Junior Achievement of New York – the leading provider of real world education for K-12 students in New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley received more than $262,000 in corporate and foundation program support during the second quarter of the 2017-18 fiscal year, ending June 30, 2018.
“Junior Achievement has a long history of bringing vital human resources and enriching curricula content and experiences to our school partners to help young people develop the skills and confidence required for success in school and in life,” said Joseph Peri, President of JA New York.
Thanks to the generosity of the funders and grantors listed below, JA New York will continue to offer financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness programs to more than 275 New York City, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley schools. We thank them for investing in the achievement of future business and community professionals:
- BNY Mellon
- Consumer and Merchant Awareness Foundation
- Cornerstone Research
- East West Bank
- Ernst & Young
- Manuel H. and Claire Barron Philanthropic Fund
- Pennsylvania State University
- Play Study Win
- Popular Community Bank
- Preferred Bank
- PurePoint Financial
- Santander Bank
- Sterling National Bank
- TD Charitable Foundation
- The PepsiCo Foundation
- The Warren and Katherine Coopersmith Foundation
- Valley National Bank
- Voya Financial, Inc.
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ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF NEW YORK
Junior Achievement of New York is the local affiliate of Junior Achievement USA, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. We recruit, train, and mobilize more than 6,600 corporate and community volunteers to provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA New York delivers more than 85,000 student experiences per year to more than 275 NYC, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley public schools. Visit www.jany.org for more information.
SOURCE: Junior Achievement of New York
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