More Than 100 DIRECTV Dealers and Employees Celebrate National Volunteer Week by Providing Support to Three Square Food Bank of Southern Nevada

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More Than 100 DIRECTV Dealers and Employees Celebrate National Volunteer Week by Providing Support to Three Square Food Bank of Southern Nevada

DIRECTV:

WHAT:

  DIRECTV is hungry to give back as more than 100 of its dealers, employees and partners provide volunteer support at Three Square Food Bank, which offers wholesome, nutritious food to non- profit and faith-based organizations throughout the southern Nevada area. DIRECTV volunteers will help sort through a variety of donated products and food for families in need across the city, including food and school supplies for underserved children.
 
Three Square works with nearly 600 program partners including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites, and with volunteer support is able to serve nearly 100,000 individuals monthly.
 

WHEN:

Monday, April 22, 2013 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
 

WHERE:

4190 N Pecos Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89115
 

PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: DIRECTV Chairman and CEO, Mike White and Three Square Food Bank Director of Corporate Giving, Erica Thompson, as well as more than 100 DIRECTV volunteers.

 

About Three Square Food Bank

Established in 2007 to provide hunger relief, Three Square Food Bank offers wholesome, nutritious food to non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites that serve a wide range of Southern Nevadans. A national model project inspired by Eric Hilton with a grant provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Three Square is a community collaborative partnership with businesses, non-profit agencies, food distributors, higher education institutions, the Clark County School District, governmental entities, the media and thousands of volunteers to efficiently and effectively serve hope to those in our community struggling with hunger. Three Square currently provides more than 24.5 million pounds of food and grocery product – the equivalent of more than 18.8 million meals – per year to nearly 600 Program Partners. Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. For additional information visit www.threesquare.org. For the latest news and events on Three Square, visit www.facebook.com/ThreeSquareFoodBank and follow them on Twitter @threesquarelv.

About DIRECTV

DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) is one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming and industry leading customer service to more than 35 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. In the U.S., DIRECTV offers its over 20 million customers access to more than 190 HD channels and Dolby-Digital® 5.1 theater-quality sound, access to exclusive sports programming such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET™, Emmy- award winning technology and higher customer satisfaction than the leading cable companies for 11 years running. DIRECTV Latin America, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries, leads the pay TV category in technology, programming and service, delivering an unrivaled digital television experience to more than 15 million customers. DIRECTV sports and entertainment properties include three Regional Sports Networks (Northwest, Rocky Mountain and Pittsburgh) as well as a 42 percent interest in Game Show Network. For the most up-to-date information on DIRECTV, please visit www.directv.com

Three Square
Cherryl Kaopua
(702) 644-FOOD (3663) x 344
Cell: 702-539-6171
or
DIRECTV
Jade Ekstedt
(310) 964-3429
Cell: 310-480-9416

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