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Wunderground Renews Support

By: Portlight, 7:10 PM GMT on January 11, 2012


Weather Underground National Sponsor of Portlight Disaster Relief

Charleston, SC – Portlight Strategies, Inc., - a national grassroots non-profit organization - announced today that Weather Underground, Inc., will again be a National Sponsor of Portlight Disaster Relief.

Wunderground.com is the nation’s first online weather service and the trusted source of local weather information for millions of loyal visitors each day.

Hundreds of members of the wunderground.com blog community have teamed with Portlight Strategies, Inc., throughout the last three and a half years to provide much needed relief services and supplies to victims and survivors of several natural disasters, both domestically and internationally.

These relief efforts focused on helping people with disabilities, as well as people in small towns and rural areas often marginalized by the larger institutional relief infrastructure.

Portlight Strategies, Inc., has committed to building on the stunning success of this collaborative, grassroots initiative.

"Weather Underground stepping up to be one of our National Sponsors again in 2012 is a huge honor”’ said Paul Timmons, Jr. – Portlight Strategies, Inc., Board Chair.

"We are very pleased to continue our support of Portlight Strategies because they make a real difference to otherwise neglected communities that are affected by weather-related disasters around the globe", added Alan Steremberg, President and co-founder of Weather Underground.

Portlight Strategies, Inc., is a 501c3 tax exempt nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the specific needs of un-served underserved and forgotten people.

Portlight Strategies, Inc.
60 Fenwick Hall Allee #721
Johns Island, SC 29455

The views of the author are his/her own and do not necessarily represent the position of The Weather Company or its parent, IBM.

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