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San Francisco, April 5, 2018 – Sparrow, a US mobile carrier with a social mission, announced that Points of Light, the first national accelerator dedicated to investing in civic ventures, selected Sparrow, along with 12 other social ventures, for their Spring accelerator program “working to advance digital inclusion and 21st-century tech skills for all to succeed in the innovation economy.” (Points of Light, 2018)
Sparrow announced its panel session, Scaling Your Mission with Mobile, hosted at the NTEN 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference (18NTC).
(San Francisco, CA) Sparrow released its first Sparrow Annual Impact Report | 2017-18, available for download via the company’s new impact section. Current impact areas focus on communities facing digital poverty including women, youth, refugees, and homeless families in both the US and abroad.
When your nonprofit or library orders Sparrow on TechSoup, anyone who contributes directly to your organization—including employees, volunteers and donors—can also take advantage of Sparrow discounts and donations for nonprofits
Keep your smartphones secure. Meltdown and Spectre affect ARM, AMD and Intel processors, which are inside of virtually every computer, tablet and smartphone. Currently, the best action to take is to run updates and stay patched.
Your contract with Big Mobile is finally up and you’re ready to switch carriers to Sparrow and join the mobile-for-good movement. Switching is easy – here’s how to unlock your smartphone and bring it to Sparrow.
Follow these easy steps to install your Sparrow SIM card and activate your smartphone with Sparrow.
Text 888777 and enter your zip code in the message body to receive Public Safety Alerts from Nixle. The service is free from Nixle, but carrier message and data rates may apply. No charges apply for Sparrow customers with Sparrow unlimited plans.
Inc.com features Sparrow Mobile and its mission to end digital poverty
Did you know you can switch to Sparrow and keep your current phone number/s? Transferring your phone number to Sparrow is easy—just let us know you’d like to keep your current phone number at checkout, or call customer service, and we’ll guide you through the process.
When you switch wireless carriers to Sparrow, you get top quality, friendly care and make a difference, just by using your phone. Most newer smartphones that use SIM chips, like the iPhone, Galaxy, Nexus and Pixel, can be activated on Sparrow. Check if you can bring your device (BYOD) and activate it with Sparrow.
Smartphones already stopped being a luxury long ago and became a necessity for participating in today’s economy. Sparrow is bridging the digital divide to create a more inclusive world for everyone.
U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program: Good for Business, Good for America
Mobile Tips & Tricks: How to format a one-click conference call-in number to make it easy for mobile callers to join your conference call with just one click.
Sparrow Program for Refugees Featured at White House Roundtable During United Nations General Assembly
Sparrow Joins White House Call to Action for Private Sector Engagement on the Global Refugee Crisis
Good news: You can buy an iPhone from Apple, activate it with Sparrow and make a difference every time you pay your mobile phone bill. This is a little known fact, and once you know how, it’s easy to do. Hint: it’s #SIMple
Real Leaders magazine March 2016 cover story features Sparrow’s new initiative connecting refugees with smartphones and service for smoother integration.