Browns broach ‘Special Teams Packages’ in an bid to accelerate propagandize attendance
December 7, 2017 - School Supplies
Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey and descent lineman Marcus Martin digested into a second-grade category during George Washington Carver Elementary School with palliate as partial of a revisit to a propagandize Tuesday afternoon.
They were there to support a “Special Teams Package” wardrobe program, a partnership with Shoes and Clothes for Kids (SC4K) and a Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) to support propagandize assemblage by providing propagandize uniforms, daily wardrobe equipment and propagandize supplies. In further to phenomenon those packages, Kirksey and Martin review to roughly 20 second-grade students, played games and smiled for photos.
“It means a lot to me to be that certain purpose indication to these kids,” Kirksey said.
“A lot of people don’t comprehend that when people are blank propagandize and things like that, they might not have garments to wear, so when we see kids’ faces light adult when they get a new span of pants, a new shirt or a elementary things like socks, propagandize supplies, toothpaste, toothbrush, that unequivocally is usually something special to see.”
A long-standing partner of a Browns, Shoes and Clothes for Kids is a usually non-profit classification in Greater Cleveland that provides new propagandize uniforms, shoes, garments and propagandize reserve by a year to thousands of children in need during no charge. This past summer, Uniform for Kids (U4K) joined with SC4K, permitting them to embody propagandize uniforms into their placement of simple wardrobe to partners.
As evidenced Tuesday, Shoes and Clothes for Kids, a Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Browns Give Back have collaborated to yield uniforms, clothing, boots and propagandize reserve to students opposite a segment in support of CMSD’s “Get 2 School, You Can Make It!” assemblage campaign. Through a “Special Teams Packages” partnership with a Browns, SC4K expects to offer some-more than 3,000 students by a finish of this propagandize year in fixing with a partnership’s efforts to assistance yield resources and discharge barriers to encourage certain training environments for all students.
“Our idea is to discharge barriers to kids stealing to school,” pronounced Tracy Jemison, a house authority of Shoes and Clothes for Kids. “So what we’ve finished with a partnership with CMSD and a Cleveland Browns is put together a Special Teams Package which, as we usually saw, is radically a week’s value of giveaway propagandize uniforms, socks, underwear, a infrequent outfit and a boots present label so these kids can get to propagandize and not have to worry about what they’re going to wear.”
CMSD marks assemblage for students who accept a “Special Teams Package” as partial of a “Get 2 School, You Can Make It!” debate to record a impact of new wardrobe on propagandize attendance. Through a research, CMSD schooled students who are chronically absent are related to reduce educational opening and graduation rates and is essay to urge altogether assemblage by a campaign, along with a support of a Browns and SC4K.
“We know one of a reasons a kids don’t come to propagandize is since they don’t have adequate purify garments that are prepared for school, and so when we talked to a Browns, they partnered with us and Shoes and Clothes for Kids,” CMSD CEO Eric Gordon said.
“We know when we yield this clothing, we boost tyro assemblage for that child between 3 and 24 percent, it has a outrageous impact for a kids.”
Education is a core concentration area of Browns Give Back, and a Cleveland Browns Foundation supports this idea by financial grants and other resources to internal preparation non-profits to safeguard girl in Northeast Ohio accept a preparation and growth they need as a substructure for autonomy and success.
Browns Give Back has identified 3 areas of impact for preparation – propagandize attendance, early training and college and career willingness – with a idea of identifying opportunities, stealing barriers and providing support for students to commission them for long-term success.
That’s because a “Special Teams Package” is such a vicious partial of that mission.
“We’ve worked on a module for over a year now,” pronounced Renee Harvey, clamp boss of a Cleveland Browns Foundation, “but to see a earthy essence being non-stop by a students, and to see how concrete a equipment are and a peculiarity of a items, it was really monumental and it was really heart-warming and moving to assistance us hopefully continue to do more.”