Capital Area United Way Announces Funding for Livingston Parish Schools
BATON ROUGE, LA (November 15, 2016) – Capital Area United Way recently donated $28,604 to Livingston Parish Schools for flood relief. This donation was made possible through a generous contribution from the Tu Bi Foundation and Louisiana Association of United Ways (LAUW), The amount will be split between Denham Springs Freshman High and Denham Springs High School to aid in rebuilding efforts from damage sustained in the August flooding.
“Education is a cornerstone in United Way’s mission, and we are thankful for the Tu Bi Foundation and LAUW for aiding in rebuilding our education institutions that were damaged due to the flooding,” said George Bell, President/CEO of Capital Area United Way. “The quicker the students return to their schools, the quicker they will feel at home again in their community. I am proud that United Way is a piece of that rebuilding.”
For more information in Capital Area United Way’s flood relief efforts visit www.cauw.org/flood
Livingston Parish Schools Check Presentation image: Left to right are Jaci Fitzmorris, Capital Area United Way Corporate Relationship Manager; Thay Dao Quang representing the Tu Bi Foundation; George Bell, President and CEO of Capital Area United Way; Kelly Jones, Principal of Denham Springs High School; Ken Magee, Principal of Denham Springs Freshman High School; Serena Turner, Library and Text Books Instructional Supervisor and United Way Campaign Coordinator; and Jody Purvis, High School Instructional Supervisor.
Capital Area United Way
Capital Area United Way works to create a community where everyone is empowered to achieve their full potential. CAUW is leading a movement to focus donated resources on programs that have significant impact within our communities; to move the needle by addressing our greatest needs. We are creating a pattern of real change by putting people in a position to achieve their full potential. Our efforts focus on impacting our communities in the areas of: education, income stability, health, basic needs, and community level strategies. To see the impact and learn how you can be the one, please visit ThePowerOf1United.org.