NuPath Leverages EarthLink’s Network to Support Clients and Raise Funds |
WOBURN, MA — April 25, 2012 — EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IT services and communications provider, will support NuPath, Inc.'s 15th annual Taste of Spring fundraising event on Wednesday, May 16 from 6-8pm at the Holiday Inn Select in Woburn. This community event supports NuPath's mission to provide adults with developmental disabilities, including autism, the supported needed to empower them to reach their fullest potential and become productive community members. NuPath achieves this mission by providing job training and placement, affordable housing, transportation and other services.
As NuPath's voice and data services provider, EarthLink Business® provides the reliable, secure communications infrastructure that enables the organization to seamlessly manage the Taste of Spring as well as its day-to-day operations and other fundraising efforts.
"NuPath has been an EarthLink customer since 2010, and we are delighted to work with them to stage what is such a vital event for our community," said Sheri McCann, Executive Director for NuPath. "Our mission is to empower and advocate on behalf of adults with disabilities, and provide family support services that encourage the fullest community participation for their loved one, whether through education, work or supported living services. Partnering with EarthLink helps us to better serve our clients and expand our reach."
A Taste of Spring is a relaxed, lively tasting evening that entices foodies to sample delicious cuisine from area restaurants. For a $25 donation per person, attendees receive samples from 25 food purveyors and the chance to win raffles and door prizes. All proceeds benefit NuPath's programs for 350 adults with developmental disabilities in over 40 communities throughout Middlesex County and Greater Boston.
"EarthLink Business is pleased to enable NuPath's community service objectives, and particularly, this flagship event," said Mae Squier-Dow, EarthLink President of Sales and Solutions. "We value the charitable commitment demonstrated by our not-for-profit customers, and appreciate the opportunity to help further their public mission."
EarthLink's employee base in Massachusetts includes approximately 280 professionals engaged in sales, customer support and administrative roles.
NuPath, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization since 1968, has provided adults with developmental disabilities, including autism, in over 40 communities with affordable housing, job training and placement, transportation, and other services to enable them to reach their full potential and become vital, productive members of the larger community. For more information, visit NuPath’s website www.nupathinc.org.
EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) is a leading provider of Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure and services to medium-sized and large businesses, enterprise organizations and over 1.5 million consumers across the United States. The company has been providing Internet access and communications services for decades and has earned an award-winning reputation for both outstanding customer service and product innovation. For consumers, EarthLink is a leading Internet Service Provider connecting people to the power and possibilities of the Internet. EarthLink Business™ provides voice, data, mobile and equipment services over a 28,000 mile fiber network and MPLS-based services nationwide. For more information, visit EarthLink's website www.earthlink.net.