Why I Give
Reasons to give vary from person to person, business to business, organization to organization. But we all share a personal belief in the work of Children’s Jubilee Fund. It’s what binds us together – donors, staff, board members, volunteers, schools and supporters.
Keep reading to find out why these donors give.
Individual Donor Profile
Occupation: Senior Accounting Analyst at ARAMARK
Bio: Eric graduated in 2006 with Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from Messiah College, a private Christian college in Grantham, PA. He went on to work as Corporate Accountant for Transcore for two years and then took a position at Aramark, where he currently works. He and his wife live in South Philadelphia.
WHAT MOTIVATES YOU TO GIVE “I think investing in schools and education is crucial. It’s exciting: the idea of endowing an organization that promotes good education. Jubilee impacts neighborhoods in a different way, by developing the kids.”
WHY GIVE TO AN ORGANIZATION THAT SUPPORTS URBAN STUDENTS? “I love Philadelphia. I’m encouraged by organizations like Jubilee that don’t want to just put a Band-Aid on its educational problems, but want to fix the fabric of the issue.”
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Business Donor Profile
Name: Compass Ion Advisors, LLC
Bio: Jim Baird, Chairman and founding principal, established the Asset Management Group of PMG Capital in March of 1994. The team formally became Compass Ion Advisors in December 2008. Compass Ion provides financial planning, investment advisory service, and investment management. They are located in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Compass Ion donated to Jubilee this year through a tax credit program.
WHY DID YOUR COMPANY CHOOSE JUBILEE? “We choose to support Jubilee because it has an effective solution to helping systemically break the cycle of inner-city poverty. Jubilee helps fund access to high quality Christian education for families who otherwise would be trapped in the dysfunctional public school system.” – Jim Baird, Chairman and founding principal
WHY DID YOU CONTRIBUTE THROUGH A TAX CREDIT PROGRAM? “Because of the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program, we can make a significant donation to Jubilee with next to no out of pocket expense; great news for everyone involved!” – Jim Baird, Chairman and founding principal
Find out more about the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program here