Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy received a great gift from Kumon, a new Library. Kumon hopes the excitement over the new library and books will encourage reading by the students. At a dedication ceremony each student can pick on book from the new library to keep for themselves. Kumon representatives said they hope their donation will encourage business and organizations to invest in children’s literacy. Kumon’s donation is part of their annual book drive, which this year raised more than 12,000 books. You can read more here.
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The Harlem Children’s zone that worked to raise over $50 million last year, just received a gift from Goldman Sachs Gives for $20 million. The Children’s Zone plans to build a 134,600-square-foot new school that would educated and provide 1,200 k-6 students will all the necessary resources for a positive foundation. You can read the full story here.