KeyBank Donates $25K to King Center for Nonviolent Social Change
CLEVELAND, Ohio – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the KeyBank Foundation has pledged $25,000 to The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change.
The center was established in 1968 by King’s wife, Coretta Scott King. It is dedicated to educating the world on King’s life, teachings and legacy. Nearly a million people visit the site every year to learn, be inspired and pay their respects to King, a civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1968.
“On Monday, the country will honor the tremendous impact and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His leadership remains a beacon of inspiration to all, including me,” KeyBank CEO Chris Gorman said in a statement. “In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the KeyBank Foundation is proud to pledge $25,000 to The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center). Thank you to the King Center for the incredible work you do each day to advance Dr. King’s work and inspire the next generation to carry his legacy forward.”
Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.