Junior Achievement of New York – the leading provider of real world education for K-12 students in NYC, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley received nearly $175,000 in corporate and foundation funding support during the second quarter of the 2016-17 fiscal year, ending June 30, 2017.
“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 260 New York City, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley schools. We thank them for investing in the achievement of future business and community professionals:
- Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens
- Crowe Horwath LLP
- Holborn Corporation
- Manuel H. Barron and Claire Barron Philanthropic Fund
- Maspeth Town Hall Community Center
- National Grid
- Purchase State College State University of New York
- Stop and Stor
- The Warren and Katherine Coopersmith Foundation
- Thomson Reuters
- U.S. Bank
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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 6,200 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 80,000 student experiences per year to more than 260 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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