Envista Cares Challenge Highlights Junior Achievement of Kansas
All month, Envista will provide Junior Achievement with a media package that includes emails, social media, radio and billboards. In addition, Envista is challenging the community to give to Junior Achievement of Kansas. For every dollar given to the organization during the month of August, Envista will match up to $2,500. Giving can be done online at www.envistacares.com.
Kona Ice Lawrence/Topeka/Manhattan has also been inspired by the Envista Cares Challenge. Kona Ice will give 20% of total sales made from any business that has Kona visit their office during the month of August to Junior Achievement.
“Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare students to succeed in the local community and workforce. Through Junior Achievement’s in-classroom programming, we help students develop better financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship skills,” said Ashley Charest, Junior Achievement of Kansas President. “Junior Achievement serves nearly 12,000 students in Topeka and Shawnee County.”
“It is our goal to highlight organizations doing great work in our community, while encouraging our community to give,” said Tara Dimick, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Envista. “Our goal at Envista is to: Lead. Inspire. Impact. Junior Achievement of Kansas is an incredible example of an organization that leads, inspires and makes an everlasting impact on our community. We are honored to support them.”
“The funds we raise in this challenge will go to support the continuation of our recent expansion in Eisenhower Middle School (USD 501), along with adding Wanamaker Elementary (USD 437) to the growing list of schools we serve in Topeka,” said Gary Newberry, Junior Achievement of Kansas Advisory Board President. “It takes a village, and we are thankful to our village of volunteers, donors and supporters for continuing the success of Junior Achievement through the Envista Cares Challenge.”
Envista Credit Union’s mission is to help members achieve their financial goals by providing quality products and services. Envista is a full service financial institution established in 1957 that has $390 million in assets and serves more than 43,000 Kansans with offices in Topeka, Lawrence and Hutchinson. For more information visit www.envistacu.com.
Junior Achievement is the nation's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA's programs ignite the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life in the 21st century. For more information visit www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-kansas/home