Junior Achievement and Envista Announce the Donation Results of the August Envista Cares Challenge
Junior Achievement of Kansas is pleased to report that the community has given $3,101.50, helping them reach the challenge goal.
In addition, Kona Ice Lawrence/Topeka/Manhattan was inspired by the Envista Cares Challenge and gave 20% of total sales made from any business that had Kona visit their office during the month of August to Junior Achievement of Kansas– a gift of $740. In total, Junior Achievement of Kansas received $6,341.50.
“The funds we raised 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.”
“It is our goal to highlight and support organizations like Junior Achievement of Kansas that are doing exceptional work in our community,” said Tara Dimick, Senior Vice President of Business Development of Envista. “It is exciting to see the community step up to the 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