FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Grant supports children and families
TOPEKA, KANSAS – Topeka Collegiate has selected the YWCA as a recipient of the Collegiate Cares COVID-19 Grant.
“The YWCA continues to provide childcare for the children of essential workers,” said Dr. Lyn Rantz, Head of School. “We’re grateful for all that they do for our community and are pleased to support them in this small way.”
“We are so grateful for the generosity and commitment of Topeka Collegiate to providing continued access to quality childcare during the safer-at-home orders,” said YWCA CEO Kathleen Marker. “This grant will allow us to purchase the necessary laptops and webcams needed in order to continue to provide academic and social-emotional support in our Youth Services programs while we continue to adapt to best meet our community’s needs.”
“This grant will allow us to purchase the necessary laptops and webcams needed in order to continue to provide academic and social-emotional support in our Youth Services programs while we continue to adapt to best meet our community’s needs.” – Kathleen Marker, YWCA CEO
As the only independent college preparatory school in the region, Topeka Collegiate’s mission is to prepare students for advanced education, successful careers and responsible citizenship through a commitment to academic excellence and humanitarian ideals. To learn more, visit www.topekacollegiate.org.
YWCA Northeast Kansas is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all through various programs including the Early Learning Center, the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, the YWCA Leadership Academy, and racial justice and advocacy programming which served over 11,000 women, children, and individuals in Shawnee, Jackson, and Wabaunsee counties in 2019. To learn more, visit www.ywcaneks.org
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