iTHINK Financial’s Community Foundation hosts 4th Annual School Ready Days
Local credit union donates school supplies to help students in need
DELRAY BEACH, FL (August 17, 2020) — This summer, iTHINK Financial’s Community Foundation hosted the 4th Annual School Ready Day events to help local Florida and Georgia kids in need.
The iTHINK Community Foundation believes that children are our future and that investing in their success now is important. Members of the community and iTHINK Foundation employees were invited to donate funds to help local kindergarteners start the school year better prepared.
Over 700 children in need throughout Florida and Georgia were provided with a backpack and school supplies to be ready to start kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year.
School Ready Days took place at the following Florida and Georgia locations:
- Easter Seals, Roswell, GA
- Cobb County Head Start, Marietta, GA
- Pickens County Head Start, Jasper, GA
- Clayton Headstart, Forest Park, GA
- West Gate Elementary, West Palm Beach, FL
- West Riviera Head Start, Riviera Beach, FL
- Poinciana Elementary, Boynton Beach, FL
- Village Academy, Delray Beach, FL
- Gertrude Walden, Stuart, FL
- Pelican Island, Sebastian, FL
The iTHINK Community Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered in the state of Florida and its mission is to improve the lives of children and families in the communities we serve.
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children’s growth in many areas such as language, literacy, and social and emotional development. Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teacher. These programs help build relationships with families that support family well-being and many other important areas.
Stephen Johnson, Director of the iTHINK Community Foundation at iTHINK Financial stated, “Seeing the smiles on the faces of local, deserving children was priceless. Knowing that so many children in the communities we serve in were helped makes it all worth it. Improving the lives of families is what we strive for as children are our most important assets. A big thank you to our members, sponsors, and employees for making these donations and events possible.”
For more information about the event, or to learn how you can get involved, call (800) 873-5100, ext. 4774.
iTHINK Financial is a Member-owned financial institution that has provided financial services to families for over 50 years. To be eligible for Membership, you must work for or be retired from a Member Company, live in an approved county, worship or attend school in an approved county, or be an immediate family member of/live in the same household as an existing Member. You can begin taking advantage of their very competitive deposit rates on savings and checking by opening an account online using their secure Online Membership Application or call 800.873.5100.
About iTHINK Financial
iTHINK Financial, established in 1969, is a growing and dynamic credit union, with more than 100,000 Members worldwide and over $2 billion in assets. A credit union is a not-for-profit financial institution that is owned by its members. Credit unions generally offer high-yield deposits, low interest-rate loans and low fee structures. iTHINK Financial offers a complete range of products and services including: Checking and Savings accounts, Money Market accounts, Certificates, IRAs, First and Second Mortgages, Car Loans, Visa® Credit Cards, Business Accounts, Business Loans, Business Services, and much more.