The Call of Duty™ Endowment Launches '12 Days of Thanks: Endowment Honor Roll'
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2012
Partnering with Clear Channel Stations in 12 Markets across the Country to
Identify Local 501(c)(3) Organizations Supporting Veterans
One Winner per Market to Receive $1,000 Grant from the Call of Duty Endowment
and Special Edition Dog Tag
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Activision Publishing's
the Call of Duty Endowment announced today the launch of the '12 Days of
Thanks: Endowment Honor Roll' that will recognize one local 501(c)(3)
organization that goes above and beyond to assist veterans within its local
community from 12 markets across the country.
Organizations can submit themselves or be nominated via an online submission
form on the station's website beginning December 17, 2012, for 12 consecutive
days, ending on December 28, 2012. All nominations should be 500 words or
less and describe the organization and its impact on the local veteran
community. All submissions must have proof of 501(c)(3) status.
Winners will be chosen in January 2013. They will receive a $1,000 grant from
the Call of Duty Endowment to be used to further their work with veterans, as
well as a special edition Call of Duty Endowment dog tag.
Participating cities and stations include:
oKCCY-FM (Colorado Springs, CO)
oWBFA-FM (Columbus, GA)
oWTUE-FM (Dayton, OH)
oKBOS-FM (Fresno, CA)
oWJBT-FM (Jacksonville, FL)
oWAMZ-FM (Louisville, KY)
oWTKX-FM (Mobile, AL)
oWRFF-FM (Philadelphia, PA)
oWDCG-FM (Raleigh-Durham, NC)
oKHTS-FM (San Diego, CA)
oWQBT-FM (Savannah, GA)
oWACO-FM (Waco, TX)
The Call of Duty Endowment was conceived by Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision
Blizzard and co-chairman of the Call of Duty Endowment, in November of 2009 in
an effort to raise awareness for veterans' unemployment. Since its inception,
the Endowment has provided nearly $2 million in grants and scholarships to
veterans' organizations and colleges throughout the United States to help
servicemen and women transition to civilian careers after active duty. These
gifts have contributed to more than 1,000 veteran jobs, provided job-training
services to more than 2,500 veterans, and funded more than 30 veterans'
college scholarships. On Veterans Day 2011, Activision Publishing committed an
additional $3 million donation to the Call of Duty Endowment for its veterans'
About the Call of Duty Endowment:
The Call of Duty Endowment is a non-profit, public benefit corporation
conceived by Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard. The organization seeks
to help organizations that provide job placement and training services for
veterans. For more information about the Call of Duty Endowment, please visit
SOURCE Call of Duty Endowment
Contact: Aaron Rossi, 202-870-3746, email@example.com
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