BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The AT&T Foundation is helping the Boys & Girls Clubs of Louisiana underserved communities to close the homework gap with combined contributions of $100,000 for activities and programs that help support young people in achieving their goals.

The contribution from the AT&T Foundation will support programs at the Boys and Girls Clubs including; Power Hour, Project Learn, and Digital Literacy Essentials. These programs cultivate better educational outcomes for students across Louisiana, according to the news release.

“The pandemic has emphasized the need for increased engagements in our underserved communities,” said State Senator Cleo Fields, Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. “For decades, the Boys and Girls Clubs across Louisiana have done incredible work to support our youth, and I appreciate AT&T stepping forward to show the importance of corporate engagement to address these critical needs.”

AT&T is committed to advancing and strengthening communities and organizations. Its contributions helps these communities across Louisiana and more;

Abbeville, Arcadia, Baton Rouge, Covington, Homer, Jonesboro, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Natchitoches, New Iberia, New Orleans, Opelousas, Shreveport and Slidell.

“At AT&T, we understand that there’s no better way to impact the future of a community than by supporting the education of its children,” said Sonia Perez, president, AT&T Southeast States. “We believe that all children can learn and succeed and that they deserve that opportunity, regardless of their ZIP code or economic circumstance.”

To learn more about AT&T and the Girls & Boys Club of America visit here.