Helping You Help Others

Helping You Help Others

September’s Charity of the Month is:

Equity First Foundation

Equity First Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization located here on Long Island. Rhonda Klch started this foundation with the mission to offer services, resources and programs to consumers and small businesses that are facing financial distress. Although the details of financial markets may not be necessary for everyone, a good understanding of everyday finances is needed to ensure your home, bank account and additional assets are protected as you go about your life.

This nonprofit is guided by a board of experts from the Long Island business community. They strive to educate the community so people can make financial decisions with knowledge and confidence. The mantra of this foundation is “Learn today to choose wisely tomorrow!”

This organization holds hands-on workshops, where participants will be given course material, handouts and goals to accomplish. Some people they help through these workshops are those in women’s shelters, homeless shelters, veteran homes, at-risk communities, drug rehabilitation centers, senior centers and more.

As a way to benefit and honor certain individuals, this nonprofit holds many events throughout the year. Some of these events include their Dancing for a Cure event, which raises awareness and research for individuals who have or have had cancer; their Holiday Dream Mission, which assists families in financial distress during the holiday season; their Military Saves Week, which is geared toward assisting military members financially; and their Angel Awards, which honors women of Long Island who have created an impact in the areas of community, volunteer, philanthropy and business development!

Equity First Foundation is available to provide educational presentations on an array of topics such as the importance of credit awareness, budgeting and mortgage modification. Businesses, civic groups, community centers and other groups can host seminars or workshops for their employees, members, the community-at-large, etc. If you are interested in scheduling a program, the opportunity is available! Looking to volunteer? Equity First Foundation is in need of volunteers to coordinate events and tradeshows, assist with office work, organize fundraisers and, lastly, to help with grant writing and research. Also, you can become involved by donating supplies and/or becoming a sponsor!

To learn more about this nonprofit, visit www.EquityFirstFoundation.org. Also, if you are interested in learning how you can benefit from this organization or wish to volunteer, please call 631.714.4822 or e-mail info@equityfirstfoundation.org today.

“I highly recommend the professional services of Rhonda Klch from Equity First Foundation. In the areas of debt settlement, credit enhancement and mortgage modification, Equity First Foundation should be everyone’s first phone call. Rhonda and her team deliver excellent client service and are tremendous referrers of business as well.”

– Frank Gargano, Attorney at Gargano Law Group

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