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Cricket Wireless and Academy Sports + Outdoors Team Up to Surprise 20 Local Kids


Cricket Wireless and Academy Sports + Outdoors Team Up to Surprise 20 Local Kids 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield Kids Surprised with $100 Shopping Spree

SPRINGFIELD, MO, Apr. 10, 2021 — Cricket Wireless is teaming up with Academy Sports + Outdoors and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield to give 20 local students a reason to smile. Each student will receive a $100 gift card to help them “stress less, smile more” and focus on what matters most  – connecting with each other to create unmissable moments. 

WHO:    Cricket Wireless 

    Academy Sports + Outdoors

    20 local youth from Boys & Girls Club of Springfield

SURPRISE EVENT:    Saturday, April 10, 2021 

10:00 AM CST

WHERE:         Academy Sports + Outdoors

610 W. El Camino Alto St. 

Springfield, MO 65810

ON SITE CONTACTS:    Cricket:  Albert Brooks, 417-350-3823 and Eric Kassler, 314- 807-8405

B&G Club:  Sarah Hassan 

Academy Sports + Outdoors: John Byczek, 281-728-6833

Cricket cares about building healthy, human connections for happier youth. Cricket supports young people and their families by fostering kindness, encouraging healthy mobile habits, and providing resources to help them overcome challenging times. 

About Cricket Wireless

Cricket is focused on inspiring smiles, one meaningful connection at a time. We offer an easy and high-quality wireless experience on our reliable nationwide network. Our affordable, straightforward service plans include monthly taxes and don’t require an annual contract. Our customers also enjoy basic to top-brand phones at affordable prices.  For the full year 2020, the AT&T Prepaid Portfolio, which includes Cricket Wireless, was the fastest growing prepaid carrier in the United States and has been for the past three years.   

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