Lake Mary, Fla.
To celebrate the hard work and dedication of several local nonprofit organizations, the Addition Financial Foundation hosted its inaugural Community Impact Breakfast on September 19 at the Addition Financial Arena.
During the event, the Foundation donated $175,000 to organizations that benefit youth, education, underserved communities in Central Florida, economic development and more.
The Addition Financial Foundation was launched in January 2022 as the philanthropic arm of Addition Financial Credit Union. The Foundation’s mission is to foster empowerment in our community through financial education and charitable giving.
The event was emceed by Dr. Barbara Jenkins, who served as Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools from 2012 to 2022. The event also featured clarinet performances by the Stetson University School of Music.
Award recipients include A Gift For Teaching, Black Orlando Tech, Camp Boggy Creek, FusionFest, Habitat For Humanity Seminole-Apopka, Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund, LGBT+ Center of Orlando, National Entrepreneur Center, Parramore Community Engagement Council, Salvation Army, Seminole State College, Stetson University, UCF Knights Helping Knights Pantry and Valencia College.
In addition to the Foundation’s donations, the credit union donated $50,000 to support the Superintendent’s Scholarship Fund through Dr. Jenkins’ legacy at Orange County Public Schools.
About Addition Financial:
Addition Financial believes in the power of transforming lives by bringing financial success and education to everyone. With a robust suite of financial services designed to meet members’ needs, the credit union serves more than 162,000 members at 26 full-service branches and nine high school branches, and is a part of the Presto! ATM network. Headquartered in Lake Mary, Fla., Addition Financial is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with $2.6 billion in total assets. With a legacy of more than 80 years of serving educators and supporting education, Addition Financial is the Official Financial Institution of the UCF Knights and owns the naming rights to the Addition Financial Arena on the University of Central Florida campus. Addition Financial is also the Preferred Credit Union for Seminole State College and the Preferred Credit Union for Valencia College. For more information, visit AdditionFi.com. To learn more about the Addition Financial Foundation, visit Foundation.AdditionFi.com.