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Good Sports partners with The People’s Operator to raise awareness and funds through innovative mobile service

Good Sports partners with The People’s Operator to raise awareness and funds through innovative mobile service

JULY 21, 2015 (Quincy, MA) – Good Sports is partnering up with a different kind of mobile phone operator, The People’s Operator (TPO), to help raise funds and awareness for its mission to provide sports and fitness equipment to underprivileged youth across the country and help give all kids the chance to be active.

“We’re excited to be partnering with Good Sports to deliver goodness with every connection by giving TPO customers the option to help raise much needed funds to provide athletic equipment, footwear and apparel to disadvantaged youth nationwide.” said Mark Epstein, CEO, The People’s Operator.

“Good Sports is thrilled to partner with The People’s Operator,” said Christy Keswick, COO, Good Sports. “We see this partnership as a great avenue to raise awareness and funds to continue to be able to provide the opportunity for kids to engage in sports and physical activity and the lifelong benefits that accompany those opportunities. Every $20 gets another kid in the game, so 10% from every customer that is passionate about sports and fitness can truly make a difference.

The partnership will see TPO encouraging its customers to learn more about Good Sports and encouraging new customers to direct 10% of their monthly mobile spend to the organization’s initiatives.

Good Sports joins a range of TPO partners who are taking part in TPO’s mission to raise billions for causes using its mobile service to deliver goodness with every connection. As part of the partnership, TPO will be working with Good Sports towards the common goal of raising funds and awareness for its initiatives by tapping into TPO’s platform that offers customers the chance to give 10% of their monthly mobile spend to the cause of their choice.

Mobile users who want to find out more about where they can sign up to TPO and start giving their 10% to Good Sports can visit www.tpo.com or follow TPO on Facebook and Twitter.

About Good Sports

Good Sports helps lay the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles by providing athletic equipment, footwear and apparel to disadvantaged young people nationwide. By partnering with sporting goods manufacturers, Good Sports gets crucial equipment to kids who need it most, getting them in the game. Since 2003, Good Sports has provided more than $14 million worth of equipment to over 2,200 youth programs, impacting nearly millions of kids across the country. Good Sports has also been awarded a coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator, for sound fiscal management, transparency and accountability; is a Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance accredited charity; and is listed on Social Impact Exchange’s S&I 100, an index of top American nonprofits creating meaningful social impact. For more information on how you can support Good Sports, please visit www.goodsports.org, like them on Facebook www.facebook.com/GSportsInc or follow them on Twitter and Instagram @goodsportsinc. 

About TPO

The People’s Operator (TPO) was founded on the idea that mobile could be used to change lives for the better. Customers with TPO not only get the best deals, high quality mobile service and great customer service – they can also direct 10% of their monthly mobile spend to the cause of their choice, at no extra cost to them.

TPO launched in the UK in 2012 and expanded to the US in July 2015. Since its UK launch, TPO customers have directed funds to hundreds of causes including The Trussell Trust, Emerge Poverty Free and the British Heart Foundation. In the US, TPO has partnered with a range of causes including Good Sports. Under the direction of TPO Chairman and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, TPO has also developed the TPO Community, an online community to expand the global network of mobile phone customers who share in the common belief of supporting causes.

Connect with TPO at www.facebook.com/tpous and @TPOus, or find out more at www.tpo.com

Contact:

Christy Keswick, COO Good Sports

617.934.0545

ckeswick@goodsports.org

 

Erica Faltous, TPO

+44 7421 832 889

erica@tpo.com