Lunes 16 de Julio 2018

Amscot Financial Contributes Mini-Grants to 11 Non-Profit Service Groups

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#givingwednesday–Amscot Financial, a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented
financial services, recently awarded mini-grants of $250 to $2,000 in
support of 11 different non-profit service organizations located in the
Florida communities where the company serves several million consumers.

“Helping others is important to all of us at Amscot, that’s why we
continue to partner with those organizations who work hard to make a
difference in the lives of those who need it most,” said Ian MacKechnie,
Founder and CEO of Amscot Financial.

Mini-grants went to the following organizations:

  • 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project, Miami. Their mission is
    to give minority boys hope, as well as the vision of greatness to
    emulate in their everyday lives. For more information, please visit: www.5000rolemodels.com
  • Barrington Middle School FFA, Lithia. The Future Farmers of
    America State Association makes a positive difference in the lives of
    students by developing their potential for premier leadership,
    personal growth and career success through agricultural education. For
    more information, please visit: www.barrington.mysdhc.org
  • City Year, Inc., Orlando & Miami. They believe that by working
    together with others—teachers, administrators, parents, policymakers,
    and partners will ensure that every student has the opportunity to
    receive quality education and build academic and life skills that can
    help better their future. For more information, please visit: www.cityyear.org
  • Maynard Evans High School, Orlando. This grant is to support
    the basketball program that will assist students of low income to
    participate in the program which allows boys to play competitively and
    promotes sportsmanship. For more information, please visit: www.ocps.net/lc/north/hev/Pages/default.aspx
  • Plant City Black Heritage Celebration, Plant City. The purpose
    of the Plant City Black Heritage Celebration, Inc. is to offer the
    community of Plant City a unique blend of African and African American
    Art, culture history, celebrate those who have and are carrying the
    torch passed on to us down the years by heroes in the search for
    equality and justice. It exists to support the culturally rich and
    diverse Plant City community by ensuring all events are inclusive of
    its entire people. For more information, please visit: www.celebration2.homestead.com
  • Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy, Bradenton.
    They strive to improve the quality of the lives of their SMART riders
    and their families through therapeutic horseback riding, carriage
    driving and equine assisted activities. Through respectful
    partnerships with their horses, they create an environment that
    promotes a life of inclusion, respect, growth and independence. For
    more information, please visit: www.smartriders.org
  • Sarasota MLK Celebration Committee, Sarasota. From January
    13-16 Sarasota held their 36th annual tribute to the life and vision
    of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a series of memorial, community
    service and educational activities that engaged citizens across
    Sarasota’s diverse neighborhood boarders. For more information, please
    email: sarasotamlkcele@aol.com
  • Starting Right, Now, Tampa. Serving homeless unaccompanied
    youths attending high school in Hillsborough County and soon in
    Pinellas County. SRN engages a comprehensive, continuum-of-care
    program to end the generation cycle of homelessness and poverty. For
    more information, please visit: www.startingrightnow.org
  • The State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota Foundation, Sarasota.
    Committed to supporting traditional, nontraditional and underprepared
    students to gain college educations. SFC has graduated 47,000 +
    students, many of them now successful business or employees working
    within the community. For more information, please visit: www.scf-foundation.org
  • Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Tampa. The Tampa Bay Black
    Heritage Festival offers the community of Tampa Bay a unique blend of
    African and African American art, culture and history, therefore
    serving as a conduit for promoting and perpetuating the art, culture
    and history of African Americans and African people for the benefit of
    all Tampa Bay residents and tourists to the Tampa Bay area. It exists
    to support the culturally rich and diverse Tampa Bay community by
    ensuring all events are inclusive of the entire community. For more
    information, please visit: www.tampablackheritage.org
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9272, Seminole. They have
    multiple programs benefiting veterans in and out of VA Health Care,
    local Air force base families, and National Guard families in need.
    For more information, please visit: www.vfwpost9272.org

Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Amscot Financial is a leading provider of
convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, including cash
advances, check cashing, bill payment, money transfers, prepaid access
cards and money orders. Amscot Financial currently operates 238 retail
financial service centers throughout Florida and employs close to 2,000
associates. Amscot Financial has been recognized by the Tampa Bay
Business Journal as one of Tampa Bay’s Best Places to Work for five
years (2008-2012). For more information on Amscot’s products and
services, community involvement, and career opportunities, please visit
the company’s website at www.Amscot.com.

Contacts

Amscot Financial
Alexandra Bustos, 813-637-6277
abustos@amscotfinancial.com