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Greater Essex County District School Board
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Schools Receive KidStart Grants

Windsor Essex Community Foundation logo.jpgSeven GECDSB schools have been awarded $500 KidStart Grants from the WindsorEssex Community Foundation.

The money will be used to fund class projects "that will impact the class, the school and the community in a positive way." The students have developed partnerships with local organizations to carry out their ideas. They submitted their plans to the WECF and have received $500 each for their activities.

  • A.V. Graham P.S. (Tecumseh) Grade 8: to fund the creation of Canvas Care Kits to benefit families at the Hospice of Windsor
  • Colchester North P.S. (Essex) Grades 1-8: to fund their Knitting Club Needs to support the Essex Food Bank
  • Coronation P.S. (Windsor) Grades 5/6: to fund their Wrapped in Warmth project to benefit Street Help Homeless Centre
  • Princess Elizabeth P.S. (Windsor) Music class: to fund their Intergenerational Community Partnership to benefit residents at Sunrise Retirement Home
  • Giles Campus French Immersion P.S. (Windsor) Grade 5: to fund their I Care Calming KIts to benefit children at the Welcome Centre for Women
  • Tecumseh Vista Academy (Tecumseh) Grade 3: to fund their Grandpals Intergenerational Club to benefit seniors living at Tecumseh Extendicare
  • Tecumseh Vista Academy (Tecumseh): to fund their Grandpal Program to benefit seniors at Heron terrace