J.P. Turner Employees Provide Backpacks and School Supplies to Atlanta Children in Need

J.P. Turner employees raised enough money to donate book bags and school supplies to nearly half of the children served by HOPE Atlanta.

Atlanta, GA, July 31, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Employee donations allowed the firm to purchase 47 back packs filled with supplies including crayons, paper, pencils, pens, markers, scissors, calculators, graphing paper, protractors and folders for the children of Hope Atlanta. Erika Parks, Director of Permanent Supportive Housing, of HOPE Atlanta was presented with the bags on Wednesday, July 24.

“The generosity of J.P. Turner’s leadership and employees never ceases to amaze me,” commented Heidi Wheatley, Director of Marketing. “We had a short period of time to raise money and they came through in a big way. Presenting the book bags and supplies to Erika in front of our home office team was an incredibly proud moment.”

For over 110 years, HOPE Atlanta Programs of Travelers Aid of Metropolitan Atlanta has been serving the needs of families, women and children in their greatest time of need. Hope Atlanta has reached out to J.P. Turner for support of their “Back to School Bash 2013." With 38% of their clients being children under the age of 18, their need is greater than ever.

J.P. Turner & Company, LLC (Member SIPC) is an independent broker/dealer headquartered in Atlanta. Advisory and financial planning services are offered through its affiliate, J.P. Turner & Company Capital Management. Founded in 1997 by Bill Mello and Tim McAfee, the company has grown to more than 200 independent branch offices throughout the United States and has been voted one of the top independent broker/dealers in the country each year by Investment News and Best Places to Work in Georgia by Georgia Trend Magazine. To learn more about the firm and its services, please visit www.jpturner.com.
J.P. Turner & Company, LLC
Heidi Wheatley