published Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

$120,000 donation given to Chattanooga region Junior Achievement chapters

Junior Achievement chapters in Chattanooga and the Ocoee Region are receiving a $120,000 donation today from Kangaroo Express.

The money was raised during the Kash for Kids fundraiser, which ran From Nov. 9 through Dec. 31 at more than 70 Kangaroo Express stores throughout the north Georgia, Chattanooga and Cleveland.

Customers were asked to make donations as part of an effort to help young people develop the skills and confidence needed to succeed in the 21st century.

Junior Achievement is a non-profit organization that empowers young people to reach economic success by teaching them the value of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills.

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