INVISTA donation to Salvation Army benefits boys, glirls club
INVISTA recently donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Orange.
The donation assisted with purchasing additional supplies and equipment for the club’s summer and after-school programs. “INVISTA is pleased to support the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club here in Orange,” said Lee Smith, INVISTA Orange reliability services manager. “The important role this organization fills in our community fits well with Invista’s philosophy of investing in programs that focus on the enablement of youth, including character development, education, and promoting active, healthy lifestyles.”
INVISTA strives to be a good community partner through its community outreach activities and philanthropic focus areas of human services, education, the enablement of youth, environmental stewardship, emergency services support, and community enrichment. In 2013, INVISTA invested more than $200,000 in the Texas communities where it has operations. “The Salvation Army is very pleased to work with INVISTA to help the children right here where we live,” said Captain Martha Higdon, Orange Corps officer (pastor) and administrator. “Through INVISTA’s donation, we purchased new equipment for indoor sporting activities and additional craft supplies. The Boys and Girls Club is open year-round, and we are excited to have new indoor activites that the children will be able to enjoy during inclement weather.”
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