Tag: education

Oct 2

Ventura County Star: Grant helps nonprofit provide more tutoring

Ventura County Star Article: Marketing Director Sinead Chilton at her tutoring session

 

School on Wheels is featured in a Ventura County Star article about a $15,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund earlier this year. Grants like these, along with donations, help us reach more students in more locations.

Terrie Soto, School on Wheels’ Regional Coordinator for Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, said she believes the nonprofit can have far-reaching effects on young people. “I really believe filling in the educational gaps will help them overcome obstacles in life and hopefully break the cycle of homelessness for these children,” Soto said. “And you can tell that everyone involved is doing it to help the homeless children in the community.”

Read the full article here (subscription required).

Aug 27

Pechanga Raises Money for School on Wheels

Pechanga Raises Money for School on Wheels

 

Pechanga Band of Mission Indians recently hosted the 16th annual Pechanga Charity Golf Classic and raised more than $100,000 for the Semper Fi Fund, School on Wheels, Operation SafeHouse, and United Friends of the Children. This donation will help School on Wheels reach more students in the Inland Empire and beyond.

Read much more about the event at Indian Country Today Media Network.com

May 29

“LAUSD Homeless” on SoCal Insider

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About 15,000 LA school kids are officially homeless, living in a shelter, car, abandoned building or other temporary setup. David Nazar reports on Los Angeles Unified School District’s new program to deal with this shocking problem and talks to school officials, homeless kids and their parents. The segment includes an interview with School on Wheels Program Director, Matt Raab.

Click the image above to go directly to the video.

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