FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Frank Malifrando, Chief Development and Public Affairs Office:510-768-3115
Catholic Charities of the East Bay will receive a $200,000 grant from Chevron Richmond for Project Access
Project ACCESS advances child care education and student success by providing training, career and other support services for non-native speakers of English who want to enter and advance in the Early Childhood Education field.
In a letter announcing the grant, Andrea Bailey, Community Engagement Manager of Chevron Richmond, wrote:
Due to the high quality of received proposals, the review process was very competitive. The committee received ll applications and decided to fund three projects. After a thorough and careful consideration of your proposal . . . the committee has decided to fund your proposal for Project ACCESS Mentoring Program in the amount of $200,000.
As an expression of our Chevron Way values, We believe that supporting local communities is our
responsibility as a good neighbor. Chevron Richmond is committed to making social investments that
Will improve the quality of life for Richmond/W est County residents through expanding opportunities for youth, education and economic development. Chevron focuses on funding results-oriented organizations, enabling our contributions to have a greater impact in the community.
We greatly honor the Work you are doing in the Richmond/W est County community and encourage you to continue to present your ideas to us on how – Working in partnership We can find Ways to increase and sustain community economic viability through comprehensive services that improve family self-sufficiency and help small businesses create and sustain jobs.
The award will formally be presented onDecember 19, 2012.
Catholic Charities of the East Bay helps to meet the survival needs of the poor and vulnerable amongst us. We have served Alameda and Contra Costa counties for over 75 years, and we are known and trusted for compassionate provision of basic human services.
Directed by our faith, Catholic Charities of the East Bay lifts people out of poverty by promoting self-sufficiency, strengthening families, and supporting safe and just communities.
For further information, please contact the Public Affairs Department at Catholic Charities of the East Bay at 510-768-3115. Additional information on CCEB services can be found at www.cceb.org