PenFed Credit Union has teamed up with the Armed Services Arts Partnership for its 2020 What’s Next campaign to raise funds to support the military community through the arts.
“As an ASAP board member, I’m inspired to see veterans finding new fulfilling careers,” said James Schenck, PenFed president/CEO, PenFed Foundation CEO and chairman of ASAP’s “What’s Next” campaign.
ASAP promotes expression, skill-development, and camaraderie through classes, workshops and performances across a variety of artistic disciplines.
As part of the partnership, PenFed’s Digital Team produced and shared social media content that highlighted the impact ASAP has on the military community.
“Many more military members who have honorably completed their service to our nation are still asking, ‘What’s next?’ We encourage other organizations to join us and donate to ASAP to help veterans develop new skills, hone their stories and connect to another supportive community,” added Schenck.
The campaign is an opportunity for graduates of ASAP programs to share “what’s next” in their lives after military service.
“The campaign really serves two purposes,” explained Brian Jenkins, ASAP’s executive director.
“We want to invite our nation to consider how challenging the transition out of the military can be for many of our service members. Simultaneously, this campaign is our effort to raise funds to support programs that offer veterans a renewed sense of purpose and community in their post-service lives.”
Donations to support the military community through ASAP’s “What’s Next 2020” campaign can be made here.
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