OKLAHOMA CITY – More than 80 teachers in the Oklahoma City area recently received exciting news from U.S. Cellular that their classroom projects had been funded through the company’s Calling All Teachers campaign.
The wireless carrier worked with philanthropic website DonorsChoose.org to fund $500,000 in creative and impactful classroom projects submitted by public school teachers nationwide.
The local donation of $37,773 will benefit students at 50 different Oklahoma City-area schools.
U.S. Cellular is dedicated to supporting education and the pressing needs of schools, and Calling All Teachers is one of the ways the company gives back to local communities.
“Teachers work very hard to make every student’s learning experience meaningful and fun, and U.S. Cellular is proud to support teachers’ efforts,” said Tommy Arens, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in Oklahoma. “We are dedicated to the Oklahoma City community and excited to contribute to the education of local students through this program.”