Today Is Comcast Cares Day, One Of The Nation’s Largest Single Days Of Volunteerism

CHICAGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today is Comcast Cares Day, one of the
largest corporate volunteer initiatives in the nation. This year, on Comcast
Cares Day’s 13th anniversary, the company anticipates that about 7,000 regional
employees from Illinois, northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan and their
families, friends and community partners will participate in volunteer projects
in locations ranging from Quincy, IL, to South Bend, IN; from Decatur to
Rockford, IL; and all across the Chicago area.

“Comcast is proud to partner once again with our friends, family members,
colleagues, neighbors and partner organizations to make change happen in the
communities we serve,” said Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region senior vice
president, John Crowley.

Comcast expects that more than 80,000 Comcast and NBCUniversal volunteers will
participate today in more than 700 projects across the country and around the
globe. Since Comcast Cares Day began in 2001, more than a half million
volunteers have contributed more than 3 million volunteer hours.

For more information about Comcast’s volunteer and community investment
initiatives, visit

About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology
company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast
Cable is the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to
residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services
to businesses. NBCUniversal operates 30 news, entertainment and sports cable
networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production
operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks
and Resorts. Visit for more information.

With more than 7,000 local employees, Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region
( serves customers in central and northern Illinois,
including the Chicago area, northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan. “Like”
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Indiana and SW Michigan. “Follow” Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region on Twitter at
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About the Comcast Foundation

The Comcast Foundation was founded by Comcast Corporation in June 1999 to
provide charitable support to qualified non-profit organizations. The Foundation
primarily invests in programs intended to have a positive, sustainable impact on
their communities. The Foundation has three community investment
priorities–promoting service, expanding digital literacy, and building
tomorrow’s leaders. Since its inception, the Comcast Foundation has donated
nearly $140 million to organizations in the communities nationwide that Comcast
serves. More information about the Foundation and its programs is available at

Contact: Jack A. Segal, Comcast:, cell:

SOURCE Comcast Greater Chicago Region

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