We’re Raising $$ to Provide Summer Math and Reading Tutors for Local Children!

By Norwalk Public Library Foundation

Norwalk

71 %

$1070.00

Donated towards $1500.00 Goal

20

Donors

Ended on
July 10, 2018

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Help us provide free summer math and reading tutoring to local students, to close the achievement gap!

More than 80% of children from economically disadvantaged communities can lose one to three months’ worth of reading skills over the summer. Decreases in math skills occur as well. These deficits persist and compound, resulting in an achievement gap between these students and their wealthier counterparts. This program aims to prevent the summer slide for at least 25 elementary school students so every student can succeed in school.

The Homework HELP Program provides free tutoring to elementary school students at the Norwalk Public Library South Norwalk Branch. Tutors are selected to support, nurture, and guide elementary students. They provide structured one-on-one attention, encouragement, and direct-instruction of reading and math content.

Funds will be used to hire, train, and pay…
• 2 qualified, experienced tutors (1 for reading and 1 for math)
• 1 site supervisor (CT DOE Certified Teacher)

At least 25 students will meet with tutors two hours weekly over the course of eight weeks in the summer.

Cost to provide summer math and reading tutors for local children: $1,500

Thank you for your donation. Your entire donation made on The Impact Vine is tax-deductible. The donation (less a 2.9% payment processing fee and 30 cents per donation) goes directly to the 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization listed on this page and is directed toward the project detailed above. If you give an optional donation to The Impact Vine, thank you for your tax- deductible gift which provides critical funding that we need to operate our website. You will receive an email which serves as a receipt of your entire tax-deductible contribution. Thank you again!

 

One response to “We’re Raising $$ to Provide Summer Math and Reading Tutors for Local Children!”

  1. Eve Kessler says:

    Helping you meet your goal.

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One response to “We’re Raising $$ to Provide Summer Math and Reading Tutors for Local Children!”

  1. Eve Kessler says:

    Helping you meet your goal.

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Donors (20)

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SPED*NET Wilton, Special Education Network of Wilton, Ltd.
$300
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Anonymous
$18
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Lelah Baker-Rabe
$12
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Anonymous
$100
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Maria Sileo
$50
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JMWilliams
$10
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Anonymous
$20
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Santosh Chavan
$100
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Cheryl Carlesimo
$50
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Sue R. Taube
$25
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Kenneth Werner
$50
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Diane Schlinkert
$100
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Susan Serven
$10
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Anthony Todman
$25
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K. Paulk
$25
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Anonymous
$25
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Maya Gasuk
$25
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Travis Simms
$50
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Barbara Zerzan
$50
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Barbara Meyer-Mitchell
$25