Reading Is Fundamental Book Giveaway, Toomer Elementary, March 2013

CIS of Atlanta is one of the largest Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) partners in the country!  The students at Toomer Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by wearing costumes and pajamas.  They received free books and balloon hats, and they also enjoyed dancing with Thing 1 (from "The Cat in the Hat")!  In addition to a CIS of Atlanta Intern, the event was supported by two of our wonderful volunteers.

Reading Is Fundamental Book Giveaway, Toney Elementary, March 2013

CIS of Atlanta is one of the largest Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) partners in the country!  The students at Toney Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by wearing "Cat in the Hat" hats.  They received free books and Dr. Seuss bookmarks, and they also enjoyed dancing with Thing 1 (from "The Cat in the Hat")!  In addition to a CIS of Atlanta Intern, the event was supported by two of our wonderful volunteers.

Reading Is Fundamental Book Giveaway, Seaborn Lee Elem, Feb 2013

CIS of Atlanta is one of the largest Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) partners in the country!  The students at Seaborn Lee Elementary received free books, and in preparation for Valentine's Day, they had fun writing quotes on a large poster explaining why "reading is sweet"!  The students also signed "thank you" cards for Macy's, the primary sponsor of this year's RIF program!

Food Bank Programs, 2012-2013

For several years, CIS of Atlanta Site Coordinators have effectively used our partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to support students and their families.  Items received from the Food Bank have ranged from fitness drinks to frozen poultry, with a wide variety of kitchen and household products in between. These items have been used as rewards for students who have met goals, incentives to increase parent attendance at events, holiday gift baskets, and in some cases, emergency support for families in need.

Choose Success Awards Luncheon, May 2012

Photos from the 2012 Choose Success Awards, which rewards student groups for community service and recognizes individual students for improvements in attendance, behavior and community service.  The 2012 Awards Luncheon was held in the auditorium of the Georgia-Pacific Building, thanks to our friends at Georgia-Pacific!  The event was hosted by WAOK 1380-AM on air personality, Dr. Lorraine Jacques White, and it featured a special award presented by Jonathan Babineaux of the Atlanta Falcons!  The video below, which was shown during the luncheon, features the 12 winners of Choose Success Individual Awards.  Photos from the event are below the video.

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