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Greenwich United Way Finance Champions to Host Showcase & Holiday Bazaar at Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich

Capping a successful semester at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich, Greenwich United Way Finance Champions will host its showcase and holiday bazaar on Wednesday, December 4, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
 
Learning from trained volunteers, 12 Greenwich middle school students participated in this semester’s Finance Champions to develop and practice good money habits. In the showcase, these “Money Planners in Training” will demonstrate their new skills including how they set money goals, earn, spend wisely, save and budget. Participants will present contributions they each made to the organizations they chose to support. The evening will culminate with a holiday bazaar reception and sale.
 
“This is an impressive class of Finance Champions and they have worked hard to learn what it takes to achieve financial goals. I am looking forward to their presentations and expect they will inspire friends and family to learn from their success,” said David Rabin, CEO of Greenwich United Way. “It is a privilege to partner with the Boys & Girls Club to implement a program that positively impacts the students in our community by improving financial literacy and we hope to include more students as Finance Champions continues to grow.”
 
 
About Greenwich United Way
The Greenwich United Way (GUW) shares a name with approximately 1,200 other similar organizations across the nation, although the Greenwich, Connecticut division is a privately incorporated, locally governed, nonprofit agency. As a volunteer-driven organization, the Greenwich United Way exists to help identify and address the health, educational and self-sufficiency needs specific to its local community and to create and affect meaningful, lasting solutions. Through various fundraising efforts and on-going research, the organization is able to directly grant the funds necessary to accomplish this goal. The Greenwich United Way also invests in and conducts collaborative efforts to address broad-based community needs with partnering nonprofit agencies.

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