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Sparklight Awards $2,500 to Norfolk Nonprofit, Women's Empowering Life Line


Feb. 24, 2023 – Norfolk, Neb.– Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider, recently awarded a $2,500 grant to Women's Empowering Life Line through the company’s Charitable Giving Fund. Twenty-eight non-profit organizations across the company’s 24-state footprint received grants totaling more than $110,000 during the company’s most recent award period.


Women's Empowering Life Line promotes the overall health, well-being, independence and capabilities of adults by providing behavioral health treatment and services. The grant will be used to help with start-up costs for a childcare center.


“We are grateful to be chosen for this grant that will be used to purchase supplies including furniture and toys for the new childcare center we are opening,” said Kara Kratochvil, Women’s Empowering Life Line Director. “This will not only help our Women's Empowering Life Line clients but others in the community who need child care.”


The Charitable Giving Fund, which annually awards nearly $250,000 in grants to local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations served by the Cable One family of brands (Sparklight®, Fidelity Communications, Hargray, ValuNet Fiber and CableAmerica), concentrates support in the following priority areas:

Nonprofit organizations have the opportunity to apply for a grant during open application periods each spring and fall. Applications for spring 2023 grants will open between April 1-30, 2023.


The Charitable Giving Fund is an extension of the company’s existing corporate social responsibility efforts, which include:


For more information about the Sparklight Charitable Giving Fund, visit





About Sparklight
Sparklight® is a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, which serves more than 1.1 million residential and business customers in 24 states. Sparklight provides consumers with a wide array of connectivity and entertainment services, including high-speed internet and advanced Wi-Fi solutions, cable television and phone service. Sparklight Business provides scalable and cost-effective products for businesses ranging in size from small to mid-market, in addition to enterprise, wholesale and carrier customers.



Michelle Portillo
Director, Corporate Communications