PITTSBURG, KANSAS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $1,500 grant from Walmart Store #5791 in Pittsburg, KS. The funds will be used to support CIS of Mid-America programming in Pittsburg Community Schools.
Together, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation generally provide more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind to support programs that align with our philanthropic priorities. This philanthropic approach is rooted in the company’s mission to create opportunity, so people can live better. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation strive to systematically address some of the biggest economic, environmental, and social challenges faced in the world today.
About Communities In Schools of Mid-America®
Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™), is part of the nation’s largest organization dedicated to empowering underserved students to stay in school and on a path to a brighter future. We do whatever it takes to ensure that all kids – regardless of the challenges they may face – have what they need to realize their potential. The CIS of Mid-America™ network, with its main office in Lawrence, KS, provides services in 70 schools to approximately 39,000 students each year by placing Student Support Coordinators directly inside the schools to work with students. Learn more at www.cismidamerica.org.