Charity Organization Helps Disabled Individuals Become Productive Members
of Their Communities
ATLANTA, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TEAMS@Work, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing employment and community participation for persons with disabilities, received more than $50,000 from proceeds earned at the second annual Georgia/Alabama Verizon Wireless Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 29 at Hampton Golf Village in Cumming, Georgia. Thirty-six teams of four golfers, over 20 volunteers and 32 sponsors participated in this annual event to raise money for TEAMS@Work. Major event sponsors included Andrew Corporation, General Dynamics, IMCI Technologies, TCI Wireless, Holland & Knight LLP and Towersource, Inc.
"We assist disabled individuals in turning their hopes and dreams of a productive life into a reality," said Carl Butler, founder of TEAMS@Work. "The money raised by Verizon Wireless from this event is a huge leap forward that will help take our services to the next level."
TEAMS@Work is a charitable organization based out of Atlanta, whose mission is to provide productive and meaningful work as well as community integration opportunities to people with disabilities in a supported environment. Currently, TEAMS@Work serves Metro Atlanta and the surrounding areas.
"We are proud to support TEAMS@Work and their efforts," said Lynn Carlson, executive director -- Network for Verizon Wireless. "Verizon Wireless has always been committed to giving back to the local communities where we live and work. We appreciate the work this organization does to improve the lives of our disabled citizens and enable them to contribute in our community."
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and
data network, serving 62.1 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless
company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon
|SOURCE Verizon Wireless|
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved