June 24, 2013
Boost Mobile Gives Back to Boys & Girls Clubs of America
$1 Phone Days promotion pays off in a big way; Boost Mobile raises more than $100,000 for the organization
IRVINE, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 24, 2013 - Boost Mobile, a leader in the no-contract wireless industry and ranked “Highest in Purchase Experience among Non-Contract Wireless Providers” by J.D. Power and Associates1, raised $106,565 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), a leader in driving positive impact in communities across the county.
In celebration of its $1 Phone Days promotion that took place earlier this month, Boost Mobile committed to donating $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America for each new customer who signed on during the five-day promotional campaign at Boost Mobile wireless dealer locations. A portion of the funds raised will go to the national organization, and a portion will go to local Clubs in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and New York to be used for summer learning programs, including preventing summer learning loss, mentoring and Internet safety.
“Our Boost Mobile employees were excited to see lines of customers looking to participate in this promotion,” said Andre Smith, vice president-Boost Mobile. “Through this successful promotion our customers and Boost retailers were able to give back in a big way and support their communities through the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.”
“We are excited to partner with Boost Mobile to provide the youth we serve with access to enhanced summer learning,” said Evan McElroy, senior vice president of marketing and communications at BGCA. “This support helps Clubs give kids fun, engaging experiences and critical summer learning opportunities in a safe place staffed by positive adult role models.”
Boost Mobile’s no annual contract2 Monthly Unlimited with Shrinking Payments plans start at $50 a month for unlimited nationwide talk, text, Web, email and calls to 411. Unique from the competition, for every six on-time payments, the cost of Boost Mobile’s Monthly Unlimited plans shrink by $5, up to $15 per month in total. On-time payments do not need to be consecutive to qualify for the next saving milestone.
About Boost Mobile
Boost Mobile offers wireless phones and services with no long-term contracts. Boost Mobile redefines value for wireless consumers with its Monthly Unlimited with Shrinking Payments no-contract service, where the longer you stay the less you pay with on-time payments for unlimited voice, text messaging, Web, email and calls to 411. Boost Mobile offers nationwide service on the Nationwide Sprint Network, reaching more than 279 million people, with no activation or long-distance fees. Boost Mobile offers a selection of quality handsets from BlackBerry, HTC, Kyocera, LG, Motorola and Samsung, ranging from entry-level to Android™ smartphone devices available nationwide at nearly 20,000 major retail stores, including Best Buy, Kmart-Sears, RadioShack, Target, Family Dollar, Walgreens and Walmart, independent wireless dealer locations, and on HSN, a leading TV home shopping network. Re-Boost® Cards are available at approximately 100,000 locations throughout the United States. Experience Boost Mobile on the Web at Facebook and Twitter; and purchase products at www.boostmobile.com.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (GreatFutures.org) has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, more than 4,000 Clubs serve some 4 million young people annually through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native American lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a Harris Survey of alumni, 57 percent said the Club saved their lives. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more at http://www.bgca.org/facebook and http://bgca.org/twitter.
1 Boost Mobile received the highest numerical score among non-contract wireless providers in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Non-Contract Wireless Purchase Experience StudySM – Vol. 1. Study based on responses from 3,533 consumers measuring 7 non-contract wireless providers and measures opinions of consumers who purchased a wireless product or service within last 6 months. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed July-December 2012. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.
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