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Make-A-Wish® Georgia Joins Straight Talk Wireless® To Help Raise Up To $1,000,000 Nationally
Make-A-Wish Georgia is encouraging consumers in the Atlanta region to go to their local Walmart starting this Saturday to show their support for Make-A-Wish by taking part in a brief demonstration of a Straight Talk Wireless Android smart phone.
Carried out under the banner “One Minute One Million,” the Straight Talk Wireless/Make-
For a list of the participating Walmarts (including street addresses) in the Atlanta region, visit OneMinuteOneMillion.com on the Web.
Fabiola Charles, Vice President, Communications & External Affairs, Make-A-Wish Georgia, said: “We encourage local residents to take the time to support us through this important campaign. In aligning with Make-A-Wish Georgia, Straight Talk Wireless is helping us reach more kids with life-threatening medical conditions and grant their one true wish. A wish is more than just a nice thing, and its impact extends further than just a moment in time. A wish come true can help kids feel stronger, more energetic, and better emotionally and even physically.”
F. J. Pollak, president and CEO, TracFone Wireless Inc., the parent company of Straight Talk Wireless, said: “Straight Talk Wireless offers cell phone users contract-free unlimited everything service on the nation’s four leading wireless networks for just $45 a month. With Straight Talk, you can get the same phones, same networks, for half the cost. Today, Straight Talk Wireless is helping our customers 'feel richer' in a different way by giving them an opportunity to enrich their communities and the lives of the families and children in them. We look forward to making a difference locally."
To follow or learn more about One Minute One Million online at:
Main Web site: OneMinuteOneMillion.com
Straight Talk Facebook: facebook.com/
Straight Talk Twitter: twitter.com/
Make-A-Wish Facebook: facebook.com/
Make-A-Wish Twitter: twitter.com/
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONS
The mission of Make-A-
Straight Talk Wireless® is a brand of TracFone Wireless, Inc., America's largest no-contract cellular service provider in the U.S. with over 21.3 million subscribers, and a subsidiary of América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. ("AMX") (BMV: AMX; NYSE- AMX; Nasdaq- AMOV; LATIBEX: XAMXL). AMX is the leading provider of wireless services in Latin America. As of June 30, 2012, it had 251.8 million wireless subscribers - more wireless customers than AT&T and Verizon combined - and 61.2 million fixed revenue generating units in the Americas. For more information about Straight Talk, go to straighttalk.com.
MEDIA CONTACTS: Patrick Mitchell, for Straight Talk Wireless, (703) 276-3266 or email@example.com;
EDITOR’S NOTE: A streaming audio replay of a related September 12 news event is available on the Web at wish.org/news and OneMinuteOneMillion.com. For high-resolution graphics for Make-A-Wish and Straight Talk Wireless, contact Alex Frank at (703) 276-3264 or firstname.lastname@example.org.