The stock of Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) closed at $8.95 gaining 0.67% in yesterday’s trading session. The company has today made an announcement outlining its $250,000 in donations and $151,150 for Special Olympics in the second quarter of 2017. Youth organizations in about 13 states have benefited from the 19 grants. A large number of youths have felt the effects of the grants.
This foundation has expressed its financial commitment to various fitness initiatives. The main goal has been to help athletes struggling with intellectual disabilities nationwide lead a healthier lifestyle. A large number of them will be receiving shoes from the foundation.
Finish Line Youth Foundation president, Marty Posch opined, “It’s exciting to support a diverse group of grantees this quarter. From right here in Indianapolis to as far west as California, I’m proud of the impact these organizations will have.”
Over the years, the foundation has done quite a lot in showing its great support to several qualified non-profit organizations. These are organizations that have over a long period of time provided community-based access to those camps that deliver services to either the disabled or disadvantaged.
One of the officials working with the foundation recently said that they were indeed happy that they had made major steps forward in sparking about a major difference in the lives of the youth with special needs.
The disadvantaged have reaped a wide array of benefits from the foundation’s activities. It is also worth mentioning that the various camps emphasizing active lifestyles as well as the community-based programs will help a great deal. That is especially in helping nurture children the right way to become healthy and responsible adults.
A spokesperson working with the foundation stated, Finish Line Inc has other plans underway which it believes will help a huge deal towards enhancing and transforming lives. A lot of people that have been following on its activities will be looking forward to see the next move by the foundation.