Tuesday, December 22, 2009

BNY Mellon donates to Scholarship Fund

In a first-time contribution, BNY Mellon has given $500,000 to the Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship Fund this month.

“We recognize that the future workforce of our region is an important investment,” said Jim McDonald, BNY Mellon Director of Philanthropy.

BNY Mellon’s philanthropic mission is to help those who need assistance with basic needs, such as food, clothing, utility bills. McDonald says they the philanthropy also pushes for workforce development, which is where the Pittsburgh Promise fits into their goals.

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