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MLK, Peres, Richmond schools benefit from Danville kids giving

By Robert Rogers
Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 5:19 pm in Cities, Contra Costa County, Richmond, Schools.

 PRESS RELEASE

 

Danville elementary school students learn the value of giving, by making sure other less fortunate students in Richmond have a happy holiday season.

 

                     WHAT/WHO: Sycamore Valley Elementary School is partnering with Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary to help 28 needy families. This event is called, “Adopt A Family” and it’s run through the San Ramon Valley Unified School District’s, Sister School Program. It is aPTArun program, partneringschools within SRVUSD with other schools in aneighboring disadvantaged area in the East Bay. The program’s mission is to foster philanthropy within our youth. Students are directly involved in helping other students in need, by actively participating in programs throughout the school year. Sycamore is one of 32 schools participating in the Sister School program this year.

 

                     WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, December 13th, 2013

                              -We will be loading up 2 moving vans at Sycamore Elementary School in Danville, between8:15am-9am

                              -We then caravan over to MLK Jr. Elementary in Richmond and unload all the donations.

                              -There will be students from both schools helping with this process as well as a few families who will receive the donations.

 Also: Susan Barrington, a substitute principal at Perez Elementary School in Richmond, said donations of bikes, toys and other things from folks/kids at SRV High School in Danville happens tomorrow

                     CONTACT: Kim Lonergan for more information at: mail2kimy@yahoo.com

 

 

                     Sycamore Elementary: 2200 Holbrook Drive, Danville

                     MLK Jr. Elementary: 234 South 39th Street, Richmond

 

 

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  • Christine

    I would like to make a donation to families in need at MLK…is there someone I can contact at this late date?
    Christine

  • robert rogers

    yes. please contact school directly thank you.

    phone is: Tel: (510)231-1403