CREDO Mobile From Working Assets Announces Stimulus Package for Progressive Nonprofits
In addition to Planned Parenthood, which received $110,273 from the CREDO 2008 donations pool, groups receiving contributions include: Alliance for Climate Protection ($69,597), Doctors Without Borders ($136,822), Physicians for a National Health Program ($64,603), National Center for Lesbian Rights ($44,022) and USAction ($85,916).
Since its founding in 1985, CREDO and parent company Working Assets have generated more than $60 million for groups like these. To see the complete 2008 donations report, go to www.credomobile.com/2008donations . To see the nonprofits CREDO customers are raising money for in 2009, go to www.credomobile.com/2009causes.
CREDO members also help direct hundreds of thousands of calls, letters and e-mails to Congress and other decision makers each month. Their efforts have recently been rewarded in a number of progressive successes, such as registering 2.5 million voters in the run-up to the 2008 election, urging an extension of vital tax credits for clean energy and halting the construction of 53 dirty coal-fired power plants around the U.S.
About CREDO Mobile
CREDO Mobile, formerly Working Assets Wireless, gives customers more than a phone. It gives them a voice by turning every call into a call for progressive social and political change. CREDO Mobile also offers service comparable to the major cell phone companies, including nationwide digital coverage, friendly customer service, and a choice of phones and plans. As America's greenest phone company, CREDO also offers a range of planet-friendly accessories. To learn more, visit www.credomobile.com.
About Working Assets
Working Assets was founded in 1985 to help make the world a better place. Each time customers use its products (CREDO Mobile, CREDO Long Distance or the Working Assets Credit Card), the company generates donations for causes like peace, human rights and the environment. To date, Working Assets has raised more than $60 million for groups like Project Vote, Organic Farming Research Foundation and the ACLU. The company is also a political force, giving customers the opportunity to speak out on critical issues via its Web site (www.credoaction.com), its monthly phone bill and mobile text activism. Since 1991 Working Assets has generated over 10 million calls and letters to corporate and political decision-makers. To learn more, go to www.workingassets.com.