Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada Named a Chick-Fil-A "True Inspiration Awards" Finalist
LAS VEGAS - Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada is asking the community to help them win a gift ranging from $50,000-$150,000 from the Chick-fil-A Foundation by logging on to the Chick-fil-A mobile app and voting. JA of Southern Nevada was chosen as a regional finalist for the 2021 True Inspiration Awards. Voting for the True Inspiration Awards will take place from November 7-21.
“We are honored to be one of six charitable organizations selected to compete for the West Region Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards! I encourage everyone in our community to please get your phones out and vote for Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada," said Michelle Jackson, president and CEO of the nonprofit organization that provides financial education to local K-12 students.
Dave Taplin, owner/operator of Chick-fil-A, 9925 S. Eastern Ave., said “Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada serves the children of our community and teaches valuable life skills which will help children from all backgrounds learn skills for the future. We are thrilled they were nominated and encourage everyone to download the app and vote for Junior Achievement!”
To vote for JA of Southern Nevada, open the Chick-fil-A app and click on “Rewards” at the bottom of the screen. Then look at the top of the next screen and click on “News” then “Vote Now.” Select West Region and vote for JA of Southern Nevada. The app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
About the True Inspiration Awards
The True Inspiration Awards™ were created in 2015 to honor the legacy of Chick-fil-A’s founder S. Truett Cathy’s legacy of generosity, community service and dedication. Since then, they've granted $7.1 million to nonprofits doing amazing things in their communities. This year, they’ve committed $5 million in grants to nonprofits that are Black-led or serve Black communities, and other communities of color, through these awards. 2020 winners will be announced in January.
About Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada
Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, Inc. was founded locally in 1996. The organization is dedicated to providing financial education to students K-12, with a curriculum that spans from budget management to economic principals, workforce skills and credit. Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada reaches more than 20,000 students annually in the Las Vegas area with the help of 285 businesses and 6,800 business role models. For more information, visit https://jasnv.org/ and follow on Instagram and Facebook.