This extremely generous donation from the Wisdom Family Foundation will make a tremendous difference in the lives of U-46's homeless students. It will allow them to have the same opportunities as every other student, and will help to give them every opportunity to succeed
Elgin, IL (PRWEB) August 22, 2009
Wisdom Adhesives, North America's top mid-sized manufacturer of high performance, environmentally safe industrial adhesives, announces that their Wisdom Family Foundation has made a $10,000.00 donation to the U-46 Educational Foundation to support children and families within the U-46 school district through the Project Access program.
"This extremely generous donation from the Wisdom Family Foundation will make a tremendous difference in the lives of U-46's homeless students. It will allow them to have the same opportunities as every other student, and will help to give them every opportunity to succeed," says Maggie Dempsey, Project Access Coordinator/ School District U-46 Homeless Liaison.
The Wisdom Family Foundation, established in 2008 to support children and families in the greater Elgin area, will provide financial support to Project Access. Project Access ensures that all homeless children and youth in the district have equal access to equal education and services. Project Access offers vital services that encourage homeless children to stay in school by: making all before and after school programs accessible to each child, providing tutoring, providing school supplies, coordinating efforts with community agencies to provide basic needs for families and students, acting as advocates for children and families, and creating awareness of and encouraging sensitivity to the issues that the families/students confront daily.
"We believe that strong families are the backbone for a sustainable community and are excited to support Project Access. In addition to our $10,000.00 contribution, we have also set up a $1,500.00 and $1,000.00 scholarship for Project Access students. Supporting our community is an integral part of our overall business philosophy and we are proud to be a part of Project Access and work with the U-46 Educational Foundation," enthuses, Jeff Wisdom, CEO and fifth generation owner of Wisdom Adhesives.
School District U-46 ranks second largest in Illinois, serving over 41,000 children whose backgrounds represent over 60 cultures. During the 2008-2009 school year, Project Access assisted over 600 students and this coming school year they plan on reaching even more students.
Founded in 1875, Wisdom Adhesives, North America's longest running adhesives manufacturing company, is fifth-generation owned and managed. Wisdom Adhesives is a supplier of environmentally safe and compliant water-based and hot melt adhesives to industrial users throughout the world. Wisdom Adhesives is recognized as a top mid-sized adhesive manufacturer and has a long-standing commitment of responding to customer needs faster - with a 24-hour turnaround - than any company in its industry, providing high-quality products and personalized service second to none.
For more information regarding the Wisdom Foundation
and for more information regarding Project Access,
To obtain more information, call 847.841.7002 or visit http://www.wisdomadhesives.com.
Wisdom Adhesives' corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility is located at
1575 Executive Drive, Elgin, IL 60123.
Wisdom Family Foundation Supports
U-46 Project Access Program