Your goodness inspires us to give back. That's why every time you pay your home phone + Internet bill, we will donate 5% of it to a charity of your choice. We believe it's the right thing to do for the community and we hope you join us.
Socket was proud to distribute $6171.85 to area non-profit organizations in December 2011, representing the fourth round of charity donations under the program.
Total donations through the program have now reached more than $18,000!
Top-earning charities for this fourth round of donations included:
- The Food Bank of Central & Northeast Missouri - $1,064.65
- Central Missouri Humane Society - $888.52
- Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-MO - $330.23
- Coyote Hill Children's Home - $300.00
- Columbia Public Schools - $282.40
- Heart of Missouri United Way - $254.42
- Mid MO Susan G. Komen For the Cure - $245.69
- American Red Cross - Mid MO Chapter - $143.33
- Boys & Girls Club of Columbia - $140.24
- (tie) Alzheimer's Association, Mid-MO Chapter and KOPN Radio - $108.00
Already a Home Phone + Internet customer and need to select your charity?
There are 3 easy options to tell us your selection:
1) Tell us during the sign-up process.
2) E-mail us your desired charity.
3) Call us at 817-0000 with your selection.
Alzheimer's Association, Mid-Missouri Chapter
American Cancer Society
American Heart Association - Midwest Affiliate
American Red Cross, Mid-Missouri Chapter
Assistance League of Mid-Missouri
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri
Boy Scouts of America
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Columbia Area
Boys & Girls Town of Missouri
Camp Hickory Hill
Central Missouri Humane Society
Centralia Friends of the Park
Children's Miracle Network
Christian Fellowship School
Columbia Art League
Columbia Benevolent Organization
Columbia Lutheran Association of Schools (Good Shepherd Lutheran School)
Columbia Public Schools
Coyote Hill Children's Home
Dreams to Reality
Family Counseling Center of MO, Inc.
Family Health Center
First Christian Church (Downtown)
Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (formerly Central Missouri Food Bank)
Habitat for Humanity
Harrisburg Early Learning Center
Heart of Missouri CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Heart of Missouri United Way
International Community Church
Love INC (In the Name of Christ)
Lutheran Family & Children's Services
Mary Lee Johnson Community Learning Center
Meals on Wheels of Columbia
Mid-MO Peaceworks (Missouri Nuclear Weapons Education Fund)
5% Donation Regulations:
Applies to residential phone bundles only. Donation amount does not include any extra features, services such as long-distance, wireless modems. Not valid for business grade phone packages. 5% donation accumulates throughout first year of service. If service is canceled, the donation total year to date will be added to the donation drive's cumulative pot.
Another 5% Donation will be given to non-profits in spring 2012 depending on total amount contributed. Non-profit organizations will submit an application to Socket. Applications will be accepted 3 months prior to give-away. Applications will be reviewed by Socket for approval.
ALL non-profit organizations will receive a donation based on the percentage of votes their organization received from the customers.
These guidelines are subject to change.