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Community Knights awards $10,550 in grants to Phoebus High School clubs and PTSA
Community Knights, a non-profit organization, has awarded $10,550 in grants to five Phoebus High School clubs and teams, along with the PTSA.
“Teresa (Michener), treasurer of the organization, and I love working with public schools like Phoebus High School because we feel that helping students engage in extracurricular activities they are passionate about is one key component to raising graduation rates and improving outcomes for students after graduation,” said Jennifer Brown, president of Community Knights Inc. “Our GIFT program also gives both students and parents a very tangible way to participate in improving these offerings in their school.”
The following is a breakdown of how funds were distributed:
First Robotics Team - $4,500
Track Team - $4,000
Wrestling Team - $350
Culinary Arts - $500
Class of 2016 - $100
PTSA - $1,100
Community Knights, Inc. Vision Statement:
Community Knights is committed to identifying the needs of small local nonprofit and public school organizations as well as the populations they serve and finding innovative ways to help them meet these needs collaboratively. We are also dedicated to identifying service gaps for underserved populations within our community and, through the development of a nonprofit incubator, support and educate start up organizations to fill unmet needs within our community.
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