DETROIT — PwC US will donate a total of $65,000 to three non-profit organizations, funded through grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation Inc.
“We are committed to strengthening the communities in which we live and work by supporting the organizations that are dedicated to improving lives and raising the next generation of leaders,” says Ray Telang, managing partner of PwC’s Greater Michigan market. “Through these grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation and our ongoing initiatives under the firm’s Earn Your Future program, we are thoroughly dedicated to revitalizing the community and empowering local students to become catalysts for our region’s advancement.”
In addition, PwC’s Greater Michigan employees have also continued to show their support of these organizations by investing their time to help their local community. PwC employees in Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Toledo donated more than 6,000 hours to local charitable organizations in the market last year.
The following local organizations have been awarded grants:
- Detroit Parent Network – A nonprofit organization aimed at improving parental involvement in childhood education by offering workshops, practical tools, written materials and leadership development.
- The First Tee – The Michigan chapter of the international organization dedicated to providing educational programs that build character, instill values and promote healthy choices for youth through the game of golf.
- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan – A nonprofit youth organization focused on providing critical understanding of financial concepts, a vision of economic opportunity, and a drive to succeed academically.