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October 17 2012

Comcast Foundation Narrows the Digital Divide through Operation HOPE Sponsorship


Los Angeles, CA - October 18, 2012 - Operation HOPE today recognized the Comcast Foundation as a Diamond Sponsor at the $150,000 level, making Comcast the latest partner in the growing list of the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit supporters.

In an effort to boost digital empowerment, Comcast's commitment comes from in cash and in-kind donations to the global financial dignity nonprofit; earmarking the funds for the new HOPE Financial Dignity Center Cyber Café located in the Martin Luther King, Sr. Community Resource Complex at Ebenezer in Atlanta and the HOPE Summit, November 14-15, 2012.

Comcast support includes the naming rights to the facility as well as providing the center’s technical infrastructure.  

Since 1999, the Comcast Foundation has had a positive impact on lives in nearly 2,000 communities through approximately 3,000 organizations, in support of expanding digital literacy, promoting community service and building tomorrow’s leaders.

The Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is one of the world’s leading media, entertainment and communications companies. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal.

Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.