City of Pittsburg Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

PITTSBURG, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $17,500 grant from the City of Pittsburg’s Special Alcohol Fund. Funding from this grant will go to support the students that CIS of Mid-America is currently serving at Pittsburg, KS schools.

“We are grateful for the ongoing support from the United Way of the Flint Hills,” said Jenn Falletti, CIS of Mid-America Lead Student Support Coordinator at Lakeside Elementary School. “Together, we are all in for kids!”

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

About the City of Pittsburg

Pittsburg is home to a diverse population of people who thrive as entrepreneurs, seek adventure through outdoor recreation, and welcome neighbors into our inviting community. We are hardworking and focused on a single purpose- to make this a better place to live, work, and play. Learn more at