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Sallie Mae to Present $100,000 Contribution to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware

Ceremony to be Held at The Bancroft School

NEWARK, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sallie Mae, through its charitable arm, The Sallie Mae Fund, will present a $100,000 contribution to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware on Monday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. at The Bancroft School in Wilmington. Raymond J. Quinlan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sallie Mae, along with Mary P. Fox, executive director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware, and Michelle Harlee, Wilmington City Council Member, 4th District will be on hand for the special check presentation.

The $100,000 contribution from Sallie Mae will support the nonprofit’s school-based mentoring programs. For more than 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware has worked to help mentees excel in school, improve their relationships within the community, and make positive life choices.

The Sallie Mae Fund has awarded more than $240,000 in grants to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware since 2014. Sallie Mae employees also participate in the nonprofit’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake signature fundraiser and the Clothes for Kids’ Sake program.

WHO:

 

Raymond J. Quinlan, chairman and chief executive officer, Sallie Mae

Mary P. Fox, executive director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware

Michelle Harlee, Wilmington City Council Member, 4th District

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware leadership and employees

Sallie Mae leadership and employees

Sen. Chris Coons (Invited)

Gov. John Carney (Invited)

Mayor Mike Purzycki (Invited)

   

WHAT:

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware and Sallie Mae will host a check presentation at The Bancroft School in Wilmington to commemorate Sallie Mae’s $100,000 grant to support the non-profit’s school-based mentoring initiatives.

   

WHEN

& WHERE:

 

 

 

Monday, Oct. 28

11 a.m. ET

The Bancroft School

700 N Lombard St

Wilmington, DE 19801

Media Contact: Chris Morrison, 302.391.5077

Media encouraged to arrive 15 minutes prior to program’s start.

For more information about Sallie Mae’s efforts in the community, visit SallieMae.com.

Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM) believes education and life-long learning, in all forms, help people achieve great things. As the leader in private student lending, we provide financing and know-how to help make college happen and offer products and resources to help customers make new goals and experiences, beyond college, possible. Learn more at SallieMae.com. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

Contacts

Sallie Mae

Chris Morrison

302.391.5077

[email protected]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware
Andrea Finn

302.998.3577 EXT. 105

[email protected]

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