New Smyrna Beach, Fla. – February 26, 2008 – Amscot Financial held an open house on Saturday, February 28, at Branch No. 167, 1847 State Road 44 in New Smyrna Beach. Amscot presented a $500 contribution in support of the School Supply Program operated by the Jewish Federation of Volusia and Flagler counties.
For the 13 consecutive years, the Jewish Federation of Volusia and Flagler counties has provided school supplies and new backpacks to needy schoolchildren in Volusia and Flagler Counties regardless of family background. In August 2008, the organization 6,200 backpacks to students in 81 elementary, middle, and high schools in Volusia and Flagler Counties.
Since the beginning of this program in 1995, the Jewish Federation has supplied more than 38,000 schoolchildren with backpacks and school supplies.