COVINGTON, Ga., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Wireless™, a cellular provider offering free phone service to income-eligible customers through the federal Lifeline program, has made a donation to the American Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
"The American Red Cross is on the ground providing assistance to communities affected by this devastating storm," said Jim Carpenter, a senior vice president with Life Wireless. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to those families trying to rebuild their lives."
Life Wireless provides telephone service to low-income customers in nine states and Puerto Rico, including two states – Maryland and West Virginia – hard-hit by the storm. Life Wireless has a history of helping communities following natural disasters. In recent years, the company offered service upgrades to victims of floods in Minnesota and a tornado in Joplin, Mo.
For more information on Life Wireless, visit the company's Web site — www.lifewireless.com.
About Life Wireless
LIFE WIRELESS™ is a Lifeline supported wireless service provided by TELRITE CORPORATION. LIFE WIRELESS™ offers a Lifeline discount to low income families and individuals for wireless services. To obtain LIFE WIRELESS™ service potential subscribers must meet certain eligibility requirements such as receiving governmental assistance or a household income that is 135% or below the federal poverty level. The specifics of what determines a potential subscriber's eligibility are specific to each state. LIFE WIRELESS™ service is limited to one household, and cannot be combined with any other Lifeline offering.
SOURCE Life Wireless