$40,000 Give Back Via One’s ‘Advent Calendar’

December 22, 2020

One Communications gave over $40,000 towards supporting the local economy through their ‘Digital Advent Calendar’ intiative.

The Calendar ran over 24 days starting on November 27th through December 20th. Visitors to the Calendar had the opportunity to Spin to Win prizes supporting local businesses, including retailers, hotels, and eateries; play holiday themed games to raise money for charities; and win prizes from One Communications, including phones, gift cards and bill credits.

One worked with local Bermuda businesses and released a video to support the shop local initiative:

It included:

  • 1] $8,000 – in charitable donations to Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bermuda, Eliza DoLittle Society, WindReach and the Womens Resource Center Bermuda.
  • 2] $8,270 – in One Communications credits and gift cards
  • 3] $3,275 – in gift cards to local businesses
  • 4] $4,162 – food and drink items

One Communications worked with local businesses for spin to win prizes, such as Brew and Four Star, as well as Ahmani’s Cookies to give customers an extra treat when visiting curbside and retail.

Frank Amaral, Chief Executive Officer of One Communications said, “We know this has been a tough year for the Bermuda economy and we wanted to find a way to give back and encourage everyone to shop local.

“We were very pleased with how engaged Bermuda was with the advent calendar which allowed us to raise quite a bit of money for charity as well as provide an abundance of support for local businesses, and give back to our customers who support us year round.”

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