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

Ceremony to be Held at The Bancroft School

Friday, October 25, 2019 10:53 am EDT

Dateline:

NEWARK, Del.

Public Company Information:

NASDAQ:
SLM

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.

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Contact:

Sallie Mae
Chris Morrison
302.391.5077
christopher.morrison@salliemae.com

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware
Andrea Finn
302.998.3577 EXT. 105
afinn@bbbsde.org