New York, NY- June 8, 2006 - Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey turned over nearly $150,000 to seven local youth service organizations raised through digital phone, digital cable and high speed data installation fees. Through this campaign, funds were donated directly to organizations that promote community service, education, literacy and child abuse prevention.
Recipients include: Child Abuse Prevention Program, Police Athletic League, Boys & Girls Club of Mt. Vernon, Staten Island Children’s Campaign, Tomorrow’s Children’s Fund of Bergen County, New Jersey and Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hudson Valley.
“Time Warner Cable selected these community groups as part of our ongoing effort to meet the needs of young people. These local organizations are geared toward empowering children for the future,” stated Harriet Novet, Vice President of Public Affairs at Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey. “We believe it is important to give back in the communities where our customers live, and this campaign’s success can be attributed to the generosity of our customer participation,” she added.
Time Warner Cable’s annual Children’s Campaign was created in 1989 to help provide much-needed funds to service organizations that enhance education for children within our footprint. Since its inception 15 years ago, Time Warner Cable has donated $3 million to a variety of organizations directed at improving the lives of young New Yorkers.
Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey serves over 1.4 million customers in four NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey.
Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey has led the telecommunications industry in bringing exciting, innovative services to customers including digital phone, high speed internet access through four ISPs, digital video recorders and Video On Demand. Visit www.timewarnercable.com/nyandnj/.
Our parent company, Time Warner Cable, owns and manages cable systems serving subscribers in 27 states, which include some of the most technologically advanced, best-clustered cable systems in the country with more than 75% of the Company's customers in systems of 300,000 subscribers or more. Utilizing a fully upgraded advanced cable network and a steadfast commitment to providing consumers with choice, value and quality customer care, Time Warner Cable is an industry leader in delivering advanced products and services such as video on demand, high definition television, digital video recorders, high-speed data, wireless home networking and Digital Phone. Time Warner Cable is a subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX).