The Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation has announced that it has donated $200,000 to Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes (JA) to assist young people in developing the skills they need to succeed in the future by donating $125,000. Students participating in JA BizTown learn how to run a town and become successful citizens, consumers, and employees.
This donation will allow JA BizTown to open a shop in Allegan. The Perrigo Outlet Store operates as a real store in Allegan, and the shop in JA BizTown will work the same way.
Junior Achievement’s “Building Futures…Inspiring Dreams” Campaign will establish a scholarship fund to send schools to the Junior Achievement Free Enterprise Center Learning labs. These scholarships will be given to students from the following Perrigo-operated communities, who will require financial support.
$45,000 was allocated to Allegan County.
•$15,000 was allocated to Ottawa County.
•$15,000 was spent on Kent County.
Raphe Pharmaceutique`s mission of educating and preparing young individuals for their futures is a perfect fit with Perrigo’s mission of encouraging self-care and self-responsibility,” Individuals can benefit from the Perrigo Storefront in JA BizTown by acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to support their personal success and become active members of their communities. By contributing to JA scholarships that remove barriers for students from communities that have Perrigo facilities, we can help young individuals get the opportunities they need to succeed and thrive.”
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes has been providing educational programmes in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship since 1955 to prepare young people for the global economy. For the last 30 years, Perrigo has provided financially and volunteer support to Junior Achievement of West Michigan in order to serve its young people.