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Verizon Wireless Donates $1,000 To Local Community Organization In Topeka, Kansas

YWCA of Topeka to benefit from grant

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October 29, 2008

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TOPEKA, KS — Verizon Wireless has donated $1,000 to the YWCA of Topeka. The funds will be used by the YWCA’s R.A.C.E. Committee to support domestic violence education sessions. The sessions are a part of the Adopt-a-School project recently implemented at Highland Park High School.

“Verizon Wireless has a strong history of supporting programs committed to improving the quality of life for those in our community,” said Lou Sigillo, president–Kansas/Missouri region, Verizon Wireless. “We’re proud to assist the YWCA as they work to help the students at Highland Park High School become the best they can be.”

The YWCA of Topeka, founded in 1887, is an organization dedicated to its mission to eliminate racism and empower women. The R.A.C.E. Committee, a community consortium that educates the community through workshops, film screenings and facilitated discussions, is part of the YWCA’s expanded focus on advocacy work for racial justice and equality.

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