Navigation Links
JPMorgan Chase & Co., Invests $25,000 to Support Bring Me A Book's San Jose Elementary School Library Initiative
Date:4/26/2010

Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Commemorate JPMorgan Chase & Co., Foundation Funding of Literacy Programs in Franklin McKinley School District

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Franklin McKinley School District and Bring Me A Book (BMAB) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of the San Jose Elementary School Library Initiative in Franklin McKinley School District.  The initiative is supported by the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Foundation, the nonprofit arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co., whose mission is to be the catalyst to meaningful, positive, and sustainable change within the highest need neighborhoods and communities across the globe. Two Bookcase Libraries will be presented to the kindergarten classrooms of G.W. Hellyer Elementary School in a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by read aloud sessions with kindergarten students and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Foundation. Members of the media are encouraged to attend for event photographs and interviews.

What:  Franklin McKinley School District/Bring Me A Book Ribbon Cutting Ceremony launching the expansion of the San Jose Elementary School Library Initiative

Where:  G.W. Hellyer Elementary School, 725 Hellyer Avenue, San Jose 95111

When:  April 27 at 10:30 a.m.

Who:  Antonio Manning, Regional Executive, West/Southwest, Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The installation of the Bookcase Libraries is being provided through a $25,000 grant to BMAB from the JPMorgan Chase & Co., Foundation, which will place 16 kindergarten Bookcase Libraries in six Franklin McKinley schools in 2010. Each BMAB Bookcase Library features an open display bookcase filled with 30 new, hardcover, multicultural and age appropriate children's books. In addition to the new bookcases, the funding will provide First Teachers literacy workshops at each of the six schools to educate and inspire parents to read aloud with their children everyday.

"JPMorgan Chase places great value in education and will continue to invest in creative programs that keep kids engaged," said Antonio Manning, Regional Executive, West/Southwest, Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The $25,000 investment from JPMorgan Chase & Co., will continue the expansion of the San Jose Elementary School Library Initiative, which was first launched in 2005, to Franklin McKinley School District.  With earlier funding investments from the Applied Materials Foundation, Cisco Systems, Junior League of San Jose, The Summit League, and Yahoo, BMAB has placed a Bookcase Library in every kindergarten classroom in Alum Rock Unified School District, Luther Burbank School District, and San Jose Unified School District.  To date, investment funding has provided 220 Bookcase Libraries in 27 elementary schools and 80 First Teachers workshops to parents and caregivers of the children enrolled in these school sites.  In 2010 BMAB will provide all kindergarten classrooms in each of the Franklin McKinley School District's 14 elementary schools, with a Bookcase Library and a First Teachers workshop for parents and caregivers of students.

"The installation of the Bookcase Libraries through a generous grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation supports the District's initiative to encourage every student to read 25 books or more each year," said Dr. John Porter, Superintendent, Franklin McKinley School District. "As part of the Bring Me A Book Foundation's School Library Initiative, this has helped us in making this expectation a reality for all of our students."

The Bring Me A Book Foundation® is a 501 (c) (3) award winning literacy non profit headquartered in Mountain View, CA. Bring Me A Book provides easy access to the best children's books and inspires reading aloud. Bring Me A Book places libraries of books in state funded preschools, elementary schools (K – 3rd grade) and community centers and provides a First Teachers literacy training workshop for parents, teachers and caregivers.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Bring Me a Book Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. delSECUR CORPORATION Announces Agreement to Purchase the Intellectual Property Assets of the Corporation
2. delSECUR CORPORATION Announces Agreement to Purchase the Intellectual Property Assets of the Corporation
3. Fox Chase researchers uncover one force behind the MYC oncogene in many cancers
4. G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation funds purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for UMs Rosenstiel School
5. Dogs chase efficiently, but cats skulk counterintuitively
6. 1-hit event provides new opportunity for colon cancer prevention, say Fox Chase researchers
7. bioMETRX, Inc. Completes Sequiam Asset Purchase
8. Canyon County Idaho Sheriffs Office to Purchase Stinger S-200s
9. Fox Chase researchers discover a method for clamping down on a cancer-promoting enzyme
10. McPherson County Kansas to Purchase Stingers
11. U.S. Army and Navy Purchase Over 10,000 New Beretta M9 Pistols
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/5/2017)...  The Allen Institute for Cell Science today announces ... portal and dynamic digital window into the human cell. ... application of deep learning to create predictive models of ... a growing suite of powerful tools. The Allen Cell ... publicly available resources created and shared by the Allen ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... LOS ANGELES , March 30, 2017  On ... Hack the Genome hackathon at ... This exciting two-day competition will focus on developing health ... experience. Hack the Genome is ... has been tremendous. The world,s largest companies in the ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... , March 27, 2017  Catholic Health Services ... Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics for achieving Stage ... Model sm . In addition, CHS previously earned ... hospitals using an electronic medical record (EMR). ... high level of EMR usage in an outpatient ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... ComplianceOnline’s Medical Device Summit is back for its ... 2018 in San Francisco, CA. The Summit brings together current and former FDA office ... directors and government officials from around the world to address key issues in device ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... -- VMS BioMarketing, a leading provider of patient support solutions, has ... (CNE) network, which will launch this week. The VMS CNEs ... professionals to enhance the patient care experience by delivering peer-to-peer ... care professionals to help women who have been diagnosed and ... ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... Disappearing forests and increased emissions are the main ... people each year. Especially those living in larger cities are affected by air pollution ... of the most pollution-affected countries globally - decided to take action. , “I knew ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Florida (PRWEB) , ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to SBT-100, its novel anti-STAT3 ... for the treatment of osteosarcoma. SBT-100 is able to cross the cell membrane ...
Breaking Biology Technology: