IT&E subscribers make a difference in Typhoon Mangkhut relief through text-to-donate campaign

HARMONG, Guam - IT&E subscribers donated a total of $1,500 to help victims of Typhoon Mangkhut. The donations were divided equally between Rota and Guam and presented to the NMI and Guam chapters of the American Red Cross to support relief efforts, like providing necessities and services. Subscribers contributed via a text-to-donate line from September 18 to October 3.

“It’s inspiring to see the generosity of our community at work. Thanks to our subscribers’ donations, the American Red Cross is able to provide hot meals, much-needed supplies, and even financial help to people who have lost so much in this disaster.”

Danny Daniel, Senior Manager of Brand and Public Relations
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CAPTION: IT&E presents American Red Cross - Guam Chapter with half of the funds raised through its text-to-donate campagin for Typhoon Mangkhut relief. (From left) Chris Duenas, IT&E Postpaid Product Specialist; Errol Alegre Jr., IT&E Prepaid Product Specialist; Chita Blaise, CEO of American Red Cross - Guam Chapter; and Danny Daniel, IT&E Senior Brand Manager of Brand and Public Relations.

IT&E also partnered with the American Red Cross - NMI Chapter on the organization’s signature event, Club 200, held on October 13. The event raises funds to enable the organization to fulfill its mission, which includes disaster response, training, and community projects.

In October, IT&E is proud to have supported various organizations and causes to help the community in several different ways, including:

-The Friends of the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library’s 4th Annual Golf Tournament. The tournament, held on October 27 at the Lao Lao Bay Golf & Resort in Saipan, raises funds to support the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library’s resources and collection development, circulation materials, and programs.

-Recognizing and celebrating outstanding employees and programs of the government of Guam through the MagPro Awards, the Governor’s employee recognition program.

-The first annual Early Adoption Technology Conference held in Saipan from October 17 to 21. The conference aims to foster economic development in remote parts of the world by embracing disruptive technologies. IT&E donated $3,000.

-Efforts to support Guam Cancer Care and the American Cancer Society. IT&E employees joined the fight against cancer at the 13th United Plane Pull on October 13.

-The production of an educational web series called “Let’s Learn Carolinian.” The 10-part series offers lesson in Carolinian culture, language, and heritage. The series premiered on October 6 and can viewed at mycnmi.com.

-Guam Cancer Care’s 17th Annual Strides for the Cure 2K/5K. This event raises funds and awareness for the fight against cancer in the community, as well as for the organization’s Kids for the Cure program. IT&E contributed $1,000.

IT&E remains committed to doing its part to help the community thrive, protect, and develop our youth, promote health and wellness, preserve the environment, and honor the vibrant cultures of the Marianas and Guam.

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CAPTION: IT&E presents a donation to the American Red Cross - NMI Chapter in support of the organization’s signature fundraising event, Club 200.

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