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Live Ice Sculpting Performance in New York’s Times Square to Benefit DoSomething.org

WHAT: Sprint is hosting a live event in New York’s Time Square featuring Fear No Ice, Chainsaw - Wielding Performance Ice Sculptors, to encourage everyone to Do Something Good this holiday season.
 
The performance is part of Sprint’s  Cut Your Bill in Half Event, which invites AT&T and Verizon customers to bring their bill to Sprint to have their rate plan cut in half. Sprint is encouraging consumers nationwide to contribute money they will save to their favorite DoSomething.org cause. Sprint also will make a contribution to DoSomething.org at the event.
           
Fear No Ice features the ice sculpting process as dynamic, larger-than-life entertainment, keeping viewers engaged with action adventure, slapstick, drama, and audience participation, all while creating spectacular ice sculptures. Fear No Ice has been featured on more than 50 TV programs, from “The Rachael Ray Show” to “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” to “The Late Show With David Letterman,” and is a great family-friendly way to celebrate the winter holiday season.
 
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 18 (2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET)
 
WHERE:           Father Duffy Square
                        Between 45th and 47th streets
                        Broadway and Seventh Avenue, New York         
 
* * * GREAT PHOTO OPPORTUNITY -- INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE * * *
 
Updates on the live ice sculpting performance will be available at @Sprint on Twitter.
 
WHY:    DoSomething.org mobilizes and activates volunteers and empowers them to get involved and make things happen. One of the largest organizations for young people and social change, DoSomething.org ’s 3.2 million members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the  environment to literally everything else. For a limited time only, Sprint is offering AT&T and Verizon customers an opportunity to cut their rate plan in half through the Cut Your Bill in Half Event. With the savings, customers might consider doing something good this holiday season, like contributing to DoSomething,org.
 
The Cut your Bill in Half Event is available exclusively at Sprint stores and www.sprint.com/halfprice. To sign up, AT&T and Verizon Wireless customers just need to bring their most recent bills, be ready to turn in their current phones, and choose a new device either through a leasing option or Sprint Easy Pay. Sprint will match customers’ data, plus provide unlimited talk and text to anywhere in the U.S. all while on the Sprint network. Exclusions and restrictions apply.
 
WHO:   Fear No Ice – The World’s First and Only Performance Ice Sculpting Company
            Nancy Lublin, CEO, DoSomething.org
            Karen Paletta – Regional Vice President, Sprint
 
About Sprint
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company dedicated to delivering the best value in wireless. Sprint served 55 million customers as of Sept. 30, 2014, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the last four years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

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