Amscot Financial will mark its 16th year of supporting the Salvation Army's 23rd annual Tree of Lights Breakfast


Tampa, FL – Amscot Financial has been a long-time supporter of the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights Breakfast. This year marks the 16th consecutive year Amscot has returned to support the event, which will be held on the morning of November 11th at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina in Downtown Tampa.

“It’s truly an honor for all of us at Amscot to support The Salvation Army and to continue to celebrate their positive impact within the community,” said Ian MacKechnie, Amscot’s founder, chairman and CEO. “Their programs have transformed countless lives here in the Bay Area and they’ll no doubt transform countless more.”

To date, Amscot has contributed more than $150,000 towards the annual event, where hundreds of Tampa Bay business and community leaders share stories of hope and transformation made possible by the generosity and compassion of the Tampa Bay community. All funds raised through the Tree of Lights campaign will remain in Hillsborough County to provide a safety net and a helping hand to thousands of struggling and homeless families in the coming months.

Founded in 1989, Amscot Financial employs close to 2,000 associates who work at the company’s retail branches and at the company’s corporate headquarters in Tampa. The company operates branches in 20 Florida counties with retail locations in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Polk, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Sarasota, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake, Volusia, Brevard, Marion, Citrus, Flagler, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.