Verizon extends a helping hand to Vermont and New York State communities amid historic flooding


Free charging and bottled water available to customers of any carrier at select Verizon stores and authorized retailers in New York and Vermont

NEW YORK, July 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As historic and ongoing flooding continues to impact parts of the Northeast, Verizon is offering support in the hardest hit areas.

Starting immediately through July 20, anyone from any carrier can visit select Verizon stores and authorized retailers in the affected regions to access free device charging services and bottled water.


“At Verizon, we have an unwavering commitment to helping the communities we serve during times of need. In fact, it’s in our Credo,” said Chris Flood, Verizon’s Atlantic North Market President. “We hope that by offering a safe haven, a place to recharge both devices and spirits, we can truly make a difference for those impacted by these historic floods.”

Participating retail locations include:

11 Merritt Blvd, Ransley Square,
Fishkill, NY 12524

110 Market Street,
Nanuet, NY 10954

1278 Route 300,
Newburgh, NY 12550

130 Consumer Sq.,
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

2544 South Road,
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

756 Upper Glen St.,
Queensbury NY 12804

Rutland Green Mountain Plaza
324B Us Route 7 S,
Green Mountain Plaza,
Rutland, VT 05701

South Burlington
825 Williston Road,
South Burlington, VT 05403

Cellular Sales New Windsor
2644 State Route 32,
New Windsor, NY 12553

Cellular Sales Poughkeepsie Galleria
2001 South Road, Ste D 209,
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Cellular Sales Poughkeepsie
661 Dutchess Turnpike,
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Cellular Sales Williston
60 Merchants Row,
Williston, VT 05495

Victra Essex Junction
60c Pearl Street,
Essex Junction, VT 05452

Victra Middlebury
22 Court St,
Middlebury, VT 05753

Victra Rutland
140 Shopping Plaza Road,
Rutland, VT 05701

Verizon’s network is performing well in the most impacted areas. To provide additional support, coverage and capacity in the hardest hit areas, Verizon is also deploying a COW (Cell on Wheels) in Highland Falls, NY to aid emergency crews in recovery efforts.

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Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $136.8 billion in 2022. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

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