PHOENIX – July 28, 2010 – For the second year, Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) has partnered with Fox Sports Network Arizona as part of its “Share the Win” Program to provide support to the Friendly House, a long-standing community based organization serving the needs of Arizona families.
Jim Campbell, Qwest president-Arizona
“The combination of the Diamondbacks’ commitment to Arizona and Friendly House’s long track record of providing vital services to Arizonans makes our continued participation in the share the win program an easy choice. Qwest is proud to continue our long history of contributing to communities and organizations throughout Arizona in order to produce a positive impact.”
Luis Ibarra, President & CEO Friendly House
"Friendly House is proud of the partnership we have with Qwest Share the Win program because it provides the organization with significant resources to serve our community. It also makes it possible for Friendly House to reinforce its mission and promote its services. Collectively, Friendly House and Qwest have been serving our communities for over 90 years and many have benefited from the generous support of Qwest. Friendly House addresses some of the most critical needs of the Latino Community which would be difficult to do without the help of Qwest."
About Friendly House
Friendly House is a leading social service agency serving the Phoenix community for 90 years. Its programs include Youth and Family Services, Adult Education, Workforce Development and Home Care for the Elderly and Disabled. Friendly House serves over 40,000 families, youth and children throughout the greater Phoenix area annually.
About the Qwest Foundation
The Qwest Foundation's core principle is that investing in people and communities provides lasting value for the future. The Qwest Foundation awards grants to community-based programs that generate high-impact and measurable results, focusing on pre-K through grade 12 education.
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