TDS Telecom holds Second Annual Week of Giving

Madison, Wisconsin – TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) is once again increasing its philanthropic activities this holiday season through a companywide Week of Giving campaign. One of the company’s core values is giving back to the communities it serves through TDS Cares initiatives. Themed giving events will be held throughout TDS communities from Monday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Dec. 1.

“Now more than ever, it’s important that we help TDS communities thrive,” said Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs Drew Petersen. “We hope this week will inspire others to give back to their own communities throughout the holiday season.”

Here are a few examples of events during the Week of Giving:

·       On Cyber/STEM Monday, TDS donated refurbished laptops to the YWCA in Madison. Associates are also donating cyber security books to the Nampa Public Library, and a projector and sound bar to Carson Middle School in Fort Carson, Colorado.

·       On Giving Tuesday, TDS associates are giving gift bags to several humane societies in central Wisconsin and volunteering for Meals on Wheels in Monroe, Wisconsin.

·       On Wellness Wednesday, TDS associates in Mount Juliet, Tennessee are volunteering at a police youth camp and donating $500 to the organization.

·       On Thankful Thursday, TDS associates are serving food at a homeless shelter in St. George, Utah.

·       On Food Pantry Friday, TDS associates are dropping off food collected from the Madison headquarters’ food drive.

“TDS associates are excited for the Week of Giving,” said Senior Manager of Field Marketing Brenda Cody. “Whether it’s honoring our first responders or volunteering at a food pantry, our field marketing associates have found effective and creative ways to serve their communities.”

TDS Cares initiatives occur throughout the year and through the Be Good Citizens program, TDS provides associates with 16 hours of paid time off every year to volunteer at the 501c3 organization of their choice. 

Media Contact: Mark Schaaf | Associate Manager of Communications | TDS Telecom | 414-326-3588 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,400 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS]. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit

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