Orlando Magic Teams Up with Florida Technical College
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Posted by: Kathy Radford
ORLANDO – The Orlando Magic continue to align themselves with partners, who not only make an impact in their respective fields, but also are champions in the local community.
The Magic carried on that tradition on Wednesday when they announced a new, multi-year partnership with Florida Technical College (FTC) to become the Official Technical College of the Orlando Magic.
As part of the partnership, the two will join community efforts to assist food insecure families in Central Florida by teaming up with Magic forward Jonathan Isaac and Project Life.
"The Orlando Magic and Florida Technical College have a shared commitment to both education and the Central Florida community," said Magic President of Business Operations Charles Freeman. "We welcome FTC to our partnership family and look forward to working with them as they join us in the fight against hunger."
The Magic, Isaac and FTC's hunger-relief efforts through Project Life include providing resources along with hot meals to areas of the Orlando community most profoundly affected by the coronavirus.
“(Project Life) has been feeding families and young kids throughout this coronavirus (pandemic),” Isaac said. “They’ve been doing a fantastic job. To this point, it’s been about 25,000 meals fed to kids in the community.”
Florida Tech students will prepare meals that will be donated to Project Life. The students and FTC staff will also assist in the distribution of those meals to the community.
“I’m especially pleased to be able to partner with the ‘Minister of Defense,’ Jontahan Isaac, with Project Life and J.U.M.P. Ministries,” said James Michael Burkett, President of Florida Technical College. Continue Reading Article and See a Video Here