Round Mountain recently partnered with local organizations in Nevada to provide a total of $135,000 to support local programs, small businesses and residents impacted by stay-at-home orders associated with COVID-19.
A donation of $100,000 was provided to the Southwest Central Regional Economic Development Authority (SWCREDA) to develop a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) for local small businesses who have seen a significant decrease in revenue and operations as a result of the pandemic.
second donation of $35,000 was provided to the Nevada Outreach Training
Organization (NOTO) and NyE Communities Coalition (NyECC) that will provide
funds and resources to families and community members facing increased
challenges related to unemployment, food security, childcare and healthcare
“Putting People First is one of our core values at Kinross, as a way of living this value, we actively sought out avenues to lessen the burden on our communities and provide relief to those in greatest need during this difficult time,” said Neil Jensen, Vice-President and General Manager, Round Mountain. “We recognize the importance of small businesses to the well-being of our host communities, and are pleased to provide our support during these challenging times. We are also excited to work alongside NyECC and NOTO who will be excellent partners as we all work towards this common goal.”
Round Mountain employees also have the opportunity to provide support by contributing small portions of their salary to support their community. After one week, site employees have contributed more than $2,000.