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Sparklight Awards $3,500 to Hobart Nonprofit, Great Plains Youth & Family Services, Inc.


Feb. 24, 2023 – Hobart, Okla. – Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider, recently awarded a $3,500 grant to Great Plains Youth & Family Services Inc. 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.


Great Plains Youth & Family Services, Inc. used the grant for the 2022 Gifts of Hope project which provides more than 200 Christmas packages for families in need during the holidays.


“This is a true honor and unexpected surprise for the organization to be selected for the Sparklight grant. This is great for the families who are served in rural SW Oklahoma,” said Kody Suanny, Great Plains Youth & Family Services Executive Director. “The agency Board of Directors and staff are thankful for the partnership with Sparklight.” 


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