Granite Enriches Life for Persons With DisabilitiesGranite Telecommunications, LLC
Press Release October 12. 2016 11:14PM
Quincy, MA—Granite Telecommunications, LLC, a provider of communications solutions to businesses, raised $4,058 forAdaptive Sports Partners, an organization that provides opportunities in sports and recreation for persons with physical or developmental disabilities. The organization was founded in 2009 and has helped hundreds of persons with disabilities enjoy the thrill of activities such as hiking, biking, paddling, skiing, snowshoeing, Special Olympics training and various athletics.
Adaptive Sports Partners operates under the belief that the satisfaction of accomplishment can be a life-affirming experience. With this as a guiding principle, the nonprofit offers participants a safe and supportive environment to take risks with the goal of enhancing their personal development and helping them accomplish things they never thought possible.
“I send much love and appreciation to all of the Granite employees who have given and become ‘Partners in Possibilities’ with our adaptive community,” said Sandy Olney, Executive Director at Adaptive Sports Partners. “Without support from businesses and individuals Adaptive Sports Partners would be unable to provide the hundreds of powerful life enriching opportunities we do each year.”
Adaptive Sports Partners is currently seeking volunteers for winter season activities, including its popular Nordic and Alpine ski programs. For more information visit www.adaptivesportspartners.org.
About Jeans Day
Through weekly Jeans Days, held every Friday, Granite teammates have the option to wear business casual attire or jeans with a donation of $3 to the selected charity. Each week, the Granite Cares Committee, comprised of Granite teammates, chooses a qualifying nonprofit organization nominated by other teammates. Granite then matches the amount raised by teammates.
Granite provides voice, data and other related communications products and services to multi-location businesses and governmental agencies throughout the United States and Canada. Granite furnishes services to more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100 companies in the United States, and 1.5 million phone lines under management. Granite employs over 1,700 people at the company’s headquarters in Quincy, MA and offices in Atlanta, GA, Orlando, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, New York, NY, Providence, RI, Chicago, IL and Dallas, TX. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.