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Sparklight Awards $5,000 to Texarkana College Foodbank


Feb. 24, 2023 – Texarkana, Texas– Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider, recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Texarkana College Foodbank 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.


Texarkana College Foodbank helps ensure students have access to healthy foods at no charge, allowing them to succeed and focus on their studies.


“Texarkana College understands the working student and we are committed to eliminating barriers to degree completion. We are so thankful to Sparklight, and their readiness to step up to help us meet this need for our students,” said Phillip R. Parrish, Success Coach Coordinator. “This grant will allow us to ensure that students have consistent access to food and allow them focus on their education without the added stress of that worry.”


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