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Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19

by James Dean Byrd Foundation Inc
Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19
Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19
Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19
Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19
Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19
Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19
Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19
Help 100 Students Stay in School through COVID-19
Aug 6, 2020

Thirty-Six Students Sponsored and Thriving!

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Creative Activities from Home

When the pandemic hit during our summer vacation we knew that this was going to be a particularly difficult year in so many ways. At first we weren't sure if the school would be able to continue at all. About half of the school's income comes from tuition and the other half is fundraising by the James Dean Byrd Foundation. With the sever lockdown here, most of our families were no longer able to work and didn't have savings to count on. Many told us that they would have no choice but to withdraw their children because they knew they wouldn't be able pay their part. 

With the first hurtle, the matriculation fee, we received over 30 donated matriculation fees! This guarenteed that we could open our doors, and stay open when other private schools in our area have closed!

Then, between GlobalGiving and local Ecuadorian sponsors in Quito, we now have 36 students with full or half scholarships that are able to continue studying with Los Algarrobos and enure that the school stays open for the rest of the school year and into the future! The families that have received help are those that would not have been able to continue, we are so grateful that they are still with us! 

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James Dean Byrd Foundation Inc

Location: Green Cove Springs, FL - USA
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Rachel Isser
Green Cove Springs, FL United States

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