GE provides $10,000 grant to Young Black Male Leadership Alliance
(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 16 August 2013
Release date- 14082013 - STAMFORD, CONN - As part of the corporate leadership and growth Chairman's award that was bestowed to a Senior Vice President & General Manager within GE Capital's Retail Finance business, the recipient, Curtis Howse, used that opportunity to support Young Black Male Leadership Alliance of Charlotte, N.C.
YBM is an organization that is focused on leadership development and college preparation for young black males.
'This generous grant from GE will allow YBM Leadership Alliance to continue our valuable 3rd Grade Mentoring Program, which pairs our high-achieving high school male leaders with these young students,' said YBM CEO and Founder John Martin. 'These leaders help the students improve their critical reading skills, character, and overall academic performance. I am so grateful to be able to implement this program with the partnership and support of GE. We are excited about the possibilities grant represents.'
'Its a great feeling to be able to support the smaller community-based organizations that are doing so much to improve the lives of those in need, and for this program, help develop the next generation of leaders,' said Howse. 'In addition to the countless number of hours our employees volunteer, these grants are another great way we give back to local non-profits.'
About YBM Leadership Alliance
The YBM Leadership Program is a unique, interactive, and engaging program designed to help young black men reach their highest potential through leadership development, college preparation, and service learning. The program includes the following components: For more information, please visit www.ybmleadership.com.
About GE Capital's Retail Finance business
GE Capital's Retail Finance business is among the country's most successful retail lenders, with 80 years of experience in consumer financing. The business, with its lending entity GE Capital Retail Bank, provides customized credit programs to retailers and consumers in the United States and Canada that help drive sales. More information can be found at www.gogecapital.com and twitter.com/GoGECapital.
GE Capital is one of the world's largest providers of credit. For over one million businesses, large and small, GE Capital provides financing to purchase, lease and distribute equipment, as well as capital for real estate and corporate acquisitions, refinancings and restructurings. For our 100+ million consumer customers, GE Capital offers credit cards, sales finance programs, home, car and personal loans and credit insurance.
GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.
For more information, visit the company's website at www.ge.com
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