West Virginia Program Helps Support Children with New Online Donation Service

West Virginia Program Helps Support Children with New Online Donation Service

CHARLESTON, W. Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- West Virginia's Promise - the Alliance for Youth, in partnership with WV.gov, the official website of the State of West Virginia, has launched the West Virginia's Promise online donation service at http://www.fivepromises.wv.gov.

Visitors to the website can now make donations online to support the program which works to ensure that all young people in West Virginia are prepared for success in school, work and life by having access to five basic resources. These resources are known as the America's Promise Five Fundamental Resources, The Five Promises:

  • Caring Adults
  • Safe Places
  • A Healthy Start
  • An Effective Education
  • Opportunities to Help Others

"The generosity of our Promise partners, corporations, foundations and individuals is essential to our work which is dedicated to enhancing and improving the lives of our young people," said Pam Dugan, Director of the West Virginia's Promise - the Alliance for Youth. "The new online donation feature is easy and secure, and enables you to make a donation to the program in less than a minute. The donations we receive help support our commitment to ensuring that every young person in West Virginia receives the Five Promises."

The goal of the Alliance is to raise awareness and support policies that increase the support young people have in communities where they live, work and play. Visit http://www.fivepromises.wv.gov for more information.

About WV.gov

WV.gov is the official Web site of the State of West Virginia (http://www.wv.gov) and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive. West Virginia Interactive works with state and local government agencies to build and manage interactive online services and is a subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NAS: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. Our popular self-funded solution allows government to put in-demand services online without using taxpayer funds. The NIC family of companies currently provides cost-effective eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

Ian McQuinn, 304-414-0265 ext. 106

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