Cox Charities' Community Investment program giving back to the community

Post Date: February 5, 2019

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BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Cox Communications employees are doing their part to give back to the Greater Baton Rouge area.

According to the multichannel video service provider, "Cox Communications will award $37,250 to local nonprofits in the Greater Baton Rouge area through Cox Charities Community Investment program, which is funded by employees."

Almost 200 local nonprofits applied for a grant last year and these organizations received money from the Community Investment fund:

  • Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area - TLC for Caregivers
  • The Arc of East Ascension - The Adult Day Training Program
  • Baton Rouge Youth Coalition - 2018-2019 “Get Your ACT Together” Initiative
  • Big Buddy - Voyager Career Exploration
  • Cancer Services - Camp Care for children with cancer and their siblings
  • Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless - One Stop Homeless Services Center Computer Lab and Expanded Services
  • Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge - Family Safe Haven
  • Forward Arts, Inc. – Freshhh Heat
  • Girl Scouts Louisiana East - Girl Scouts Outreach (Alternative Program Delivery)
  • The Hospice of Baton Rouge - Camp Conquer
  • Lighthouse Louisiana - Pre-Employment Transition Services Greater Baton Rouge
  • Metromorphosis - Small Business Development Program

The Cox Communications employee-giving campaign started in 2016 in these areas:

  • Acadiana
  • Baton Rouge
  • New Orleans
  • Florida’s Gulf Coast
  • Central Florida
  • Middle Georgia

Cox Communications said, "funds raised by local, Baton Rouge employees benefit programs in Cox-serviceable areas within Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston and West Baton Rouge parishes."

If you would like to learn more about Cox Charities, visit CC.

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