Thursday, February 4, 2016

Wicomico County Students Receive $9,220 for Library Books

Wicomico County Students Receive $9,220 for Library Books

 

 

February 4, 2016– Salisbury, Md. – Twenty seven area schools were impacted by a grant made possible by The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore and the Samuel W. Seidel Memorial Reading Forever Endowment Fund. Since the inception of the grant in 1991, more than $132,010 has been distributed to both public and private schools in Wicomico County. 

 

The Reading Forever Fund was established by a gift to The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore from Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel. The mission of the fund is to provide annual grants to schools, grades K through 12.  Funds are used by the schools for the purchase of books for libraries and classroom collections other than textbooks, encouraging literacy and developing learning through reading initiatives. 

 

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About the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore:  Celebrating over 30 years of philanthropy, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has been serving the needs of Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties granting more than $50 million. Through the generosity and vision of our donors, CFES awarded grants totaling more than $5 million in fiscal year 2015. CFES brings together donors and builds on community assets through scholarships, grants, advocacy and leadership development. By focusing on people, organizations, neighborhoods and nonprofit capacity building, the Foundation addresses community needs in the areas of health, education, arts and culture, community development and the environment. For more information, please visit www.cfes.org or call 410-742-9911.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I feel a big BOE party coming... where will it be? Brew? Goin Nuts? Market St? Hmmmmm