The California village received a $ 10,000 grant from the Rite Aid Foundation as part of its Giving Tuesday 2021 grant award.
The grant will be used to help village classrooms recover from enrollment losses linked to COVID-19, according to a press release from the villages.
“The Village is committed to providing high quality early childhood education and this grant will help us continue to provide an exceptional level of care and education to the young children in our care,” said Cherie. Sears, President of the Village.
The Village is one of some 500 partner charities across the country that receive a Tuesday I Give grant from the Rite Aid Foundation. Grants are funded by the KidCents Client Fundraising Program. This year’s total foundation allocation was $ 4.8 million.
“The Village shares the benevolent commitment of the Rite Aid Foundation to creating healthier and more equitable neighborhoods,” said Matthew DeCamara, executive director of the Rite Aid Foundation, a public charity established by Rite Aid in 2001. deep realities of racial inequalities and health disparities through their own methods and strategies – and did so during an unprecedented public health crisis that significantly disrupted normal programming, fundraising events and operations daily. We are grateful to support their important work and uplift our neighborhoods together.
The village is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Students aged 6 weeks to 5 years learn from teachers through creative play. Scholarships are available on Liberty Street for children whose parents are full-time students in high school, college, trade school, or other vocational training. Scholarships are available at the Rutledge Institute for children aged 3 to 5 whose parents are eligible based on family income.
At Liberty Street, Child Care Works grants are accepted and other parents can pay market rates.