US Staffing Provides Bus Passes to Students in Need at Jackson Public Schools
March 19, 2024

WILX News 10 Covers US Staffing Gift to Jackson High School Students

Jackson, MI – March 19th, 2024 – The Jackson Area Transportation Authority (JATA) is delighted to announce a collaborative effort with US Staffing, a prominent provider of staffing solutions, aimed at supporting students facing transportation insecurity within the Jackson Public School district. Through this partnership, US Staffing will provide bus passes to qualifying students attending after-school activities such as tutoring or other academic endeavors until the end of the school year.

“We applaud US Staffing’s generous gesture in providing bus passes to students in need within the Jackson Public School district,” said Mike Brown, Executive Director of the Jackson Area Transportation Authority (JATA). “This initiative will undoubtedly alleviate transportation barriers and enable students to access educational opportunities without hindrance. By fostering such community-oriented support, US Staffing sets a commendable example of corporate social responsibility, positively impacting the lives of students and enriching our community as a whole.”

US Staffing Agency, a family-owned business with a vision to be the preferred human resources partner for economic development and community prosperity, operates offices in Jackson, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, and Clarkesville, Tennessee.

Ben Jones, President of US Staffing, remarked, “US Staffing is a community-focused organization. Providing support to students by securing safe and reliable transportation from after-school activities, JATA and US Staffing are enabling these students to access educational opportunities and empowering them to reach the goals that they have for themselves. At US Staffing, we are committed to making a positive impact on our community, one connection at a time.”

Monica Pierce, Principal for Instruction at Jackson High School, expressed gratitude for the donation from US Staffing. She stated, “We are incredibly grateful for the generous donation from US Staffing of bus passes for students at Jackson High School. This contribution will make a significant impact in the lives of these students, allowing them to attend school and participate in extracurricular activities without the burden of transportation costs. Thank you for investing in the education and well-being of our students. Your generosity will not go unnoticed and will be remembered by all those who benefit from it.”

The Jackson Area Transportation Authority is dedicated to providing safe, reliable, and accessible transportation services to the residents of Jackson County. With a steadfast commitment to fostering growth and development, JATA plays a pivotal role in improving the quality of life for individuals in the region.

Patrick O’Dowd – Government & Community Relations Manager, Jackson Area Transportation Authority