Employees in the Community

Community involvement is so imperative to our core beliefs that we started the Be Good Citizens program, which provides employees with 16 hours of paid time off every year to volunteer. In 2017, employees contributed more than 1,600 hours of community service. However they choose to get involved, employees repeatedly tell us how they value the personal growth and satisfaction they gain from helping others.

If you need volunteers for your next event please fill out the sponsorship request form.

Our Contributions

Bend Outdoor Worx
Family Resource Center
Deschutes Children's Foundation
In Our Backyand
Sparrow Clubs
Chick Tech
Heaven Can Wait
Education Foundation
Kids Center
The Center Foundation
Central Oregon Community College Foundation
Healing Reins
Fr1ends of the Ch1ldren
Lesson Plan
World Muse
Dog Race
Humane Society
Mud Run
United Way

Recent Community Support

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First all-company school supply drive is major success...

This past week, BendBroadband and TDS Telecom employees from across the country participated in the organization’s first-ever All-Company School Supply Drive. Offices in Oregon, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Utah, and Minnesota all collected items to be donated to their respective, local schools. The outstanding efforts of all the participating ...
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High Desert Chamber: Valentine’s Day concert...

High Desert Chamber Music is one of more than 40 nonprofits that BendBroadband provides free or reduced internet and video services.  High Desert Chamber Music is in the midst of its 11th season. Founder and executive director Isabelle LaForet Senger said the mission of High Desert Chamber Music is to bring world-class chamber music and [...
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Therapeautic horseback training changes lives...

The Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center is one of more than 40 nonprofits that BendBroadband provides free or reduced internet and video services. We hope you enjoy learning more about these wonderful organizations that make Central Oregon a better place. Healing Reins provides horse-centered therapies and activities for children and ...

Holiday giving and BendBroadband go hand-in-hand...

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another – Charles Dickens All across our markets, TDS and BendBroadband employees are providing joy this holiday season.  Everything from riding along on a TDS float in the Christmas Parade, donating food to the local pantry, sponsoring Santa’s Workshop, and providing non-p...