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AT&T is one of the largest private sector employers in Illinois, and we are investing considerable resources in this state, including:

  • AT&T invested more than $3 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wireline networks in Illinois between 2012-2014.
  • AT&T and its employees contributed approximately $28 million through giving programs in Illinois from 2009-2013.
  • AT&T is committed to volunteer causes in Illinois as our employees and retirees provided 850,000 hours of personal time from 2009-2013.

Paul La Schiazza
President - AT&T Illinois

"People Matter" - AT&T Illinois President Paul La Schiazza

AT&T Illinois team members volunteer in the community

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AT&T Stands with Orlando - Text to Donate

Posted by AT&T Illinois on June 15, 2016

In the wake of the tragic event against the LGBT community in Orlando on June 12, AT&T is dedicated to showing our support.


AT&T wireless customers can text “Orlando” to 20222 to donate $10 to ORMC’s (Orlando Regional Medical Center) Level One Trauma Center to help with ongoing medical support needs. No text message fees apply.

The Orlando community and the Orlando Level One Trauma Center will continue to be in our thoughts.

The donation will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance.

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Thinking of Our Fallen Heroes

Posted by Paul La Schiazza on May 25, 2016
Reflecting on their sacrifices  As we approach Memorial Day, we remember that it is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by our fallen service members and their families. While we can never...

More than 260 AT&T employees in Illinois earn award from U.S. President for helping others

Posted by Paul La Schiazza on April 18, 2016
Dear Friends, We are excited to recognize more than 260 of our AT&T colleagues in Illinois who earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award.To our award winners, we’re proud of you....

AT&T Employees Mentor 1 Million Hours, Surpassing Goal

Posted by Paul La Schiazza on February 01, 2016
When a mentor connects with a mentee, both lives are changed for the better. That’s why AT&T employees are committed to providing mentoring to students through Aspire Mentoring Academy, a...

AT&T Aspire Accelerator now accepting applications for ed-tech entrepreneurs

Posted by Paul La Schiazza on January 31, 2016
Through Feb. 5, AT&T will accept applications for the AT&T Aspire Accelerator for ed-tech ventures. The Aspire Accelerator is part of AT&T's plan to empower students to reach their full...

AT&T Smart Cities coming to Chicago

Posted by Paul La Schiazza on January 08, 2016
Dear Colleague,Managing a big city like Chicago is a tough job. Today, technology innovations provide real-time information that can help keep roads and bridges safe, identify leaking pipes and...

Returning to Serve Those Who Have Served

Posted by Paul La Schiazza on November 04, 2015
You can join us in thanking our veterans, by using the social media buttons below:The brisk, Midwestern fall left a chill in the air — a perfect night to wrap your hands around a hot bowl of...

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