Fort Worth, TX (July 23, 2021) – Whitley Penn recently participated in a community initiative called Race to Kindness: Race to 500,000 Books led by Orion Jean. In total, the firm proudly donated nearly 1,500 books and $10,000.
“Whitley Penn is passionate about helping our clients and our local communities,” stated Autumn Kraus, Whitley Penn Forensic Litigation Valuation Services Partner.
“Orion’s initiative is inspiring to us and we are delighted that our professionals contributed to the cause,” stated Felix Lozano III, CPA, CFE, Partner in Charge of the firm’s Dallas office.
NBC DFW covered Jean’s initiative and recent book drive also highlighting the firm’s contribution on their morning segment, “Wake Up To #SomethingGood.” Jean’s current campaign to raise 500,000 books runs through July 31. To learn more or contribute to Race to Kindness, please visit www.racetokindness.com
About Race to Kindness
Orion Jean, a rising 6th grader in Fort Worth, Texas, created Race to Kindness to help those in need and committed to spreading kindness. Jean partners nationally with Reading is Fundamental, and Reading Partners, and regionally Book Drive for Kids, and Literacy Achieves.
About Whitley Penn, LLP
Whitley Penn has consistently been recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting and other industry publications. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit www.whitleypenn.com.