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Acacia,llc grace community united methodist church-3607

  1. 1. The New Room is a non-profit 501-c3 organization. Tax group number: GEN2573
  2. 2. NEW ROOM FOCUS ON LITERACY
  3. 3. NEW ROOM FOCUS ON LITERACY RATIONAL •  Prison populations are projected by the number of children who are below reading grade level by the end of the third grade! •  Children below grade level at the end of 3rd grade are at high risk to drop out of school. •  The quality of the future workforce in our community is dependent upon literacy.
  4. 4. NEW ROOM LITERACY PROGRAMS •  After-School Tutoring •  Literacy Instruction Tutors •  Summer Enhancement
  5. 5. AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING •  Primary focus on reading •  Ensuring students met their dibble (grade level) reading standards •  Math •  Science •  Language Arts
  6. 6. SUMMER ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM •  Held during June and July, 3 days a week for 4 hours a day •  Focus on reading, math, and arts •  Provide supplemental nutrition
  7. 7. •  Uses Read Well Program with Ticket to Read technology component •  Volunteers tutor at Midway Elementary School •  For 1st and 2nd graders •  Has 10 Volunteers
  8. 8. •  I N T E R N E T A C C E S S •  E D U C A T I O N A L S O F T W A R E •  S T I P E N D F O R S U M M E R I N T E R N S •  E D U C A T I O N A L S U P P L I E S •  L U N C H A N D S N A C K S •  R E A D W E L L 1 T E A C H E R K I T •  T I C K E T T O R E A D C O M P U T E R W E B S I T E •  2 4 R E A D W E L L 1 S T U D E N T P A C K A G E •  1 R E A D W E L L T E A C H E R P A C K A G E
  9. 9. QUESTION 1 Who did you serve and what did you accomplish that day? We served a group of elementary age students in an afterschool tutoring program at the New Room. We were able to teach the students computer fundamentals. We provided dinner afterwards for the students and community at our Bountiful Table. We average feeding 80 community members .
  10. 10. QUESTION 2 What are your teams plan for ongoing relationship with the nonprofit? Our intent is to deepen our relationship by providing equipment and services for high speed internet, tutorial, and educational needs.
  11. 11. QUESTION 3 What would your nonprofit do if they won part of the prize money? By purchasing the educational needs and services itemized in this submission, we will be able to expand our three programs.
  12. 12. VISION AND IMPACT WE CALCULATE THAT A GIFT OF $14,000.00 WILL ALLOW US TO PURCHASE THE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND SERVICES PRESENTED IN THIS SUBMISSION TO INCREASE THE IMPACT OF OUR EFFORTS FOR LITERACY.

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