Amscot Financial Contributes $10,000 to Pinellas County Urban League


Tampa, FL – (October 14, 2019) – Amscot Financial, a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, has contributed $10,000 to the Pinellas County Urban League.

The mission of the Pinellas County Urban League is to help underserved members of the community attain educational, career, health and housing opportunities. The League implements its mission through advocacy, bridge building, program services and research.

“It is crucial to ensure our communities are empowered and well equipped for future success, both socially and economically,” stated Ian MacKechnie, founder and CEO of Amscot Financial. “Partnering with organizations like the PCUL helps us to achieve that objective.”

Founded in 1976, the Pinellas County Urban League, Inc. (PCUL), is a social service and civil rights organization in Pinellas County, also serving Pasco, Hernando, Lake, Seminole, Marion and Sumter Counties. They are in the National Urban League's network of nonprofit, community-based affiliates located throughout the United States. 

Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Amscot Financial is a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, including cash advances, check cashing, bill payment, money transfers, prepaid access cards and money orders. Amscot Financial currently operates 237 retail financial service centers throughout Florida and employs close to 2,000 associates.