Funds lifted during ‘Read Across America’ to support Kumu’s Cupboard

March 3, 2017 - School Supplies

Funds lifted during Read Across America to support Kumus Cupboard

Funds lifted during ‘Read Across America’ to support Kumu’s Cupboard

Stacie Chiba-Miguel, a Kukui Grove partner manager, is assimilated by unite representatives, Stephanie Shinno, Charlene Garcia, Conrad Rualizo, Lilli Conant, Faith Campbell, and Abbi Santos, and Robyn Keawe of Kumu’s Cupboard in presenting a final accounting of Back to School Bash to Dept. of Education propagandize principals, Tuesday during a principals’ assembly during a state building.



Posted: Friday, Mar 3, 2017 12:45 am

Funds lifted during ‘Read Across America’ to support Kumu’s Cupboard

Dennis Fujimoto – The Garden Island

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LIHUE — Partial deduction from Saturday’s “Read Across America” will advantage Kumu’s Cupboard, a nonprofit volunteer-driven apparatus providing giveaway propagandize reserve and resources to teachers.

“Usborne Books has committed to giving 50 percent of a deduction — not in cash, though in titles,” pronounced Stacie Chiba-Miguel, a partner manager during a Kukui Grove Center. “This goes to assistance Kumu’s Cupboard who we demeanour brazen to being some-more concerned in this year’s Back to School Bash.”

Read Across America takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during a Kukui Grove Center Stage area and will underline guest readers, books for readers of all ages, a accumulation of keiki party and activities, doorway prizes and more.

Kumu’s Cupboard also got a launch during a Back to School Bash in 2016.

“We are looking brazen to some-more impasse with Kumu’s Cupboard for this year’s eventuality that will take place on Jul 22,” Chiba-Miguel said. “This eventuality has turn a good village eventuality that focuses on Kauai’s keiki since it is a usually open eventuality where Kauai propagandize students can obtain giveaway propagandize reserve to start their year off right.”

Organizers presented a final accounting of Back to School Bash to Department of Education propagandize principals Tuesday during a principals’ assembly during a state building.

Chiba-Miguel pronounced Kauai is a usually island in a state giving out giveaway propagandize reserve but qualification.

There were 3,000 people who incited out for a 2016 event, an boost of 1,000 people from 2015.

Volunteers fabricated 1,900 propagandize supply bags, an boost of 700 bags from a year before. With a further of new equipment for this year that enclosed binders and glue sticks, a value of any propagandize supply bag went out during scarcely $27 per bag, an boost in value from a $14.41 in 2015.

“We additionally set aside bags for a YWCA of Kauai preserve for women and children. They have 36 school-aged children and a final of these bags will be delivered to them, shortly,” Chiba-Miguel said.

The costs of providing propagandize reserve to a children was common between 24 sponsors, including a pretension unite Hawaii Medical Service Association, who total to lift $40,000.

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