77 local non-profits receive 10 years of free internet service courtesy of Allo Communications.
At a news conference, Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird said the gift increases Lincoln’s competitiveness and quality of life.
“The impact of the Community Connect program will ripple throughout the community, touching the lives of countless individuals and families, including many of our most vulnerable residents.”
President of Allo Communication, Brad Moline was present and said Allo was to participate in the program.
“We want to take a little bit of the pressure off of these non-profits and let them do what they do because they’re making a difference in our community.”
Non-profits that received the gift include Mourning Hope Grieving Center, Lighthouse and The Bay.
ALLO originally planned to offer free service 75 non-profits. 99 Plications were submitted.