Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program Continues to Help Close the Digital Divide in Hartford and Throughout Connecticut

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10/05/2017

HARTFORD, CT -- Today, Comcast Corporation announced Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive high-speed Internet adoption program, has expanded its senior pilot program to low-income seniors in Hartford.  Comcast also announced that it has now connected more than 32,000 residents from 8,000 households across the state of Connecticut.  Across the nation, Comcast has now connected more than four million low-income Americans, in one million households, to high-speed Internet service at home.

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Comcast NBC Universal Supports Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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08/29/2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Our hearts go out to the people of Houston, including the thousands of our own employees and customers, who have been impacted by the catastrophic flooding and devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey.  To help support those impacted by the disaster, Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to providing well over a million dollars in support to Houston-area relief efforts, including cash and in-kind contributions.

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Center for Latino Progress Receives Comcast Foundation Grant

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08/21/2017

HARTFORD CT – AUGUST 21, 2017 - The Comcast Foundation announced today that it has awarded a $20,000 grant to the Center for Latino Progress’ FUTUROS program. FUTUROS targets Hartford’s Latino youth who face obstacles that might otherwise prevent them from being able to achieve their life goals and offers training, activities, and youth employment opportunities to help them prepare for college and technical careers. 

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Points of Light Names Comcast NBCUniversal One of America’s Most Community-Minded Companies

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06/21/2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- For the fourth consecutive year, Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to “The Civic 50,” which recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation, by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. 

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Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $53,000 In Scholarships To Connecticut High School Seniors

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06/01/2017

HARTFORD, CT -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded $53,000 in scholarships for the 2017-18 school year to Connecticut students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers®Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, recognizes the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. 

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