Bridge Capital donates $1K to IFC
March 9, 2010
THE Bridge Capital LLC., has donated $1,000 to the Independent Football Club one of the long-time playing teams in the Northern Mariana Islands Football Association’s football seasons.
The company, in a press statement yesterday, also encouraged other businesses to support of the sports organization.
Principal and CEO John K. Baldwin said the company will donate an additional $1,000 to match other donations that will be received from the general business community.
Bridge Capital, the statement said is a strong supporter of the development of youth sports on the island and believes these type of activities are “a key to developing teamwork, promoting physical activity and good health, and fostering community spirit and a sense of pride in CNMI’s youth.”
IFC has earmarked the donations to pay for registration and equipment costs for the upcoming 2010 NMIFA Youth Football seasons.
For his part, IFC President Glenn Smith said, “most of the kids that join our club cannot afford the shoes, shin guards, socks and registration fees; this is why we approached Bridge about sponsorship.
“This donation will help pay for two seasons of soccer for at least 40 children from the south side of the island,” he said.
Bridge Capital, LLC is an international investment banking and asset management company located in the CNMI.
The company is involved in a wide range of community activities and makes significant contributions to non-profits and charitable organizations serving the islands. Bridge Capital is committed to being a good corporate citizen and a partner in making the CNMI the best it can be.