Love Our Children USA among 189 nonprofits chosen to receive grant money
from RadioShack’s StreetSentz Community Grants Program
Fort Worth, Texas – November 11, 2005 – As part of its continuing effort to improve the quality of life for America’s families, RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) has awarded Love Our Children USA StreetSentz Community Grant. Love Our Children USA is one of 189 nonprofits to receive grant money in the latest quarterly cycle of RadioShack’s StreetSentz Community Grants program. The program funds worthy causes that help families protect children from abduction, violence and abuse.
“Through the StreetSentz Community Grants program, RadioShack has the ability to support programs in local communities that aim to help keep children safe,” said Laura Moore, senior vice president and chief communications officer for RadioShack Corporation. “We believe our contributions to agencies like Love Our Children USA will positively impact families across the nation, reinforcing RadioShack’s commitment to the safety and security of the American family.”
StreetSentz Community Grants are accepted year-round and are evaluated quarterly by local review councils coordinated through RadioShack district offices. Grants are awarded quarterly in February, May, August and November.
To be considered for a StreetSentz Community Grant, an organization must be a tax exempt nonprofit designated as a 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service, offer solutions to help prevent family violence/abuse and/or child abduction, and directly impact or benefit, through programs or services, a RadioShack community. Grant requests should be limited to $500 or less.
StreetSentz Community Grant guidelines and the application form are available online at the RadioShack corporate Web site (www.RadioShackCorporation.com), click on Corporate Citizenship, then StreetSentz Community Grant or at www.StreetSentz.com.
About RadioShack Corporation
Fort Worth, Texas-based RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) is one of the most trusted consumer electronics specialty retailer in the U.S. and is a growing provider of a variety of retail support services. The company operated through a vast network of sales channels, including: nearly 7,000 company and dealer stores; over 100 RadioShack locations in Mexico; and more than 600 wireless kiosks. RadioShack’s knowledgeable and helpful sales associates deliver convenient product and service solutions within an estimated five minutes of where 94 percent of all Americans either live or work. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, visit www.RadioShackCorporation.com. To learn more about RadioShack products and services or to purchase items online, visit www.RadioShack.com.
About Love Our Children USA
Beginning its seventh year November 2005, Love Our Children USA is the leading national nonprofit 501 (C)(3) organization that honors, respects, and protects children. As a voice for children it celebrates them and the loving relationships we should have with them. Its mission is to break the cycle of violence against children. The organization works to enable child success by eliminating behaviors that keep children from reaching their potential. It redefines parenting by promoting positive changes in parenting and family attitudes, along with behaviors and prevention strategies through public education campaigns. Love Our Children USA works to empower and support children, teens, parents and families through information, resources, advocacy and online youth mentoring. Its message is positive – one of prevention and hope.
For more information about Love Our Children USA visit www.loveourchildrenusa.org or call 1.888.347.KIDS
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Love Our Children USA
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