Scott Adkins, president/CEO of Inspirus, hands a $1,500 check to Jonathan Houston, the Tukwila School District’s McKinney-Vento liaison, on Dec. 8. They were joined by Tanya Dowers, a former McKinney-Vento recipient, left, and Tukwila Superintendent Nancy Coogan. HEIDI SANDERS/Tukwila Reporter

Inspirus Credit Union donates $1,500 to Tukwila School District

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:13pm
  • Business

Inspirus Credit Union on Dec. 8 presented the Tukwila School District with a $1,500 donation to support the district’s McKinney-Vento Program.

The McKinney-Vento Act is a federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children.

Jonathan Houston, the Tukwila School District’s McKinney-Vento liaison, said the donation will be used to purchase socks and underwear for McKinney-Vento students.

Tukwila-based Inspirus, formerly School Employees Credit Union, also supports the Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program, which provides weekend meals and snacks for McKinney-Vento students at Tukwila’s three elementary schools, and the Spirit of Giving – the city of Tukwila’s annual drive to collect gifts for McKinney-Vento families in the school district.

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