The Foundation provides a structure for this collaborative giving program and offers grants to charitable organizations from donations by Wireless Zone® franchisees, employees and friends. The grants are given to support programs and organizations dedicated to improving the communities in which we operate and live.
Wireless Zone Foundation for Giving, Inc. is a charitable organization exempt from federal income taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The Foundation Supports the Following Organizations:
Children's Tumor Foundation
The Children’s Tumor Foundation, a non-profit organization, is the leading resource for information on Neurofibromatosis (NF), which encompasses a set of distinct genetic disorders that cause tumors to grow along various types of nerves and can affect the development of non-nervous tissues such as bones and skin.
Wireless Zone® stores in Connecticut and Florida support the Children’s Tumor Foundation by donating $.25 for every activation and upgrade done monthly. ATI matches the store activation funding.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.
All Wireless Zone® stores in the Baltimore/DC and Philadelphia regions support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by donating $.25 for every activation and upgrade done monthly. ATI matches the store activation funding for this just cause.
United Hospice of Rockland County
Hospices provide specialized care for people facing serious illness. The United Hospice of Rockland, Inc. (UHR) develops personalized plans of care to help patients live each day to the fullest with the support and guidance needed. Wireless Zone® stores in Northern New Jersey and Metro New York support the United Hospice of Rockland by donating $.25 for every activation and upgrade done monthly. ATI and Procell, Wireless Zone’s corporate and master franchise offices, respectively, match the store activation funding for this cause.
Autism Speaks, Inc.
Autism Speaks, Inc. is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder.
All Wireless Zone® stores in the New Hampshire region support The New England Chapter of Autism Speaks, by donating $.25 for every activation and upgrade done monthly. ATI matches the store activation funding for this just cause.
All Wireless Zone® stores in the Upstate New York region support Hunter's Hope, by donating $.25 for every activation and upgrade monthly. ATI matches the store activation funding for this cause.
Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA
All Wireless Zone® stores in the Western Pennsylvania region support the Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA by donating $.25 for every activation and upgrade monthly. ATI matches the store activation funding for this cause.
All Wireless Zone® stores in the Midwest region support Feeding America by donating $.25 for every activation and upgrade monthly. ATI matches the store activation funding for this cause.
In addition to our year round charities, we’ve also given grants to the following organizations:
American Diabetes Association, Maryland Chapter - Maryland
American Diabetes Association, Virginia Chapter - Virginia
American Diabetes Association Research Foundation, Inc - Virginia
American Heart Association - Texas
American Stroke Association, New England Chapter - Massachusetts
Autism Speaks, Inc., Northeast Chapter - Massachusetts
Autism Treatment Center, Inc. - Texas
Baltimore Youth Hockey Club, Inc. - Maryland
Child Abuse Prevention Council of Livingston County - Michigan
Child Guidance Clinic of Greater Waterbury, Inc. - Connecticut
Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation, Inc. - New Jersey
Children’s Tumor Foundation, Florida Chapter. - Florida
Delaware Diabetes Coalition, Inc. - Delaware
Glastonbury ABC, Inc. - Connecticut
Hospice of Southeastern Connecticut, Inc. - Connecticut
Intensive Education Academy, Inc. - Connecticut
Lawrence & Memorial Hospital - Connecticut
Livingston Family Center / The Connection Emergency Youth Services - Michigan
Lung Cancer Alliance - Washington, D. C.
Lymphoma Research Foundation - New York
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut, Inc. - Connecticut
Mary’s Place - Connecticut
Matthew Foster Foundation - New York
Mercy Flight, Inc. - New York
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research - New York
National Kidney Foundation, Connecticut Chapter - Connecticut
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Delaware Valley Chapter - Pennsylvania
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - New York
Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, Inc. - Massachusetts
Pennsylvania Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. - Pennsylvania
Saint Anne’s Hospital - Massachusetts
Tri-Town Special Olympics - Connecticut
United Hospice of Rockland, Inc. (New York) - New York
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Center for Infant & Child Loss/“SIDS” - Maryland
Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. - Connecticut
WNY United Against Drugs - New York
Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club of Jamestown, Inc. - New York