On Thursday, July 20, Amscot Financial donated 100 computers to Computer Mentors Group, Inc. of Tampa. Computer Mentors Group, Inc. is a non-profit service organization comprised of computer professionals and others interested in the future job opportunities of disadvantaged youths. The organization dedicates its time and talent to encouraging and guiding young people toward a career in the computer industry.
Its objective is to provide free, high quality computer literacy training and technology access to inner-city families in Tampaorida. It achieves this objective through training, jobs, and computer ownership for its teen-aged participants.
Computer Mentors Group has been in operation since June 1997.
Amscot Financial was represented by Robert Farkas, Vice President of Information Technology and members of his IT team.