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Press Release

For Immediate Release

March 15, 2023

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Matt Moss

FoolProof Receives Key Grant From FAIRWINDS Foundation

"The Orlando community will benefit, "says Fairwinds Executive Director.

The FoolProof Foundation was one of twelve grant recipients honored at a breakfast event last week hosted by the FAIRWINDS Foundation. The FoolProof Foundation received a $25,000 grant. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demmings (via video link) and other key community leaders attended.

The FAIRWINDS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of FAIRWINDS credit union.

"We are proud to support each of our grant recipients," said Elisha González, vice president of community relations and government affairs at FAIRWINDS Credit Union and executive director of FAIRWINDS Foundation.

"Our grant recipients embody our Foundation's core purpose of improving lives through financial well-being. We hope to inspire financial freedom among both FAIRWINDS members and the communities we serve."

FoolProof's Director of Education, Mike Sheffer spoke on behalf of FoolProof, "We are honoured to be recognized for the work we do," Mike commented. "Grants enable us to work with local schools and community groups in bringing FoolProof's resources and curriculum to all. Not only here in Florida, but nationwide."

Mike was accompanied by FoolProof's Executive Director, Drew Guthrie, FoolProof's President, Dr. Lennette A. Coleman and FoolProof's Chairman, Malcolm Kirschenbaum.

The breakfast was hosted at Orlando Full Sail Live University.

To learn more about the FoolProof Foundation and support these important efforts reach out to Mike Sheffer: .

About FAIRWINDS Foundation: FAIRWINDS Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to helping individuals achieve a path toward financial responsibility, security and freedom and inspiring them to transform the lives of others by living generously. Through education, financial contribution and volunteerism, the Foundation works with and supports organizations that align with its passion of improving lives through financial literacy.

About the FoolProof Foundation: FoolProof's financial literacy curriculums are the only financial curriculums in the United States endorsed by Public Citizen, The Consumer Federation of America, FairPlay for Children, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and the Children's Screen Time Action Network. To learn more about FoolProof's work and see how we're creating a more equitable future, visit