TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#givingwednesday–Amscot Financial has been a long-time supporter of the Salvation Army’s
Tree of Lights Breakfast. This year marks the 16th
consecutive year Amscot has returned to support the event, which will be
held on the morning of November 11th at the Tampa Marriott
Waterside Hotel & Marina in Downtown Tampa.
“It’s truly an honor for all of us at Amscot to support The Salvation
Army and to continue to celebrate their positive impact within the
community,” said Ian MacKechnie, Amscot’s founder, chairman and CEO.
“Their programs have transformed countless lives here in the Bay Area
and they’ll no doubt transform countless more.”
To date, Amscot has contributed more than $150,000 towards the annual
event, where hundreds of Tampa Bay business and community leaders share
stories of hope and transformation made possible by the generosity and
compassion of the Tampa Bay community. All funds raised through the Tree
of Lights campaign will remain in Hillsborough County to provide a
safety net and a helping hand to thousands of struggling and homeless
families in the coming months.
Founded in 1989, Amscot Financial employs close to 2,000 associates who
work at the company’s retail branches and at the company’s corporate
headquarters in Tampa. The company operates branches in 20 Florida
counties with retail locations in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco,
Hernando, Polk, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Sarasota, Orange, Osceola,
Seminole, Lake, Volusia, Brevard, Marion, Citrus, Flagler, Broward and
Alexandra Bustos, 813-637-6277