You download, DISH donates: DISH pledges $1 to Toys for Tots for every DISH Anywhere app downloaded in December
"We're excited to partner with Toys for Tots and give back to the communities DISH customers know and love," said
DISH Anywhere is a free app that gives customers the ability to watch 100 percent of their live and recorded content, plus thousands of on-demand titles, from any location on internet-connected mobile devices, including smart phones, tablets and computers, and televisions via Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.
"Some folks may not realize that when you sign up for DISH, it's like you're getting two different subscriptions – the most reliable TV experience from the comfort of your living room, as well as the ability to watch your live and recorded programs and stream on-demand content via our DISH Anywhere app," said Roth. "Downloading our free app this holiday season helps to spread joy to thousands of Toys for Tots kids, with the added benefit of access to TV while on-the-go at places like malls and airports."
Toys for Tots has been delivering toys, books and other gifts to disadvantaged children since 1947. The program presently distributes an average of 18 million gifts annually, touching the lives of more than 251 million children across 800 communities nationwide in its 71-year history.
Dollars for Downloads is a DISH Cares initiative, supporting the program's focus on military support and youth empowerment. DISH employees have a history of participating in holiday toy drives at its
How to participate
To support Dollars for Downloads, download the DISH Anywhere app from the
The following DISH set-top boxes give customers access to live, recorded and on-demand content on DISH Anywhere: Hopper 3, Hopper with Sling, and first-generation Hopper or compatible ViP receivers connected to a Sling Adapter. All customers can access on-demand content and 22 IP live linear channels via DISH Anywhere.
Since 1980, DISH has served as the disruptive force in pay-TV, driving innovation and value on behalf of consumers. By listening to customers and taking bold steps to make TV better, DISH's award-winning entertainment technology and in-home installation services remain unmatched by competitors. DISH continues to push the industry forward with its over-the-top television service, Sling TV.
About Toys for Tots
Toys for Tots, a 71-year national charitable program run by the
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