BATON ROUGE (May 14th, 2018) - WGI, the international organization fighting illiteracy around the world, welcomes iconic television network HBO as its newest corporate sponsor. HBO has expressed its support for WGI financially and through future corporate volunteerism.

"The task in front of us remains a monumental one, with 700 million people who can't read and write," said WGI Chairman & CEO Chance Wilson. "The support of corporate partners like HBO equips us to continue leading in this fight against illiteracy".

HBO, a division of Time Warner, is the oldest pay television service in the United States. HBO has forged an acclaimed filmography in its over 45 year history. This includes classics like Sex and The City, The Sopranos, The Wire, etc. HBO is headquartered in New York City with operations all over the world.