Spirit Aerosystems Donates To Gatesway Foundation

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 10:01 am
By: News On 6

A major donation to a Broken Arrow charity.

Spirit AeroSystems cut the Gatesway Foundation a $20,000 check Tuesday. The money will go to help renovate Gatesway's vocational facility.

The facility provides vocational services to 150 people with developmental disabilities. Gatesway CEO Judi Myers: "We're about 98-percent, state and federal funding so we get so little extra money out of our operation budget to be able to improve peoples environment so this will just be a, it's just a blessing.”

Spirit AeroSystems officials say they looked at several charities in the area and decided on Gatesway. Company officials hope the donation with help the foundation touch more lives.