SALLIE MAE FUND DONATES TO ROCK STEADY BOXING
Oct. 12, 2016 – Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning, and paying for college company, today announced its charitable foundation, The Sallie Mae Fund, provided grants to support nonprofit organizations in Indianapolis including $5,000 to Rock Steady Boxing Inc.
The $5,000 from The Sallie Mae Fund will support monthly education seminars at Rock Steady Boxing Inc.’s Indianapolis headquarters. The seminars provide guidance on topics ranging from understanding and coping with Parkinson’s symptoms to home care and when to call 911. The Sallie Mae Fund is the first and only sponsor of this important work.
“Rock Steady is dedicated to improving the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease through education and fitness training,” said Joyce Johnson, executive director, Rock Steady Boxing Inc. “The support from The Sallie Mae Fund will go a long way in helping us continue to fight back against this disease.”