Join in on the CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Food Drive to help local families and kids from June 5-16. Log on to www.centirylink.com/fooddrive to participate in this online virtual food drive. Select Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio and they will match your donation through the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation.
CenturyLink is once again hosting this virtual food drive to raise awareness and funds for the community food banks in the markets where their employees live and work.
The company’s foundation, The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation is planning to grant a total of $1 million dollars to the participating food banks based on the total raised by each food bank through the site from June 5-16.
CenturyLink also maintains a work center and warehouse on Colorado Ave., and W. 19th street in Lorain. They have over 1,600 employees in Ohio with an annual payroll of more than $120.38 million, according to the company. The Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications company also has 266,000 access lines with network investment worth more than $2.07 billion, according to the company’s Ohio statistical profile. The industry has changed greatly but CenturyLink still feel committed to helping those in need in the locations where they have a presence. If you would like to participate in the CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Food Drive, click here.