Give a Toy This Christmas

by Mencia Foundation

So far we have not received any funds for this project. We have gathered information from some of the groups of children we will be helping this Christmas. We believe in this project. Having grown in the Dominican Republic, we are well aware of this need. 

In a 2008 study of academic achievement for 3rd and 6th grade students in 16 Latin American countries, the Dominican Republic came in dead last in the areas of math, reading and science (dominicandream.org). We believe that toys can provide children with some of the skills necesary to perform better in class. This is very easy to do and can have such a big impact in these children's lives. With about $20 we can make a difference and put a smile in one child's face this year. Please help us.

 

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Organization Information

Mencia Foundation

Location: Lawrence, Massachusetts - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.menciafoundation.org/​
Project Leader:
Angela Gutierrez
project manager
El Paso, TX United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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