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The Clarissa Manuel Foundation in partnership with Bridge Builder Foundation donates to LBUSD
500 earphones with microphones and whiteboards donated to every student at Barton Elementary School in the Long Beach Unified School District during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
By: The Clarissa Manuel Foundation
The Clarissa Manuel Foundation is a public non-profit organization focused on preventing the further deterioration of the community through educational and enrichment programs. The foundation is named in honor of Clarissa Manuel (1952-2009) who is a Golden Life Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a Silver Life Member of the NAACP. The Clarissa Manuel Foundation launched Young Cultivated Minds of the Future (YCMF) in January 2020, with the mission of promoting academic awareness, tools for physical/mental health and wellbeing, and building a stronger financial future among youth. Additionally, the Clarissa Manuel Foundation has continued to provide scholarships to university students annually since 2012. Bridge Builders Foundation has a mission to remove the barriers of race, poverty, ignorance and despair, through mentoring, educational support, health care awareness, and community uplift. Bridge Builders Foundation has multiple programs under their youth component, which includes: Thriving Under the Influence Program, Dr. Ernest E. Just Science Program, and the Distance Learning Program. Bridge Builders Foundation has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships to African American male youth.
Contact Clarissa Manuel Foundation at www.clarissamanuelfoundation.org and Bridge Builders Foundation at www.bridgebuildersla.org.
Page Updated Last on: Sep 30, 2020