Comcast Donates $2.3 Million to the United Way

May 3, 2005
May 3, 2005 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Local United Way agencies in twenty-seven states have received over $2.3 million in Comcast employee contributions and grants funded through The Comcast Foundation for the 2004 fundraising campaign. United Way, made up of approximately 1,350 community-based organizations, works to improve people's lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.

Cable company and web hosting provider, Comcast Corporation, has been a part of United Way's National Corporate Leadership Program since 2003, although the partnership can be traced back to Comcast's earliest days as a

"The long and successful relationship between Comcast and United Way stems from our shared commitment to have a positive and measurable impact in the communities we serve," said Brian L. Roberts, Comcast's Chairman and CEO.

"Through the Comcast United Way partnership, our employees are helping people, changing places for the better and empowering progress all across our country - community by community."

Comcast's contribution will benefit 107 local United Ways by providing more resources to effectively address needs in the areas in which Comcast
employees live and work. It represents an increase in both dollars raised and employee participation over 2003 levels, making it the most successful campaign in Comcast history.

"Comcast demonstrates great commitment to United Way and its mission," said United Way of America President and CEO Brian Gallagher. "Comcast contributes in many ways that have a positive impact on local communities
nationwide. We are very pleased that Comcast is investing in the work of United Way and commend all the employees of Comcast who volunteer annually in communities throughout our nation."

In addition to its financial contribution, Comcast will continue to provide airtime for public service announcements to bring increased awareness
and visibility to the United Way mission, and to thank Comcast employees for their generosity.

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