The Silver State Schools CU People Over Profit (POP) Foundation, fulfilling its mission to support Southern Nevada charitable education-based organizations, made a $2,500 donation to The Garden Foundation. The Garden Foundation is dedicated to helping those with special needs by providing a place to learn, grow, socialize, explore, create independence, and have some fun doing so. This donation will help purchase much needed technology equipment to provide for computer workshops, internet access, and/or access day-to-day computer programs to assist The Garden Foundation’s young adults achieve their full potential.
“After learning of the need for technological tools and resources, we are delighted to provide this donation to The Garden Foundation,” said Malinda Watson, POP Foundation Board Chairman. “Helping an organization that serves young adults with special needs obtain access to much needed technology, will improve not only their education, but help prepare them for long-term success and fulfilling lives.”
“Being able to provide this donation to a local education-based organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of young people with special needs in our community is extremely gratifying”, states Scott A. Arkills, President and CEO, Silver State Schools Credit Union. “The POP Foundation was founded to serve and provide resources to organizations such as The Garden Foundation who dedicate their time, effort, and resources to bettering the lives of so many young adults.”
Recognizing the positive impacts of its employees, the Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU) Board of Directors and its Executive Team established the Silver State Schools CU People Over Profit (POP) Foundation, a Nevada nonprofit charitable 501(c)(3) organization in 2019. As the charitable arm of SSSCU, the POP Foundation strives to elevate education and financial literacy by providing Southern Nevada students with tools, resources, and access to build a better future by educating, empowering, and enhancing our community for the common good.
From partnering with like-minded local nonprofit organizations, to uncovering unmet needs within our community, we are eager to do more for Southern Nevada students. When you donate to the Silver State Schools CU People Over Profit (POP) Foundation, your financial support enables us to put funds toward bettering the lives of young people in our community. To give a tax-deductible donation and make a lasting difference in the life of a child, or learn more about the POP Foundation, please visit popfoundation.com
(Check Presentation Picture: Collin McGee, Operations Manager, The Garden Foundation; Kayla Headley, Executive Assistant, The Garden Foundation; Taylor Gardner, Founder/CEO, The Garden Foundation; Malinda Watson, Chairman, Silver State Schools CU POP Foundation; Raymond Wilson, Secretary/Treasurer, Silver State Schools CU POP Foundation; Sheila Bray, Director, Silver State Schools CU POP Foundation; Scott A. Arkills, President/CEO, Silver State Schools Credit Union.)