Oakland Athletics And Verizon Wireless Team Up To Prevent Domestic Violence In California

Verizon Wireless is collecting used wireless phones/accessories from any carrier at Oakland A’s home games through August 30, 2008. All phones collected will go the company’s HopeLine® program, which provides financial support and wireless phones with airtime to local domestic violence programs.

Verizon Wireless and the Oakland A’s will present a combined charitable contribution of $12,365 to the Korean Community Center of the East Bay to support Shimtuh, its domestic violence and sexual assault program. Currently Shimtuh is the only domestic violence and sexual assault program serving the Korean community in Northern California.

Thursday, August 28, 2008
6:30 p.m. – Check presentation
7:05 p.m. – Game

Check presentation on field
Phone donation station – Guest Relations behind Section 119
Oracle Arena
7000 Coliseum Way
Oakland, California 94621

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