Ring Pink To Help Cure Breast Cancer This Fall
Qwest and SANYO Donate Proceeds From “Pink Phones” to Susan G. Komen for the Cure
DENVER. - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to help ring it in with style, Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) and SANYO today announced they will donate up to $100,000 from pink phone sales through Oct. 31 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R). The donation will be used to fund research and community outreach programs.
Customers can now join the fight against breast cancer when they purchase one of three SANYO pink cell phones from Qwest. Together, Qwest and SANYO will donate 10 percent of all retail sales through Oct. 31 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, with a minimum donation of $50,000 and a maximum donation of $100,000.
“We would like to thank all of our customers who are ringing pink to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer,” said Teresa Taylor, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Qwest. “Our pink phones not only help family and friends stay connected in style, but are also a great way to support the fight against breast cancer.”
With three different pink models to choose from, Qwest customers can put their fashion sense to good use and ring pink in style!
The sleek, ultra-slim Katana II in “Pink Fascination” offers Bluetooth(R) wireless technology, a built-in camera with digital zoom, a high-resolution 2.0-inch color display, and 21MB of downloadable memory for games, ringer applications and more.
The SCP-3200 offers a color, high-quality digital camera, Bluetooth(R) wireless technology, speakerphone and nationwide walkie-talkie function for keeping in touch with family and friends. The “Playful Pink” SCP-3200 also has parent-friendly Parental Controls to limit certain calls and functions.
The SANYO 2400 in “Misty Rose” lets your entire family stay in touch in a number of ways – send text messages, talk hands-free with the high-quality speakerphone, enjoy its vibrant 65K–color screen, even check e-mail when you subscribe to Sprint PCS VisionSM.
This is the second consecutive year Qwest and SANYO have partnered to organize and promote the Ringing Pink campaign. The three phones are available in all of Qwest’s 100 retail locations throughout its residential-service area. Customers can also call Qwest at 1 800-244-1111 or visit www.qwest.com.
Qwest will continue to sponsor select Komen Race for the Cure and community events, fairs and activities throughout 2007. Qwest employees in select cities will participate in local Komen Race for the Cure(R) events between now and the end of October.
Qwest Wireless network services are provided on the Sprint(R) Nationwide PCS Network. The pink handsets are available at discounted prices with a one- or two-year Qwest Wireless contract for eligible customers. New and existing customers can visit a Qwest retail store, visit www.qwest.com/wireless or call 1 800-244-1111 for more information.
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