KALISPELL, Mont. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Coats for Kids are partnering to help keep local children warm this winter. The company made a $1,500 donation to the organization to purchase coats, boots, gloves and other winter weather items for kids who need them.

“We are pleased to help Coats for Kids provide warm clothing during this winter,” said CenturyLink Vice President and General Manager Jeremy Ferkin. “With our donation, more of our neighborhood children will have the items they need to keep warm.”

Coats for Kids was created by the Kalispell Jaycees 24 years ago and initially helped 17 local families. To date, the organization has helped provide more than 2,800 local families with winter outerwear for their children.

CenturyLink is a proud supporter of many community activities in Kalispell, including the Flathead Valley Food Bank, Wings, Big Brothers Big Sisters, A.L.E.R.T. and the United Way.

CenturyLink provides reliable high-speed Internet, video and voice services to consumers and businesses in the Flathead region. For more information you can visit CenturyLink’s local retail store at 290 North Main St., near the intersection of Idaho Street; call 406-758-1307 or go online to www.centurylink.com.

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink is a leading provider of high-quality broadband, entertainment and voice services over its advanced communications networks to consumers and businesses in 33 states. CenturyLink, headquartered in Monroe, La., is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information on CenturyLink, visit www.centurylink.com.