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ERIC Number: EJ997947
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-May
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Grassroots Philanthropy on the Prairie
Marshall, Joanne M.
Phi Delta Kappan, v93 n8 p34-38 May 2012
The Boone Hope Foundation has given away over $130,000 in gift cards, rent checks, and eyeglasses--all targeted to help students with emergency needs related to food, clothing, shelter, and healthcare in its rural Iowa community. This is the story of teachers from a typical Midwestern school--relatively small and certainly not affluent--who have thought innovatively about involving their community and its resources to help the students they share in common by starting their own philanthropy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Iowa