TAMPA, FL, (August 15, 2013) – Grow Financial recently announced that for the fifth year in a row, they have donated school supplies to The Children’s Home of Tampa. Employees of Grow Financial purchased gift cards in the total of $300 for the children to use for school, as well as supplies like paper, pencils, crayons, calculators, and much more! This year a total of 21 different areas consisting of the home office and branches at Grow Financial participated in donating to the back to school program. All of the supplies were delivered to The Children’s Home on August 13.
The Children’s Home of Tampa cares for children victimized by abuse, neglect and abandonment. The drive involved all employees at the Credit Union, in the corporate office and in all twenty-one branches. Grow Financial also sponsors fund-raising drives to benefit The Children’s Home, and donates gifts for the children during the holidays.
“Each year I am extremely pleased with the contributions our employees make to The Children’s Home,” said Margaret Bottiger, HR Generalist for Grow Financial, who coordinated the drive. “The Children’s Home has had a positive influence on the lives of children, families and this community, and we welcome every opportunity to support their good work throughout the year.”
About The Children’s Home, Inc.
Celebrating its 121st year, The Children’s Home, Inc. is an accredited, community supported, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that operates child and family-centered programs in the Tampa Bay area. The Children’s Home strengthens communities through programs that support, serve and protect children and their families. Its programs help nearly 13,000 children and adults each year by: strengthening families through family support, outreach, and prevention services; finding and supporting forever families through therapeutic and traditional foster homes and kinship services; and healing the trauma of abuse and neglect for over 100 children in residence at their healing campus, where they are learning to learn to trust and love again. For more information visit www.childrenshome.org
About Grow Financial.
With 21 branches, and one more in development, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union is recognized as one of the leading Credit Unions in the nation, and has $1.9 billion in assets. Originally founded to provide a safe place to save and borrow money for the military and civilian personnel of MacDill Air Force Base, Grow Financial has since expanded membership to include employees of more than 1,100 businesses. Established in 1955, Grow Financial has its corporate headquarters in Tampa, Florida. For more information visit www.growfinancial.org.