PRESS RELEASE Contact: Natalie Boe Israel Idonije Foundation Verizon Wireless: (224) 489-9711 firstname.lastname@example.org
For Immediate Release:
CHICAGO, Ill. (Dec. 23, 2011) – The Israel Idonije Foundation recently received its largest corporate donation to date. Financial Management Systems (FMS) and The i3 Group, FMS’ subsidiary, presented Chicago Bears Defensive End, Israel Idonije, $25,000 on behalf of more than 400 employees. FMS raised funds through employee contributions including, casual days, bake sales, raffles and individual donations.
Additionally, FMS and i3 Group employees regularly volunteer with the Foundation at various IZZYz KIDz events.
“We are extremely grateful for the generous donation and the time that FMS staff has invested in our Foundation,” Idonije said. “FMS’ teamwork is an excellent example of the impact we can make in the community when we all work together.”
FMS donations total more than $35,000 to IIF programs including IZZYz KIDz and C.A.R.E. Africa.
“FMS believes in not just being a successful organization, but also have an environment to enable employees and their families achieve a better quality of life,” Balaji Rajan, President and CEO, said. “This donation was possible because of our employees’ will and willingness to contribute and their recognition of the importance of giving back to those in need in the community. Izzy makes it happen, and we are proud to be a partner.”
The Israel Idonije Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which exists to extend positive, lifechanging opportunities to families and individuals in economically disadvantaged communities. We promote the pursuit of education and knowledge, while providing programs for our youth and community members, in hope that they may actualize and maximize their full potential. For additional information visit: www.TEAMIIF.org.
Financial Management Systems and its wholly owned subsidiary, The i3 Group, LLC, provide operations services and management solutions to government agencies and large private sector firms focused on education receivables and portfolio management services. Information on the Company can be found at www.fmsdc.com and www.i-3group.com.