SPECTRUM ANNOUNCES $50,000 DONATION TO OPPORTUNITY RESOURCES, INC. THROUGH SPECTRUM COMMUNITY CENTER ASSIST
Missoula, MT – August 10, 2022 – Spectrum today announced Opportunity Resources, Inc. has received $50,000 through Spectrum Community Center Assist, the company’s five-year, $30 million philanthropic initiative to revitalize local community centers and invest in job training programs in rural and urban underserved communities.
Spectrum will kick off the partnership on Saturday, August 13 at 8:30 a.m. with a revitalization event at their facility located at 2821 S. Russell Street in Missoula, where employees and community volunteers will provide repairs and other physical improvements to the facility.
“Community centers like Opportunity Resources, Inc. are hallmarks of our neighborhoods, where people go for support, shared experiences and develop new job skills or find new employment,” said Rahman Khan, Vice President of Community Impact for Charter Communications, Inc., which operates the Spectrum brand of Internet, TV, Mobile and Voice products. “Through our partnership, Spectrum Community Center Assist will help Opportunity Resources, Inc. grow its essential employment training programs to help the greater Missoula area, with a safe and revitalized physical space.”
Opportunity Resources, Inc.is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Montana dedicated to supporting persons with disabilities. Opportunity Resources, Inc. has over 60 years of providing individualized services for hundreds of Western Montana’s adults living with a disability. The goal is simple— to support our clients in attaining independence in housing, employment, and as many aspects of their daily lives as possible, while providing all of the support services required to achieve that goal. Opportunity Resources programs focus on providing people with disabilities opportunities to engage in meaningful employment, artistic and creative projects, stable housing and community involvement.
Opportunity Resources, Inc. will receive $50,000 to strengthen their job skills training program and impact more community members. Opportunity Resources, Inc. will also be dedicating their updated technology room with the Spectrum name.
“We greatly appreciate the support from the Spectrum Community Center Assist Program. The new computers and office equipment will help us to improve staff training, which will result in quality outcomes for the people we serve,” said Kurtis Mayne, Director of Vocational Services for Opportunity Resources, Inc. “In addition, the financial support will allow Opportunity Resources, Inc. to further pursue competitive and integrated employment opportunities, specifically helping people with different abilities find meaningful employment in our community.”
Spectrum launched Spectrum Community Center Assist in September 2021 to benefit local organizations providing critical community services and job training skills in underserved cities and towns across the company’s 41-state footprint. By 2025, Spectrum will invest $25 million plus $5 million of in-kind contributions to improve 100 community centers serving an estimated 50,000 local residents. More information about Spectrum Community Center Assist is available here.
Spectrum is a suite of advanced communications services offered by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), a leading broadband connectivitycompany and cable operator serving more than 32 million customers in 41 states. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.
For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.