Philanthropy

Our EWI Denver Chapter is involved throughout the year in a variety of philanthropic endeavors. Here is just a sample:

  • Our annual ASIST Scholarship is for Adult Students In Scholastic Transition
  • We collected toys & gifts to donate to the Federation for the Blind for the Holidays
  • We collected and donated over a 100 braille books to the Anchor Center for Blind Children
  • We collected school supplies throughout the year to donate to Westview Elementary School in the Fall as school got underway.  See the pic below.

Westview Elementary School Supply Drop off Sep 2017

  • Once again we had a very successful Reading Rally at Westview Elementary School in Northglenn on May 17, 2017. Nearly 500 students received their own copy of a book by local author Jeffrey Bennett in a drawstring back pack.

Book:  The Max Science Adventure series books break down the boundary that has traditionally separated large format picture books from books that focus on science education. The beautifully illustrated stories appeal to all ages as Max (the dog) and his friends use their space adventures to bring a message of inspiration and hope to the human race.

Assembly:  Author Jeffrey Bennett gave a complimentary presentation to the entire school providing them with great information about how he is inspired to write. 

http://www.jeffreybennett.com/category/jeff-media/video/school-presentations/

2017 EWI Reading Rally_with Author Jeff Bennett

 

To read about 2016’s event, CLICK HERE

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