P-2381

Amigos Extension Program

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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Larchmont, NY

Total Budget: $6,500

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: Literacy

Summary: To establish an extension of the Amigos Literacy Program to benefit up to 24 low-income hispanic children ages 9-13.


The Community Resource Center {CRC} (formerly Hispanic Resource Center) was founded in 1998 to promote the cultural, economic, educational and professional integration of immigrants to the already established larger community and to advocate for those in need. They aim to provide the tools to prepare new immigrant families to become self-sufficient and active members of the community. The Rotary Club of Larchmont seeks to partner with CRC to provide an extension site of the Amigos Literacy Program.

Thirty-three percent of the children attending the Mamaroneck-Larchmont Schools are of Hispanic origin. The Amigos Literacy program currently exists in the Mamaroneck Avenue School and serves approximately 20 low-income Hispanic children. The program currently has a waiting list of more than 5 children. The program strives to provide bi-lingual books and tutoring services to children that require English As A Second Language educational services. The program trains volunteer to assist children gain mastery of written and oral English. The extension site would be located in the Community Resource Center facility on Centre Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY.

The program would be called "The Amigos Extension Program"

• Approximate number of children to be served; 24

• Current number of children on waitlist - 5

• Ages of children (range) - 9-11

• School-Year or Full-Year program - School Year

• Types of supplies needed - Snacks, books appropriate for age group, participation supplies (shirt, book bags, certificates, books to give away, etc)

• # of volunteer mentors needed: 20-25 - would include Rotarians & friends of Rotarians

Project Contact Person

District: 7230

Rotary Club of: Larchmont

Primary Contact: Marion Anderson

Email: marion.anderson@heartsong.org

Project Status

Approved
This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".

Project listed for the 2018-19 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Larchmont (7230)

30-Jun-18

$2,500

$2,500

$5,000

Larchmont (7230)

19-Sep-18

$1,500

$0

$1,500

Total

$4,000

$2,500

$6,500

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History Log Entries

30-Jun-18

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

19-Sep-18

by Marion Anderson

System Entry: Pledge of $1,500 by Marion Anderson of the Rotary Club of Larchmont, District 7230.

19-Sep-18

by Marion Anderson

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.

4-Oct-18

by Marion Anderson

System Entry: Project signed by Marion Anderson.

4-Oct-18

by Mary Shackleton

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.

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