Miércoles 18 de Octubre 2017

Amscot Financial Contributes Mini-Grants to 12 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 $3,000 in
support of 12 different non-profit service organizations located in the
Florida communities where the company serves several million consumers.

“We want to make a positive impact on the communities we serve and
partnering with key organizations helps us to achieve that,” says Ian
MacKechnie, Founder and CEO of Amscot Financial.

Mini-grants went to the following organizations:

  • Alzheimer’s Association, Longwood. Amscot is the Sponsor of the
    Kids Zone at the Orlando Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Lake Eola Park on
    Saturday, October 7, 2017. For more information, please visit: www.alz.org/cnfl/
  • Arthritis Foundation, Tampa. Leading the fight for the
    arthritis community, the Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday
    battles through life-changing information and resources, access to
    optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. For
    more information, please visit: www.arthritis.org
  • The Citrus County Historical Society, Inc., Inverness. Funds
    will be utilized to support History Hits the Classroom, a mobile,
    interactive group of exhibits engaging at least 1,600 4th graders in
    Florida History programs. For more information, please visit: www.cccourthouse.org
  • Crisis Center of Tampa, Tampa. They are here 24 hours a day,
    365 days a year to help you deal with the devastating trauma of sexual
    assault or abuse, domestic violence, financial distress, substance
    abuse, medical emergency, suicidal thoughts and emotional or
    situational problems. For more information, please visit: www.crisiscenter.com
  • Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc., Sarasota. Girl Scouts
    provides the premier leadership development program for girls in
    grades K-12, inspiring them to achieve personal and academic success
    now while preparing for the careers or life journeys they choose in
    the future. For more information, please visit: www.gsgcf.org
  • Goodwill Industries of South Florida, Inc., Miami. In 2016,
    Goodwill Industries of South Florida engaged almost 6,500 individuals
    with disabilities through a variety of programs, including vocational
    training, supported employment, school transition, Goodwill jobs,
    information and referral services. For more information, please visit: www.goodwillsouthflorida.org
  • Mount Dora Police Department, Mount Dora. Their Back to School
    Project collects and distributes bicycles, backpacks filled with brand
    new pencils, rulers, crayons, notebooks and more to high risk
    students. For so many kids who have so little, the gift of a backpack
    and new school supplies makes all the difference in the world. For
    more information, please visit: www.ci.mount-dora.fl.us
  • The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Tampa. NC100BW
    is an advocacy organization that seeks to empower “Women of Color” to
    achieve her full potential in areas of health, education, political
    action, economic development and leadership. For more information,
    please visit: www.nc100bwtampabay.org
  • Patrick Brett Foundation, St Petersburg. The Patrick Brett
    Foundation offers guidance, nurture ambition, promote leadership, and
    encourage positive change in the community, while raising funds for
    fresh start scholarships. For more information, please visit: www.patrickbrettfoundation.org
  • Spring Hill Elementary STEAM Program, Spring Hill. The after
    school enrichment program teaches science, technology, engineering,
    arts, & math. For more information, please visit: www.edline.net/pages/HCSB_SHES
  • Umatilla Seventh-day Adventist Church, Umatilla. They run
    Hilltop Community Center to serve rural Lake County through community
    outreach. Thousands of individuals and families have participated in
    nutritional cooking classes, health expos, food and clothing
    distribution. For more information, please visit: www.umatillasda.com
  • United Methodist Cooperative Ministries Suncoast, Largo. They
    offer quality programs for at-risk children, children of refugees and
    immigrants, citizenship education classes, adult literacy classes,
    housing support, shelf stable food and fresh produce for families with
    food insecurity. For more information, please visit: www.umcmsuncoast.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.


Amscot Financial
Alexandra Bustos, 813-637-6277