The Longview midday Rotary Club just lately offered a $5,000 test to United Way of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties Director Sabrina Kochprapha.
Singer, songwriter, actress and businesswoman Dolly Parton began the DPILP to spice up kids’s literacy. United Way manages the native program the place a e-book a month is mailed to kids in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties who’re youthful than 5 years previous and who’re enrolled in this system. The program is made potential with funding and help from native Rotary golf equipment.
The Longview membership has a powerful literacy focus with its members “actively facilitating students learning to/loving to read,” states a press launch from the membership. Many of the membership’s literacy initiatives function along with native colleges, so it “seemed like a natural extension of this dedication to literacy for the club to become an ongoing sponsor of DPILP,” notes the discharge.
Over the previous 4 years and with the newest donation, the Longview midday Rotary Club has donated $35,000 in help of the DPILP.
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According to the press launch, 3,227 kids in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties are enrolled in this system which constitutes 50% of the 0 to 5-year-old inhabitants. Another 2,285 kids graduated from this system after they turned 5 years previous.
Since this system started in 2018, 119,567 books have been distributed in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties, states the discharge.