ADVISORY, Oct. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —
Youth INC, an organization that improves the lives of youth through an unique venture philanthropy model that empowers, develops and educates nonprofit organizations serving young people, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to conclude Youth INC’s annual Trading Week for Kids. From October 14, 2015 through October 20, 2015, 100% of all net commissions on designated trades with Canaccord Genuity will be donated to Youth INC.
In honor of the occasion, Rehana Farrell, Executive Director of Youth INC, and Mark Whaling, Global Head of Sales & Trading at Canaccord Genuity, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Youth INC Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Youth INC:
Youth INC’s venture philanthropy model uses a rigorous screening process to identify the most promising nonprofits serving kids. Youth INC helps its nonprofit partners to develop robust fundraising capabilities, build a strong board, and establish metrics to increase and better illustrate their impact. Youth INC also issues capacity building grants that accelerate growth and drive sustainable scale. Over the life of their partnership with Youth INC, participating nonprofits experience an average increase of more than 160 percent in revenue, 45 percent increase in Board size and, most importantly, 120 percent increase in the number of youth served. Since 1995, our venture philanthropy model has helped raise over $55 million to transform over 130 nonprofits and improve the lives of more than 600,000 New York City youth. To learn more about Youth INC visit: www.youthinc-usa.org.
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