Alcatel donates pre-paid phones to homeless youth and host holiday luncheon from Brisas Restaurant and Bakery

Harrison, NJ (December 4, 2019) - The New York Red Bulls and Alcatel united today to bring holiday cheer to a group of homeless youth staying at the Covenant House in Newark, NJ.  Alcatel, the Official Smartphone and Tablet Partner of the Red Bulls, donated pre-paid phones to the youth and provided Top Up cards, gift cards with credit so they can activate their devices right away.

In addition, Brisas, the Official Empanada Partner of the Red Bulls, provided a special luncheon for the children to enjoy.

 “As part of this season of giving, we are delighted to have the opportunity to partner with the New York Red Bulls to help others in need,” said Joel Sawyer, Director of Marketing for North America, Alcatel. “By providing the youth at the Covenant House with pre-paid phones, we are hopeful it will improve their quality of life by making it easier to connect with much-needed services, friends and family, and job opportunities.”

"We are extremely thankful and appreciative for the opportunity we have to put smiles on the faces of children who have been dealt an unfortunate hand in life," said Marc de Grandpre, General Manager, New York Red Bulls. "Through the generosity of our partner Alcatel, kids at the Covenant House will be given pre-paid phones to make their day to day a little safer and more convenient. Also, thanks to our friends at Brisas, they will have a delicious meal to enjoy during the holiday season."

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