FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Granite Launches Granite Gives Back Wellness 2021 Program
Communications Services Provider to Support Employees, Local Businesses & Communities
QUINCY, Mass. – January 19, 2021 – Granite Telecommunications, a $1.6 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, announced that Granite Gives Back, its non-profit organization, is introducing Granite Gives Back Wellness 2021, a program to support Granite employees and their local communities and businesses, which continue to suffer economically as the pandemic continues into a second year.
“As the pandemic continues, its impact on our lives and livelihoods grows, with our friends and families experiencing ever-greater loss of loved ones, social opportunities, jobs and customers,” said Granite CEO Rob Hale. “Granite Gives Back Wellness 2021 seeks to uplift mental, emotional and economic health by connecting our teammates with each other and local businesses and community resources.”
Granite Gives Back Wellness 2021 features monthly initiatives for Granite teammates that engage local businesses and charities. Examples include:
· Social Events – Granite Gives Back will host virtual events to socially connect teammates with their “Granite Family.” As part of the event, Granite is purchasing meals for its team members from local restaurants that are struggling.
· Care Packages – Care Packages will be sent to Granite employees that will incorporate items, activities and resources from local community and philanthropic organizations.
About Granite Gives Back
Granite Gives Back (GGB) is a 501c3 non-profit public charity that supports multiple philanthropic initiatives annually. In the two years since it was founded, GGB has given more than $400,000 and more than 12,500 volunteer hours to organizations in the local communities where Granite employees work and live.
Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.6 billion company serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100 companies in the United States and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management. Granite launched in 2002 and grew quickly by helping businesses to simplify sourcing and management of local and long-distance phone services with one point of contact and one invoice for all their office locations nationwide. Today, Granite is the leader in aggregating Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS) and has extended its unique value proposition – “one company, one contact, one bill” – to include a range of advanced business communications services, including Internet access, SD-WAN, wireless WAN, hosted PBX, SIP trunking, mobile voice and data, mobile device management, managed security, network integration and much more. Granite employs more than 2,300 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.