TOPEKA, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from Evergy. The funds will be used to support programs in the following communities in Kansas served by CIS: Chanute, El Dorado, Emporia, Fort Scott, Independence, Marysville, Neodesha, Ottawa, Parsons, Pittsburg, Topeka, and Uniontown. This grant will also support our programs in Kansas City, Missouri.
Communities In Schools of Mid-America focuses its work in schools and beyond, connecting at-risk students with community resources – such as food, clothing, school supplies, and medical care – to help remove barriers to their academic success.
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 central 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.
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