Friday, June 6, 2014

New Haven Youth Employment Program Receives Donation from Edible Arrangements CEO

New Haven Register (New Haven, CT) June 5, 2014

" Thirty students will be given the opportunity to obtain a summer job for five weeks after the Youth Services Department received a large donation from the CEO of Edible Arrangements.

Tariq Farid, founder and chief executive officer of the successful fruit arrangements company, donated $35,000 to the city’s Youth@Work program.

The program provides paid summer employment and job experience for youth who are city residents between the ages of 14 and 17.

Mayor Toni Harp said the donation is a silver lining of a dark cloud for students who need to be engaged in positive activities." Read more

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