SEATTLE and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are currently over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the United States. To benefit these organizations, Verizon Wireless and National Purchasing Partners (NPP) today announced the availability of a new program offering cost advantages to non-profit organizations nationwide. Beginning today, nonprofit organizations that are members of NPP are eligible to purchase Verizon Wireless equipment and services at a discounted rate.
"With this advantage, nonprofit organizations can receive the opportunity to advance their business solutions at a lower cost," said Marquett Smith, vice president of communications, Verizon Wireless. "These benefits allow customers who are members of National Purchasing Partners to save money, redirecting those funds to help support their causes."
As part of Verizon Wireless' efforts to support nonprofit agencies and organizations, the program is available for new and existing non-profit customers, as well as individual nonprofit employees upon registration. To qualify for these discounts, an organization must sign up for a free membership with NPP by visiting www.mynpp.com, contacting NPP nonprofit member support at 877.329.8847, or emailing [email protected] for more information. Once membership is complete, organizations can apply to receive:
- Up to 15 percent discount on eligible calling plans of $34.99 and above
- Up to 25 percent discount on accessories
- Discounts on select equipment
To inquire about eligibility, please contact NPP to receive more information. After signing up with NPP, contact a local Verizon Wireless sales representative at www.FindMyVZWRep.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 93.0 million retail customers, including 88.0 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 80,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
National Purchasing Partners is one of the largest cooperative purchasing organizations in the nation that serves thousands of nonprofits. NPP negotiates discounted rates on many products and services and passes the savings to our members. NPP is owned by an award winning nonprofit healthcare facility recently named the nation's top hospital of the decade. NPP membership is free, with no minimum purchase requirement or obligation to purchase.
SOURCE Verizon Wireless