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Strategic Financial Solutions Holds Third Annual Blood Drive

A StratFS employee donates blood.

New York, NY, February 20, 2019 – Strategic Financial Solutions held its third annual blood drive to benefit the New York Blood Center. This is the first year that the company’s Buffalo office participated in the event and, collectively, almost 100 employee-owners participated in the drive.


A StratFS employee donates blood.“Donating blood provides a unique ability to help someone in need.  In fact, one donation can potentially save three lives,” said Kim Celic Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Strategic. “With the enthusiastic participation of our employee-owners, we donated enough blood to save almost 300 people. That ability to help our communities is what being a Strategic employee-owner is all about.”


“Donating blood is something I have done since I was able to,” said Stephanie Gatti, Manager of Litigation Support. “My donation will directly help people in need.  It’s a simple thing to do that has huge benefits. I hope that other people will realize the gift that they can give to others just through donating blood.”


Due to extreme cold weather and winter storms, blood banks are experiencing critically low levels of blood donations as many services have been canceled or closed. If you are interested in donating blood, visit to learn more about blood donation opportunities near you. The New York Blood Center (NYBC) is one of the largest independent, community-based, nonprofit blood centers in the United States.


About Strategic Financial Solutions

Strategic Financial Solutions, a proudly employee-owned company, is a leading financial services company that provides comprehensive debt relief solutions for people in difficult financial situations. Through its personalized, tailored approach that includes debt consolidation loans and debt resolution programs, Strategic Financial Solutions has successfully resolved more than a billion dollars in debt for over 100,000 clients. For the last three years, Strategic Financial Solutions has been ranked as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State. Strategic Financial Solutions was also named by Crain’s New York Business to its Fast 50 Companies list.  The company has also been recognized by the INC. 500 company as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. More information can be found at


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