Cox Launches Cox in the Community Fundraising Program

Non-profit organizations can earn up to $75 per person when members sign-up for Cox services

Jan 19, 2010, 06:00 ET from Cox Communications

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, which donated about $3.5 million in in-kind and direct support to Hampton Roads non-profit organizations, has launched a new initiative that allows organizations to cash-in when its members select Cox as their cable, Internet or telephone provider.

The program is targeted to area civic leagues, sports leagues, PTAs, school organizations, as well as other community organizations. The program works as follows:

  • Organization leaders may receive a Cox in the Community fundraising kit with information for distribution to its members
  • When the organizations' members sign-up for new service, the organization gets $25
  • Up to $75 per new Cox subscriber can be earned by each member for the organization

To participate, organizations may call (757) 222-8393 and request a kit. Cox also will come out and provide a customized presentation to any organization interested in the program.  Visit for program details.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6.2 million total residential and commercial customers.  The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services.  Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses.  Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services.  Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel.  More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at,, and  In Hampton Roads, Cox has more than 400,000 basic cable subscribers.

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