P-2378

Mesa Dictionary Project

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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Mesa, Arizona

Total Budget: $6,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: Literacy

Summary: 2,000 dictionaries provided to the most needy students in the Mesa, Arizona Public School System


With direct input from the Mesa School Superintendent, We have identified 3,200 third grade students most in need of basic literacy tools. Our club expects to help 2,400 of these students by purchasing, labeling and distributing these dictionaries to these students in September, 2018. These dictionaries are often their first book. Many students in this population do not have the basics at home(such as a dictionary, ruler, or pencils); computers with internet access are few and far between for this population. We will purchase dictionaries,labels and bookmarks and distribute them by November, 2018. Mesa Rotarians will meet to label, organize and distribute the dictionaries to each participating elementary school. Our project includes a 1 hour Assembly at each school,hosted and directed by our Rotarians. We introduce the students to the basic methods and literacy tools available within their dictionaries. Our budget will fund 2,400 dictionaries.

Project Contact Person

District: 5495

Rotary Club of: Mesa

Primary Contact: Ben Yanofsky

Email: byanofsky@aol.com

Project Status

Paid
This project is "Paid". This means that the funds from the district have been issued. This project is now being ready for implementation. When this is done, a report needs to be uploaded on the project page and the "Reported" button needs to be clicked, then the status of the project will be changed to "Reported".

Project listed for the 2018-19 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Mesa (5495)

30-Jun-18

$4,000

$2,000

$6,000

Total

$4,000

$2,000

$6,000

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History Log Entries

30-Jun-18

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

30-Jun-18

by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.

30-Jun-18

System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Ben Yanofsky.

30-Jun-18

by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.

1-Dec-18

by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.

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