Junior Achievement of Alaska announces funding for the Third quarter of its 2016-17 fiscal year

Anchorage, AK – Junior Achievement of Alaska – the leading provider of real world education for K-12 students in Alaska, received more than $135,000 in corporate and foundation funding support during the third quarter of its 2016-17 fiscal year, ending June 30, 2017.

“Junior Achievement has a long history of bringing volunteers from the business community into the classroom 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 Flora Teo, President of JA Alaska.

Thanks to the generosity of all of JA Alaska’s funders and grantors, JA Alaska will continue to offer financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness programs to more than 700 classrooms in 55 Alaskan communities. We thank all of our donors and Platinum Plus level donors listed below for investing in the achievement of future business and community professionals:

• Alaska Airlines
• Alaska Business Monthly
• Alaska Commercial Company
• Alaska Community Foundation
• Alaska National Insurance Company
• Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
• AT&T
• BP
• The Carr Foundation
• ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.
• Credit Union 1
• Enstar Natural Gas Co.
• ExxonMobil Production Company
• First National Bank Alaska
• GCI
• Kendall Lexus of Alaska
• KeyBank
• Kinross
• Linda Eliason
• Lynden
• Northern Lights Bingo
• Northrim
• Odom Corporation
• Ravn
• Rasmuson Foundation
• Saltchuk
• Barbara Schaeffbauer
• Tesoro
• Wells Fargo 

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ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF ALASKA
Junior Achievement of Alaska 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 400 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 Alaska serves more than 13,600 K-12 students statewide. Visit Alaska.ja.org for more information.

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Media Contacts:

Flora Teo
JA of Alaska
(907) 344-0101
fteo@ja-alaska.org

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