The Institute for Positive Living (IPL) has received an “AT&T Investing in Illinois Award” from AT&T Illinois The award and a check were presented during a ceremony at Monroe Elementary School, 3651 W Schubert Ave. in Chicago.
IPL is receiving public recognition and a contribution of $2,000 from AT&T to be used to enhance literacy in the Logan Square Community through the organization’s Open Book Program that focuses on increasing the love for reading. The program will focus on students from Monroe Elementary.
“In a digital world and an Internet economy, AT&T is helping consumers and businesses move forward by delivering wired and wireless broadband solutions. We’re also helping the communities we serve move forward through corporate contributions to Illinois non-profit groups and programs that are making a difference locally,” said Sylvia Aldrete, AT&T External Affairs Manager.
Senator Iris Martinez nominated the organization for the recognition from AT&T Illinois.
The AT&T Investing in Illinois Awards provide resources and recognition to organizations and programs that are improving lives in their communities and the state by advancing education, economic growth, new technologies and other essential community services.