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Smith Elementary School receives $1,500 grant from Community Knights
Tamiko Barnes, family engagement specialist at Smith Elementary School, recognized a need for students at her school and took action to resolve it. Barnes said, “as students leave for summer break, many of our students will lose what they have learned during the school year, so I decided to apply for a grant through Community Knights.”
The funds from the $1,500 grant are being used to purchase materials for packets that are distributed to the students. The packets, based on grade level, help students achieve their goals and academic achievement by keeping them learning throughout the summer.
If you would like to learn more about Community Knights, you can visit communityknights.org for more information.
Community Knights, Inc. Vision Statement:
Community Knights is committed to identifying the needs of small local nonprofit and public school organizations as well as the populations they serve and finding innovative ways to help them meet these needs collaboratively. We are also dedicated to identifying service gaps for underserved populations within our community and, through the development of nonprofit incubator, support and educate start up organizations to fill unmet needs within our community.