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Video Highlights from Cricket National Rebuilding Day 2010 in Buffalo, NY

Rebuilding Together does not currently have a local chapter in Buffalo, so the Buffalo team took matters in to their own hands by spearheading a project and partnering with AmeriCorps, Hospice Buffalo and the Make-A-Wish Foundation to refurbish a home for Justin Zirpalo, a 13 year old handicapped boy who requires around the clock attention, and his father Sal.  Sal had purchased the “fixer upper” a few years ago with the intention of doing the work himself.  After purchasing the home, his wife unexpectedly passed away and he did not have the time or resources to complete the work.

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Black History Month Spotlight: Marian Anderson - First African American named a permanent member of the Metropolitan Opera Company

 (Born February 27, 1897, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.—died April 8, 1993, Portland, Ore.) American singer, one of the finest contraltos of her time.


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San Diego Rebuilds Azalea Park

In early October, a team of over 250 Cricket Communications employees, local business partners, community organizations and professional volunteers took on a momentous renovation project for Azalea Park in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego. All of the organizations involved share the same goal - to inspire and encourage the City Heights community to reduce water usage, recycle and thrive.

 

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Cricket Provides Free Internet Service to Families in Need

Shortly before the holidays, Cricket spread some cheer and helped bring the power of technology to underserved families by participating in a distribution event of computers and free broadband devices and service in Santee California.  The San Diego County Office of Education recently embarked on a collaborative project entitled Unlimited Access with One Economy, Cricket, Qualcomm’s Wireless Reach initiative, Computers 2 SD Kids and Google to enable selected students within San Diego County with greater access to the Internet.

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San Diego's America's Next Top Model Casting Call

On February 18th, hundreds of America's Next Top Model hopefuls entered the stage to charm the judges with homes of moving closer to reaching their dreams.

 

The San Diego market sponsored the event and had a chance to showcase Muve Music to all the eager attendees. Hundreds of entrants were excited to be part of the event and had the opportunity to experience Muve Music firsthand and receive giveaways and prizes before moving on to give the runway their best shot.

 

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