NEW YORK, NY - 09/13/2018 (PRDistribution.com)
Junior Achievement of New York – the leading provider of real world education for K-12 students in New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley – received nearly $450,000 in corporate and foundation program support during the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 fiscal year, ending June 30, 2018.
"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 300 New York City, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley schools. We thank them for investing in the achievement of future business and community professionals:
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 7,200 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 90,000 student experiences per year to 300 NYC, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley public schools. Visit www.jany.org for more information.