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INK! receives grant funding from Altrusa International St. Augustine to encourage early literacy
Altrusa International Foundation, Inc. and Altrusa International St. Augustine, Inc. has granted $4,000 to benefit the INK! (Investing in Kids), Five Learning Years (FLY) program which provides small group literacy intervention.
By: INK! (Investing in Kids)
Altrusa Club members will be participating in the program with volunteers to help teachers and students with school supplies, fundraising events, community assistance opportunities, and social media, as indicated on the organization's website. Altrusa International of St. Augustine, Inc. was organized in 1959 as an extension of the Altrusa Club of Jacksonville, and Altrusa International which was founded in 1917. "The Club's mission comes from the word altruism. We practice an unselfish regard for the welfare of others in local communities and throughout the world," said Eileen Holden, president of Altrusa International St. Augustine. For more information about Altrusa and membership, visit the web site at www.altrusastaugustine.org.
In addition, INK! participates in several matching campaigns, and applies for multiple grants throughout the year to ensure the commitment of FLY and other programs with Northrop Grumman, Marsh Creek Women's Association, Buckingham Smith Benevolent Association, Dollar General Literacy grant, Wells Fargo, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, and Flagler Health, to name a few.
INK! provides innovative resources to support academic success for all St. Johns County public schools. The office is located at 1 Christopher St. in St. Augustine. For more information, contact Donna Lueders at 904-547-7120 or email Donna.Lueders@